46 Reviews
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30% (14)
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96% Recommend this product (44 of 46 responses)
By Van
great for rockfish
January 13, 2020
We use these for rockfish, they last a long time, the hooks are strong and they are not very expensive.
By Tom
January 13, 2020
Very effective lure on striped bass when sand eels are around. Highly recommended.
By Steven F.
New York
Great for fishing open beaches during sand eel runs
September 3, 2019
I really like these. They look very real, they catch fish and hold up to toothy bluefish better than my hogy's.
ProsGreat imitation. Casts pretty well. Catches fish. Will even hold up for a couple of season. Price is pretty good too.
By Chris
Moriches, NY
Striper candy
August 31, 2019
Striper love sand eels and these look delicious to feeding bass
ProsThey work Cast reasonably well Can be worked on the bottom or mid water column Can catch many fish without being destroyed
ConsDon't stand up to toothy critters
By Chris
Manorville, NY
These will catch bass
August 31, 2019
Stripers love em, Blues destroy em. Stock up, they work
ProsCatch fish
ConsBlues destroy em
By Michael
Morganville, NJ
great sand eel imitation
June 19, 2019
casts well, swims well, matches the hatch
Conslike all plastics bluefish destroy them
By Joey
Wantagh, NY
great for the surf
May 20, 2019
a must have in your surf bag
By Igor
Brookly NY
sand eel
December 26, 2018
Has strong odor of kerosene.
By Mike
Good action and a good casting eel.
November 30, 2018
The Tsunami HWE-2 Holographic Sand Eel in olive is one of my favorite search lures for stripers on the beach. Very good action and cast well.
By david c.
West Chester pa
eel lure
November 6, 2018
things thing swim great, I love the integrated jig head. I use them for rock surf fishing for Bass
By Jessie
These things work GREAT!
July 20, 2018
fishing around dusk for stripers and with no eels left( only on my father's and uncle's poles of course) i decided to pop one of the babies on that i bought earlier that day. The bite was slow, but as soon as i dropped one of these down, literally the first drop, BANG! 30 pound striper.
Prosgreat replacement for eels or sand eels.
By James
Tsunami sand eel
July 8, 2018
Bought these for some striped bass fishing on Nantucket. Usual fast shipping and hey work right out of the package.
ProsEasy to fish Cast well
By Fiore V.
New Jersey Manasquan
Excelent Product
June 2, 2018
It's so realistic in the water the bas can't resist it.
ProsIt looks like and acts like the real eel.
ConsNo cons
By steven r.
hampton bays , N.Y.
fall bass
February 21, 2018
this lure has proved to be deadly during the fall bass runs here on long island
By Dave
Asbury Park, NJ
Awesome in the surf!
February 7, 2018
These are great for fall strippers. They seem to work when the first hitting nothing else. A must for everyone's surf bag.
By Rod
Congers, New York
A must when the sandeels are around
January 9, 2018
casts well, properly balanced - if the blues aren't around this is my go to when the sandeels are present
By Ray
Ocean county
A must have for the surf bag
January 8, 2018
Deadly during the sandeel run late fall in nj ... topped with a teaser ... unstoppable
Pros Best sandeel imitation out there
By Daniel
Middlebury, CT
Tsunami eels
August 8, 2017
Live eels can get expensive and yes they have their place but I've gone to use these more since you don't need to worry abut keeping them alive.
Prosgreat underwater action and if fish are in the area you'll get em.
ConsLike all softies it is un-wise to use these around bluefish.
By Dale
Monterey, CA
Rock Cod favorite
August 3, 2017
Hard not to hook up with these sand eels. Cabezon loves these too.
By Bob D.
Fall River, Massachusetts
Superb Bait!!!
July 15, 2017
Flawless action, durable and well made. Flat out WORKS!
By Bob D.
Fall River, Massachusetts
Excellent Bait
July 15, 2017
Flawless action, durable and well made. Flat out WORKS!
By Brian
Cape Cod
Great Lure
June 22, 2017
Solid sand eel imitation for light tackle situations, I fish these around Cape Cod and have had great success with smaller Stripers
By Sof
Long Island
Realistic looking
December 18, 2016
These sand eels look just like the reel thing. They don't cast very far and be careful using them when blue fish are around.
ProsRealistic looking
ConsDon't cast far. Get chopped up fast when bluefish are around.
By Kyle
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Great and heavy to really cast well
October 3, 2016
Doesn't last long with bluefish around they always chomp them up
By Kyle
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Work great but don't last long when bluefish are around overall good lure
October 3, 2016
Great pure pretty light overall great
By Jason
Centereach, Ny
Sand eels
August 5, 2016
You don't even have to cast these far, if there are sand eels and bass around you will catch fish with these. The lack of casting distance can be an issue if the fish are a little far out.
