svg-arrow-next svg-arrow-prev
Shop By Brand

Nuclear Ant

(17 reviews) Write a Review

Ice Fishing
Norton Etrust Accredited Business

The Nuclear Ant is unlike any ant ever seen before! It offers a vertical presentation with the addition of a Finesse Plastic four-legged ant collar. The leg collars are interchangeable and replaceable for countless mix and match presentations to match any fishing scenario.


Ice Fishing

Ants have always been proven panfish producers … and now the Nuclear Ant steps up to provide the greatest ant of all time! The Finesse Plastic legs attract and the gold hook has a long shank that allows easy hooking of big, juicy waxies or several maggots without compromising the action. The Nuclear Ant is a great shallow water choice when fish are aggressive or when a more subtle action is needed to trigger finicky fish. Available in two of the most popular panfish sizes, 10 and 8, we know guys who never go home empty-handed because they carry a full selection of every color in every size!

Open Water

Shallow water ’gills, crappies and perch can’t resist the Nuclear Ant when fished around piers, docks and fallen timber. Fish sit in these high-opportunity areas waiting for ants and spiders to take the plunge. Use a tiny float, casting bubble or fly rod to put the Nuclear Ant right in the strike zone. And they’re not just for panfish. Trout engulf Nuclear Ants with reckless abandon, so keep a supply in your trout box, too!

Warning SymbolWARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm –

  • Rock Bass

    Posted by paul spencer on Sep 24th 2019

    Works great when jigged vertically for rock bass.

  • Color red

    Posted by Terry Conklin on Jun 13th 2019

    Haven't been able to try other colors as red seems to be the hot color with red and or black legs. Tipped with spike. All panfish have taken.

  • Sir Things Up

    Posted by Pat Cady on Mar 15th 2019

    I have never seen a product that gets fish active again like the Nuclear Ant. The panfish were literally flying to the top to be the first to take this bait away. I thught my morning had all but stopped until I switched these guys on. Wow it never gets old pulling those big gills through the ice.

Customers Also Viewed



The super soft ultra-slim Finesse Plastic body on a precision lead-head jig catches slab-sized panfish when conventional methods fail. Catch trophy-sized panfish without live bait with this unique...



With its horizontal orientation, finely-balanced lead head, and plastic body molded over a gold hook, Custom Jigs & Spins’ classic Ratfinkee is one of the most effective jigs ever created...

Demon "The Original"

$1.50 - $2.05

The Demon is like an institution among ice fishermen. In fact, some anglers never use another jig style… instead, they keep a variety of sizes and colors on hand to catch any species at any...



A vertical lead-head jig gives the Shrimpo’s Finesse Plastic tail a tantalizing action that big panfish can’t resist. Not horizontal and not vertical, it’s the perfect blend of both...

Gill Pill


A must for any ice jig box, the ’Gill Pill is a tiny—yet heavy—ice jig with a half-moon profile. It has a flat bottom for added fluttering action and an ultra-sharp 45-degree offset...

Slender Spoon

$2.75 - $3.25

  The Slender Spoon is a bent, ultra-light spoon that offers loads of flash and flutter on the fall, unlike any other bait on the market. It comes complete with a size 1 or 2 snap, which...

Wedgee Plastics


The Wedgee is a wispy thin piece of Finesse Plastic with a razor-thin, whip-like tail oscillates with almost no rod movement, appealing to panfish that are feeding on microinvertebrates. This also...

Diamond Jig


When pursuing deeper panfish, look no further than the proven Diamond Jig. Although small and compact, it fishes “heavy” to reach full-fathom bluegills and crappies. Sniffers become...