The Rapala BX Jointed Shad combines lively and responsive action with the capabilities of fishing with these lures in extreme and rugged conditions. The BX Jointed Shad is constructed with tough balsa core baits on the inside, and encased with a durable copolymer shell on the outside. The Shad features a floating and kicking action and can be used for casting and trolling. The multi-species gamefish lure dives to mid-range depths. VMC black nickel round bend hooks.