Still our workhouse and best seller! The original Melton Cherry Jet is the finest scoop jet lure on the market today with a design so unique, it's patented! The Cherry Jet's unique swimming action and side to side movement are hard to beat from any trolling position. Each Melton Cherry Jet is machined from solid brass bar stock to exacting aerospace tolerances and hand polished to a mirror finish. Fish cannot resist the tuned sonic resonance and thick bubble stream. Proven irresistible to every major species pursued by the blue water enthusiast. All Melton Jets are proudly MADE IN THE USA.
We have long known that Cherry Jets are deadly on all Tuna and Marlin species but recently they have been enjoyed unmataced success on bigeye, yellowfin, bluefin and albacore tuna. One famous East Coast Charter operation, "Canyon Runner" wont leave the dock without a full spread of Melton Cherry Jets. The very lure that won them $236,000 in the 2012 White Marlin Open! That fish was caught on a medium cherry jet in "Canyon Runner" skirt colors. If your serious about your offshore fishing you owe to yourself to fish these lures.
There are three sizes of cherry jet. Small 3/4 diameter, Medium 7/8 diamter and large, 1" diameter. The small Cherry Jet is ideal for 20-80lb. tackle but don't be fooled by it's small size..200lb.+ tuna love this lure. The Medium Cherry Jet is best on 30-130lb. tackle and the Large is best on 50lb.-unlimited due to it's heavier weight and ability to carry a double hook rig up to a 10/0 size.
We have preselected our hottest "catching" colors for you below but all Melton Cherry Jets are available custom skirted in your choice of colors.
Submitted by True Brit from Cabo San Lucas on 04/06/13
Rated Melton Cherry Jets5 / 5
When the clients want to catch a wahoo this is the best lure going. Melton International needs to offer other skirt combos in particular black over read and hot pink. Marlin tuna and dorado also bite this lure on a regular basis. I recommend rigging the lure with heavy mono leader in the 500lb- 600lb range. Inspect the leader after every bite and trim down as needed. A MONEY MAKER, PURE AND SIMPLE!!!!!!!!