ConsDoesn't cast particularly well.
By Harry M.
Portsmouth, NH
Very effective for Striper
June 27, 2016
Very durable, good casting distance. The smaller size is very effective in schools of striper.
By Joe
Pennsburg, PA
Good for striped bass
June 7, 2016
As close as it gets to using live eels.
Prosvery realistic
By Victor
umeå, västerbotten,sweden
May 29, 2016
In my area these are one of the best seatrout baits out there. We have a lot of sand eel around where i live so a lot of predatory fish only eat sand eels casting any lure that is not long and slender wont get you anything. This lure swims great and the hooks has never given up on me!
By Anthony
Hoboken, NJ
Realistic and cheap
November 19, 2015
Cheap, realistic luring. I haven't caught anything on these yet, but just got them. A fishing report I was reading indicated that stripers were biting them, so I tried them.
ProsCheap, big hook, looks realistic underwater.
ConsI haven't caught anything with them yet, but only used them once or twice.
By Ken C.
Brooklyn NY
November 11, 2015
If you looked at the item, you would think that they were alive. Well made and hope the fish think the same.
By otto
New Jersey
Tsunami HSE6 Holographic Sand Eel Lure
June 4, 2015
One of my go to lures when fishing is tough
By Alex
California, MD
Very Productive
April 27, 2015
Very productive in the fall run when there are sand eels around. Very fun on light tackle!
By Db
new york, NY
very realistic
March 3, 2015
this is the most realistic looking sand eel lure.. my feeling is the body is little too light, I may add some needle weight or trolling sinker for Carolina style.. I love the way looks..
By Cristian
lake worth,Florida
Great investment
January 16, 2015
i went up north for striper fishing and got like 2 20 pounders!
By Jon
Long Branch, NJ
Excellent Teaser for Stripers
December 17, 2014
I caught just as many Stripers on this lure using it as a teaser as I did my primary lure...Excellent!!!
By Denis
Long Valley, NJ
Lifelike action
November 26, 2014
Perfect for when the sandeels show up during the fall striper run.
By Charles
Newport, RI
When presentation counts.
September 18, 2014
When sand eels are present and during the day, I will search for fish with this lure. It doesn't cast out very far but this lure and the action are irresistible. Next best thing to a well tied fly pattern.
ProsVery life like, fish will hit this lure multiple times because it has great mouth feel.
ConsThe different lengths should be available in different weights. Bluefish love them too. If bluefish are present I'll switch to a daiwa sp minnow.
By joe
wethersfield , CT
Stripers love 'em
June 27, 2014
I bought these during the winter after I had seen a man using them the previous summer. It was almost every other cast that I was catching stripers this spring, but be careful when the blues role around they will tear them to pieces.
Prosgreat depth control
By Frank
Dearing, GA
Great Lure
February 18, 2014
Catches alot of Stripers, super realistic, my go to bait
ProsGreat action,catches fish
By Colin
Wallingford, PA
Tsunami Sand Eel
January 21, 2014
These baits are a great representation of sand eels, and they match the profile perfectly. The hook, however, is a little bit big for the bait.
By stephen
sag harbor, NY
A go to
January 19, 2014
These little guys have the fish catching capability as the top dollar plugs for much much less. Fish them on a rough day or a calm day and they will produce time again. Best when the waters are clear and the fish can get a good look at it, they can't resist them!
By Stefan
, Bloomfield nj
Great for fall stripers!
December 9, 2013
When the sand eels are around these are great from the surf.. Bass will pick these up right in the wash.. Slow retrieve with a twitch here and there.. These will put you on the bass..
ProsPerfect sand eel representation
ConsLittle too light.. 7 and 8 inch models are heavier
By Jimmy
Long Island, New York
Looks pretty good but no action yet on these
November 28, 2013
Surprisingly I haven't had much action with these. I do not doubt they catch fish but I have fared much better with Deadly Dicks and Needle fish plugs. I have done very good int he past with shads and I imagine I should have similar results when slimmed bodied baits are present. I will probably try the larger sizes next.
ProsGood action.
By Rich
Brewster, Ma
Great lure for some serious fishing.
November 6, 2013
Bought this to add to my tackle box. Wow! Caught an awful lot of fish this and I am very glad I bought it.
ProsGreat product for some great fishing.
By Craig H.
Boston, MA
I'd eat this
November 4, 2013
Good looking lure, hope it works well.
ProsRealistic coloring

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