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#10900480 - 06/06/15 10:54 PM swim bait hooks.?
oldnitro Offline

Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 283
What size weights and what size hooks are you using on 5 or 6 inch
swim bates

#10900999 - 06/07/15 11:56 AM Re: swim bait hooks.? [Re: oldnitro]
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It really depends on a couple of factors. If the bait body is thick, I will use a 5/0. Thinner you may get by with a 4/0. Weight depends on the depth I'm fishing. Baits this size I am usually fishing like a spinnerbait or swim jig so usually no more tham 1/4 oz. I'm a big fan of the screw lock type hooks - easier for me to center & rig straight. There are many other ways/ideas - these are just some of the things that work for me. Tight lines!
Take a kid fishing.

#10902583 - 06/08/15 08:47 AM Re: swim bait hooks.? [Re: oldnitro]
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6/0 or 7/0, weight depends on the depth and speed you plan to fish the swim bait.

You can also get some weighted swim bait hooks that work well.

Edited by ezbassin (06/08/15 08:48 AM)

#10903006 - 06/08/15 11:14 AM Re: swim bait hooks.? [Re: oldnitro]
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Edited by Joey Watts (06/08/15 11:17 AM)
Joey Watts
Flatlands Custom Tackle
5413 Marshall County Line Road
Byhalia, MIssissippi 38611


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