A straight retrieve gives you an eel like swimming action whilst adding in pauses can make it behave like a darting bait fish, the tail works on the drop as well as the retrieve to give a constant licking action. An alternative retrieve is to twitch it back along the bottom. On a silty bottom the special shaped head kicks up clouds of sediment to catch the fishes eye and is also the reason for the 'Mud Digger' name.
It can be used in both salt and freshwater where any predatory fish will take it with enthusiasm. In tests it was found to be a very effective lure on days when fish were proving hard to tempt with more conventional lures but the Mud Digger managed to trigger a response from cagey and pressured fish
Each pack contains three replacement bodies.