Hey Bill, got to tell you that I have been throwing the rat around local lakes and reservoirs in Ontario, Canada and it has been the only thing that can draw big bites lately! I like to cast it out along weed lines and dead stick it for a few seconds and then start to walk it and they smash it! Here's a few 4 and 5 pounders from last night.
Awesome bait! -Nigel Ridge-