Saltwater Fishing Lures - Aloha Lures by Merlin - Trolling for Big Game, Offshore Fishing Lures from Hawaii from Captain Erik Rusnak, aka Merlin. Proven for marlin, tuna, wahoo in Florida, Hawaii, Cabo, St. Thomas, Bermuda, Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans

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Speed Ball Disco
Speed Ball Disco 6.5"


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Smackdown 12"


tint
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Tinted Lures
New Product! Tinted trolling heads by Aloha Lures...now available in your favorite radiant colors. Please note item number with preferred tint color on your order form. Choose from Blue, Purple, or Red. Tight lines and Good times…Captain Erik Rusnak

Blue     Purple     Red


Mongo
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Mongo
The Sundowner Mongo was the original and the design came from a lure that Norm Isaacs had great success with. Norm had actually modified an old Kona scoop nose to create a straight swimmer. Now with five different sizes there's a Mongo for every occasion. The blunted face causes this shape to swim with a lazy alternating pop. Makes an easy target for all predators. The flat-cut nose style runs well in all sea conditions and handles at highe trolling sppeds. Another competition winner, the Large Mongo has excelled in the wahoo and marlin divisions. Available in four sizes:

XLARGE
16"   13 oz
80-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC70

LARGE
12"   7.3 oz
50-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC50

MEDIUM
9"   4.1 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC40

SMALL
7"   2.6 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC30

Macho
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Macho Tube
The Macho Tube or Rumble Tube is a marlin magnet. This resurection of an original Henry Chee tube will light up your spread. Designed especially for those calm days when a little chaos is necessary, the Macho Tube rumbles and pops throwing a long tubular bubble trail. My favorite position for this aggressive lure is the short corner or short rigger.

LARGE     12"     5.5 oz     50-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC50

Beauty
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Beauty
In the wiggle and swim category, nothing beats a Beauty. Designed to run with a tight side-to-side motion this explosive swimmer will catch ono, mahi and those finicky marlin. Winner of thousands of dollars in Gulf tournaments and a star in the 2002 San Juan International, this is a proven competition winner. The Medium Beauty is one of my oldest and most reliable designs. This lure runs well in all sea conditions. My favorite position for the Beauty is short corner or short rigger.

XLARGE
14"   12.2 oz
80-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC70

LARGE
12"   7.5 oz
80-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC50

MEDIUM
9"   4.6 oz
50-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC40

SMALL
7"   3 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC30


EZNut
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EZ-Nut
The EZ-Nut has a deadly effect on fish. This classic design has a modified nose bevel and balanced weight for added control. Explosive and sizzling swim action make it an ideal lure for big billfish and tuna. Following in the footsteps of their larger sibling, The Medium and Small EZ Nut are equally designed to raise fish from the deep. The smaller sizes are a perfect choice for light tackle and trophy dolphin, wahoo, and tuna. The Medium EZ Nut is awesome behind a bird. Short rigger and long rigger are best for this lure design.

LARGE
12"   7.8 oz
80-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC50

MEDIUM
9"   4.5 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC40

SMALL
7"   2.8 oz
20-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC30

Disco
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Disco Ball
The Medium Disco Ball is a favorite Hawaiian design. The bulb on the aft half of this lure causes a nice wobbling action. It pops, swims, and wobbles seductively. Medium Disco Balls catch them all, but wahoo can't resist the boogie action. Great for light tackle applications.

MEDIUM     12.5"     6 oz     50-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC40


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Lil' Disco
The Lil' Disco has a small off-set concave in the bevel of the nose. The pop and swim of this tasty morsel is irresistable to tuna and mahi. When the tuna are shy, fire this baby back there and be ready. Light tackle applications.

Lil Disco     9 1/2"     2.7 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC27


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Foxy Disco
Foxy Disco is setting a new standard in the search for offshore game. The small cupped face and Disco shape cause this lure to swim and pop, raising more fish to your spread. A crusher lure for wahoo, mahi, marlin, marlin and tuna. You can put this lure in your spread with confidence. Try this baby on an outrigger position and watch the fish come rushing. Light tackle applications.

Foxy Disco     7"     4 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC30


Magic
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Magic Bullet
The Magic Bullet is the perfect offshore trolling lure. Demonstrating the deadly "black water ruffle", Magic alternates between surface popping and a below surface rippling effect that imitates a baitfish just under the surface. The original design for this piece came from the end of a broom handle. A classic straight running lure, the Magic Bullet is excellent for catching marlin, tuna, and all blue-water gamefish. In 2002 an estimated 700 lbs. blue marlin was released on the Magic Malolo by the crew of the Foxy Lady in Haleiwa, HI.

MEDIUM
9",  4.5 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC40

SMALL
7"  2.9 oz
30-130 lbs. tackle
Skirt Size OC30


Dominator
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Dominator


The Dominator is a lure that lives up to its name, drawing more strikes than other lures of similar size. The steep nose bevel drives this lure in erratic bursts of activity, imitating scared and fleeing baitfish. Works best on an outrigger or shotgun position. An excellent choice for light tackle trolling.

