Quality Musky & Pike Bucktail Lures & Baits!

Cat’s Tails Boomerang Bucktail

In 1992, Roger Williamson, nicknamed “Catfish”, created “Cat’s Tails” Lures and began creating high quality muskie and northern pike lures and baits.

These original pike and musky bucktail lures have been a proven fish catcher! These baits were the very first musky bucktails to incorporate single trailer hooker, pheasant feathers and plastic teaser tail. This idea started the plastic revolution in musky fishing tackle.

Since then, the original muskie and pike lures including Cat’s Tails musky bucktails and musky surface baits have proven to be excellent, durable baits The largest reported muskie and northern pike caught on Cat’s Tails Lures have been a 53” Muskie, and a 44” Northern Pike.


Today there is an extensive variety of Cat’s Tails muskie and pike lures all of which you will find for sale on this website. These same muskie and pike lures have also proven to be great fishing tackle on the Great Lakes fishing for Lake Trout, smallmouth bass, Lake Superior pike and they’re also great lures for saltwater fish.

Cat’s Tails Lures popular Original Musky Bucktails have been followed by a full line of custom muskie bucktails including the compact bucktail minis made with a single Siwash trailer hook and plastic teaser tail, the Super 8 Bucktails with two #8 fluted blades designed to bulge the surface or work over high weed cover, and the topwater bucktail baits designed to be an extremely weedless surface lure that rises quickly and kicks up a fuss with its twin counter rotating blades.

These bucktails are designed to catch muskies and pike and will produce all season long.

Magnum 8’s All Purpose Lures

The musky bucktails are designed specifically for muskie and pike fishing.

Our Little Spin Devils with their 3 ½” spoon are perfect for pike, lake trout and saltwater species. Tied using bucktail/pheasant feathers, holographic tinsel and bent wire these spinning baits create erratic action with a forward spinner.

Black Rat

Musky Rats

Cat’s Tails “Musky Rat” surface baits are one of the easiest to work surface baits you will ever use. Slow to moderate retrieves work best, providing a tantalizing wiggle and roll.

So take a look around, pick a few favorites, and get set for the best fishing of your life!



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Topwater Bucktails


Topwater Bucktails

This surface musky topwater bucktail lure from Cat Tails is an extremely weedless buzzer that rises quickly and kicks up a fuss with its twin counter rotating blades. A large single hook with a plastic trailer allows you to work this bait through the thickest cover. These quality topwater bucktail swimbait lures are great for musky, pike and bass fishing.

Length: 6″
Weight: 1 oz

Bucktails Originals


Original Bucktails

This is the bucktail lure that put Cat’s Tails on the map. A very versatile musky and northern pike bait, the “Original” can be fished at multiple depths depending on your retrieve speed. A treble hook with single Siwash trailer hook and twin tail plastic teaser is deadly as an attractant or when fish are striking short. Add your own choice of teaser or leave the trailer naked to hook those wary fish that nip at the tail. Cat’s Tail Original Musky Bucktails are quality, custom made musky lures.

Length: 8″
Weight: 1.6 oz


Black and RedNatural

Super 8 Musky Bucktail


Super 8’s Bucktails

Out of the same mold cast as the original bucktails, with the difference being two #8 fluted blades, and 5 color patterns. Both of these musky spinning bucktails are made with our new special, ½ ounce keel weights, great for trolling, deep down rigging, or casting, with absolutely no tumble or line twist!!

These are the smoothest running bucktails ever, with super lift, and instant blade spin!

Weight: 2 oz.
Length: 7″

Bucktail Minis


Mini Bucktails

The mini musky bucktail is a compact version of the popular Cat’s Tails line of musky bucktails that includes the single Siwash trailer hook and plastic teaser tail. This mini bucktail fishing lure will produce all season long. Make your own combo by changing to the the teaser of your choice without the need to disassemble the bait. These quality swimbaits are great bucktail lures for bass, pike and musky.

Length: 6″

Weight: 1 oz

Common Brown RatRedhead Rat

Musky Rats


Musky Rats

One of the easiest to work musky surface baits you will ever use. Slow to moderate retrieves work best, providing a tantalizing wiggle and roll. Two hooks and super tough paracord tail.

Length: 4-1/2″ w/o tail

Weight: 2.1 oz

Boomerang Blade Bucktails


Boomerang Blade Bucktails

New! There’s nothing else out there like our Boomerang Blade Bucktails! Made from bucktail & tinsel these lures are available in 6 color combinations.