Looking Through Grandpa’s Tackle Box: What’s Your Favorite Old School Rapala?

It’s A Family Tradition Like virtually every baby boomer who enjoys fishing, my father adores the Rapala brand. From Rapala Original Floaters, Countdowns, and Shad Raps to newer versions like the darting X-Rap line. Undoubtedly my Dad’s favorite lure was the Jointed Rapala in the J9 size, specifically in the gold version. The gold option isn’t actually gold but instead …