Rigging Tips And Tricks

This page is dedicated to anglers everywhere. Here we put up copies of world records won with our lures, tips and tricks people like you have sent in, and photos of you with your catch. Please feel free to send us new content for this page; if you caught it using a Hot Spot, we'd like everyone else to know!

World Records
Hot Spot Lures at their best: beating out the rest. Click each image to see a larger version.
(Some of the dates may seem old; please realize that these records have NOT been broken!! Hot Spot still holds them!)
I.G.F.A. World Record for Atlantic Salmon
60 lbs, 9 oz.
I.G.F.A. World Record for Kokanee Salmon
9 lbs, 6 oz.
I.G.F.A. World Record for Rainbow Trout
31 lbs, 10 oz.

Deadly Trolling Techniques - Free Booklet

This is our most requested literature. It contains a wealth of information on how to maximize your catch. The booklet is in Adobe PDF form. Please right-click on it and choose "Save-As" to download it to your computer.

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Hot Spot Hall of Fame
No amount of advertising or promotion on our part can match the expressive power of these photos. We invite all anglers who have experienced success to write us, and send us a photo so we can place you on our Hall of Fame. Click on pictures to view a larger version

Diane Wylds-Molnar was the winner of the Fish Kincardine Derby in May, 2016 with this lake trout weighing 19.96lbs. Caught in Lake Huron just off Kincardine using a 5.5" #431 Stinnson Apex. Diane was the lucky recipient of a $5000 shopping spree to Canadian Tire, the winner of Ladies Day and Seniors Day.
Bill Molnar was the winner of the Fish Kincardine Derby in May, 2014 with this salmon weighing 16.26 lbs caught off Lake Huron just off Kincardine using a 4.5" #419 Oil Apex. Bill was also the winner of the salmon aggregate totalling 57.97 lbs and a $1000 shopping spree to Lake Huron Rod and Gun.
Our sales manager, Malcolm Clay, at a North American fishing show. Look for Hot Spot's booth at your next fishing show and come see our new products.
Lawson Barnes (left) and Capt. Danny Thompson (right) with their 7 lb. 15 oz. Brown Trout, caught at Lake Jocassee, South Carolina, U.S.A., on January 28, 1995. 1st Place in the Annual Lake Jocassee Trout Tournament. Lure: Hot Spot Apex #75 (Chartreuse) 5.5"
Ron Sloy's catch in Port Alberni, British Columbia. Lure: Hot Spot Apex #73 (Bright Green/Yellow) 6.25"
Erik Espenhain with his catch of October 2001 Lure: Hot Spot Trout Killer Apex #83 (Black/Pearl) 1.5"
Erik Espenhain with more of his catch Lure: Hot Spot Trout Killer Apex #83 (Black/Pearl) 1.5"
Erik Espenhain with even more his catch! Lure: Hot Spot Trout Killer Apex #454 (Black-Green/Red Stripe) 1.5"