Team Esko represents the body silhouette of the CountDown with an extreme swimming action. The floating lure is weighted for easy and accurate casting. Due to its additional bulk and lip design, it will maintain the legendary “wounded minnow” action in strong currents and rough water when many lures give up.
How to Fish:
Trolling: Team Esko swims like Countdown on steroids! Use it for trolling salmon, trout along or other salmonoids with other Rapala lures. Place Team Esko to shorter line in front the other lures in your trolling arsenal. Its extreme action will activate even the most passive fish. If you don’t get a strike on the TE, it often attracts the fish to strike on your other Rapalas that are following it.
Casting: due to Team Esko significant buoyancy, it is a very versatile lure than can be fished in shallow waters where many other similar sized ones fail. Lift your rod tip up, slow down your retrieve and you can fish it even in the surface! Due to its aggressive action by nature, Team Esko swims perfect even at the slowest speed.