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#10908515 - 06/10/15 11:50 AM Drop shot question
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
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Loc: Emory, TX
has anyone threw double hooks on your dropshot rig? like a foot or more apart?

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#10908523 - 06/10/15 11:51 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
UTDmiller Offline
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I personally have not, but fished with a guy who used a mini swimbait as the weight out on fork. Cant remember if he caught a fish on the swimbait or not
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#10908527 - 06/10/15 11:53 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
FACSR Offline
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I have used jigs as my weight and have caught fish on the jig

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#10908535 - 06/10/15 11:55 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
Karl Dietz Offline
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I've done it several times....about a foot apart!

I've caught fish at each level! 50/50... No favorite height so far!
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#10908579 - 06/10/15 12:11 PM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
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Shaky head as the weight, yes, I like that around deep rock/gravel.

I have rigged 3 hooks before, but the more plastics you have hanging off the line, the less sensitive and more cumbersome everything feels. Don't have an underwater camera, but it feels like the action is compromised some the more hooks/plastics you have tied on.
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#10908592 - 06/10/15 12:17 PM Re: Drop shot question [Re: collincountytx]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Shaky head as the weight, yes, I like that around deep rock/gravel.

I have rigged 3 hooks before, but the more plastics you have hanging off the line, the less sensitive and more cumbersome everything feels. Don't have an underwater camera, but it feels like the action is compromised some the more hooks/plastics you have tied on.
dude i never thought about a shaky head as a weight, that would work perfect. Thank you, for sure gives me an idea. plus makes your odds that much better

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#10909022 - 06/10/15 03:09 PM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
FlaNative Online   content
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Originally Posted By: EtxBassFisher
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Shaky head as the weight, yes, I like that around deep rock/gravel.

I have rigged 3 hooks before, but the more plastics you have hanging off the line, the less sensitive and more cumbersome everything feels. Don't have an underwater camera, but it feels like the action is compromised some the more hooks/plastics you have tied on.
dude i never thought about a shaky head as a weight, that would work perfect. Thank you, for sure gives me an idea. plus makes your odds that much better


+1 on the shaky head for the weight on the bottom of the drop shot rig. I get hit on both the drop shot lure and the shaky head, with maybe slightly more hits on the shaky head.
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#10910160 - 06/10/15 11:00 PM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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At a rate of one Roboworm per bite, haha, that would get expensive quick. I catch around 4 out of 5. So that would be 10 worms for 4 bass. Lol.
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#10910209 - 06/10/15 11:49 PM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
TanHner36 Offline
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Registered: 04/03/15
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Loc: Houston, TX
I will often use weighted JigRigs with a Craw Bait . It was half running out of tackle for regular dropshot and half seeing a craw under my Senko that gave me the idea. I've caught a ton of fish with the setup on both top and bottom and figure it covers 2 types of baits in case they aren't biting one or the other.

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#10910386 - 06/11/15 07:10 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
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Loc: Beckville, TX
I will T-rig a worm or sometimes use a shakey head for the bottom bait and it works very well. I've posted this set up before and was informed that it was against the rules in some bass tournaments to use multiple hooks. I don't tourney fish so it makes no difference to me but it's a great set-up especially for this time of year. I generally catch maybe 4 bass on the drop shot for every 1 on the bottom bait. Good luck and good fishin.


Edited by bush hog (06/11/15 07:11 AM)

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#10910465 - 06/11/15 07:54 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Try a Carolina-Texas-drop shot. Lol. Run all three at once on an Alabama rod. Lol.
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#10910510 - 06/11/15 08:12 AM Re: Drop shot question [Re: Andrew Taylor]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
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Loc: Emory, TX
guess you couldn't throw a-rig then

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