King Daddy: Colors: 6 Weight: 1oz Size: 90mm" Pack Count: 1
"King Daddy" is a fitting name for the largest frog in the Spro family. It was not to far in the distant past that Spro was the King of the frog world, the Dean Rojas series, really turned the frog fishing world in it's head, and it is still selling strong today. The King Daddy is a new edition to the Spro line-up, launched back at ICAST 2010, this frog is hard to miss
Overall Rating: 7.1/10
Each frog is rated on the following criteria: Quality, Castability, Presentation, Hook-up Ratio Available Options, Product Availability & Price
If there is one thing you never have to worry about with a Spro product it is the quality, from the body material down to the hooks, they make a quality long lasting product.
The King daddy is equipped with strong, sharp 4/0 hooks and a softer more pliable, yet still dependable body then the standard Spro series (or at least it feels that way)
This beast of a bait weighs in at 1oz and casts fairly well. The big wide body will give more resistance in the wind then the smaller more slender frogs, but the weight helps compensate for this.
As discussed above, Spro products are highly available, and you should not have a hard time finding the King Daddy at an on-line retailer. Locally (Canada or Ontario specifically) you will have less chance coming across this bait in the smaller to medium size tackle shops. It is more expensive then the traditional Spro Frogs and the size makes many anglers back away (what they dont know, wont hurt us)
Options & Price: 3.5/5
Not too many color options available, and of course only one size. Currently the King Daddy is available in 6 color choices, all of which have that "serious" spro look to them (thats a good thing). Pricing seems pretty competitive and as stated previously you can expect to pay between $10-$12 for a quality hollow body frog, anything below is a steal, anything above, you really need to start looking for a new dealer
Where to Find:
A new category to this every changing blog is this video portion. Why not share with you guys a little frog porn so you can see the frogs in action. I plan to film some personally this summer, but for now I will dig in the depths of You tube and share with you some great videos from other sources
Dean Rojas (informational)
Go big or go home, there is no way Im throwing this frog using anything less then a Dobyns 736c, and I may even jump up to a flipping stick, like the DX795. Rod back bone is more important then tip when throwing large frogs like this... dont get me wrong, you still need to be able to walk that frog, so dont go looking for a pool cue.
I use 60lb braid or higher when fishing with this frog, and usually throw it with my Diawa Advantage reel. Again it has a slightly larger profile and helps boost my confidence.