SMALL     7"  3.1 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC30

Cooler
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Cooler Bait


Named for it's simple ability to fill the cooler, the Cooler Bait design has bagged it's share of meat fish. Yellow fin tuna crash on this unique lure and it's responsible for at least one grander black marlin captured in Australia. The Cooler Bait runs with a deep long bubble trail followed by the "black water ruffle", and then, Whoosh, extra smooth and smoky. This slightly less aggressive swimming action appeals to the tuna and wahoo alike. Favorite position for this lure is the long rigger. Always a positive addition to the spread...

MEDIUM      9"  4.2 oz     50-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC40

ELO
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E.L.O.


E.L.O. is one of my oldest and dearest designs and represents one of my early lathe-cut lures. The simplicity of this shape has endured the test of time. By far one of my favorites, the E.L.O. has a beautiful and smooth pop and swim. A medium large head that works equally on meat fish and monsters, too. For the best results, run this one on the long corner or outrigger position. The electric light orchestra likes to be out in clean water.
LARGE     12"  7.4 oz     50-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC50

Machine
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The Machine


The Machine is my favorite big fish lure. It produces big marlin wherever it goes. This large pear shape swims like a fish, bashing the surface like a feeding tuna or mackerel. One of Darrin Isaacs 'best bait and switch lures of all time'. A must have item for big blue or black marlin. Runs well in rough water. Trolled with hooks or as a teaser, this is one secret weapon that has been revealed. Finest boats and crews include the Machine in their first string lure arsenal. Heavy tackle recommended...

XLARGE     161/2"     13.5 oz     80-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC70

SmashBait
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Smash Bait


The Smash Bait is the largest of the legendary tube designs. Smash Bait earned its name in the blue waters of Hawaii and with its reputation for big fish around the world. An aggressive bevel with softened rails and a slight forward taper, this shape creates some serious distress behind the boat. Aggressive, turbulent, and wounded best describes the action of this head. A fantastic teaser or hook rigged trolling bait for big fish. Fishes best from a corner position. Heavy tackle recommended...

XLARGE     161/2"     13.1 oz     80-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC70

KonaMongo
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Kona Mongo


The Kona Mongo is a bomber bait that can swim a little deeper. The appeal of this large cupped face lure is credited to its deep downward swim... and nerve wracking surface rip. With tournament wins to its credit, this big bait is ideal for all marlin species. Fished as a teaser or rigged with hooks, this bubbling menace will draw action to the spread. Ideal for rough water conditions.

XLARGE     161/2"     13 oz     80-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC70

Malolo
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Malolo Fish Heads


Malolo is the Hawaiian name for the prevalent flying fish. This special line of Malolo Fish Heads have been crushing tuna and marlin in Hawaii for over a decade. With slightly more weight than the standard mirror insert, the Malolos offer realism and balance that fish can't resist. This deadly team of fish heads has something special for every spread having six different head shapes to choose from.....Magic-Malolo, Dominator-Malolo, Mongo-Malolo, Cooler-Malolo, Beauty-Malolo, and EZ Nut-Malolo. These heads are especially designed for rough water.

MEDIUM   9"     50-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC30

Micro
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Micro-Baits


Elephants eat peanuts and predatory pelagics devour Micro-Baits. These bite size morsels are specially designed for durability. Developed and tested in the abundant waters of Hawaii, the Micro series are responsible for tuna and dorado slaughter. With four effective shapes to choose from, the Micro-Beauty, Micro-Magic, Micro-Mongo, and Micro-Lolo are tools for catching more fish. These lures have been especially popular with commercial fishermen.

Micro     51/2"     1.7 oz     20-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC22


Mistake
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Mistake


The Mistake lure is one of my best lures of all time. The original Mistake was an accident. The shape is the same as the Small Beauty but the insert is pure magic. The special glass used in this piece is a fusion of color and light. It glows and swims like a healthy live bait. Out performs other lures of similar size. A perfect lure for anyone who wants to catch more fish.

SMALL     7"     3.7 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC30

Ninja
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Ninja


The Ninja is silent but deadly on small marlin and spearfish. This dynamic little lure boasts some pretty impressive tuna catches, as well, and the durability of the head makes it perfect for the commercial and recreational fisherman. This chromed fish head is detailed to resemble a small flying fish. Choice of inner mylar skirts: Red, Purple, Black, Silver, Chartreuse, Pink, Blue.

Ninja     61/2"     20-130 lbs. tackle


deepsix
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Deep Six
Deep Six was originally designed for tuna but repest reports of marlin and wahoo attacks branded it a slayer. The pointed nose and sharp transition make this shape an important addition to the seasons spead. Skittering across the surface like a fleeing flying fish or squid, the distinct rag doll action is the secret to this deadly lures success.

Deep Six     9"     5.5 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC40


unclemoe
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Uncle Moe
Uncle Moe is the newest addition to the Aloha Lure family. Tuna fishermen - get set for action and have the wasabi and soy sauce ready. A smaller pointed straight runner, Uncle Moe is another rag doll lure with strong fish appeal. Ideal for tuna and wahoo fishing, try both the broken glass and Malolo fish head versions.

Uncle Moe     9"     5 oz     30-130 lbs. tackle     Skirt Size OC30




Respect the ocean, fish hard, and believe...

Tight lines and good times,
Mahalo,
Captain Erik Rusnak


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