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Roboworm Straight Tail Worm

Roboworm Straight Tail Worm Review

Rated 90/100 overall based on feedback from 1 users
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The Straight Tail Worm is one of the most well-known soft baits for drop shot. This bait thrives in warmer seasons where fished have moved deeper fishing pressure is high. Here is our Roboworm Straight Tail Worm review.

Estimated price: $4.1
  • Available in 4.5, 6, and 7 inches
  • Straight-tailed worm
  • 65 of some of the finest hand-poured colors
  • One of the most recognized baits for drop shot

Summarized feedback from Bass Anglers

Reasons to buy

  • Many anglers say this is the best worm for drop shot
  • Subtle, lifelike action has made this bait successful in almost any water
  • Many love this bait on a shaky head - not only drop shot
  • 65 color variants - this means there's a Roboworm for any water type
  • The material is super soft and loaded with salt - giving the ideal action and making bass hold on for a touch longer
  • This bait can catch bass of all kinds and sizes
  • A Smallmouth weapon!
  • Fishing a pressured system? Throw a Roboworm.

Reasons not to buy

  • Anglers don't enjoy the packaging of these worms
  • Some anglers have had durability issues. However, this comes with the elite action

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Jan 31, 2023
There is a reason this thing has been around forever, its just too good. Go-to confidence bait for when I really need a bite. Usually fish it on a shakey head.

Bottom Line

The Roboworm Straight Tail is arguably the most talked about drop shot bait. This guy simply gets bit everywhere and if you're into drop shot - you just need a pack of these. Roboworm have mastered the action and profile of this bait and several anglers don't look anywhere else when stocking up for their drop shot days.

If you're looking to fish a similar profile, but with just a bit more bulk - check out the Fat Straight Tail Worm.

Roboworm have set a high standard for drop shot baits and other brands are constantly trying to emulate their style. This is simply of the most successful baits, ever.


About the brand

Roboworm are an old school brand when it comes to bass fishing. Starting out in 1989, Greg Stump and Bassmaster Elite Series angler Aaron Martens combined their love for bass fishing and developed one of the leading manufacturers of soft plastics.

Roboworm are still the go-to guys for all kinds of presentations and they're responsible for winning plenty of prize money.

Some of Roboworm's finest:

  • Fat Straight Tail Worm
  • Straight Tail Worm
  • Alive Shad

A few professionals Roboworm have worked with:

  • Brett Hite
  • Aaron Martens
  • Gary Dobyns