The rattling 44 Mag is in essence a murdich Minnow Hybrid. Murdich minnows have been proven to be an extremely successful pattern here in the great lakes region. it is a great searching pattern that pushes a lot of water for the size. THe 44 Mag is was developed to move more like a small bait fish. It darts and kicks when stripped. this pattern is tied on 2/0 mustad spinner bait hooks and has a rattle. it can be tied in almost any color scheme imaginable. the most popiular colors are: solid crystal (white) , Charturese and white, Yellow & white and fire tiger.