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#11212482 - 11/08/15 09:56 AM Texas rig vs drop shot
Aggie34 Offline
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Registered: 02/01/15
Posts: 175
Loc: Glen Rose
Started fishing a heavier drop shot geared towards flipping brush and docks. Using a 7ft MH casting rod with a weedless rigged worm. My questions is when would you throw this over a texas rig and vice versa?
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#11212501 - 11/08/15 10:09 AM Re: Texas rig vs drop shot [Re: Aggie34]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 10017
Loc: Dallas, TX
Heavy drop shot on braid--deep grass, calmer conditions; thick grass edges, when they want it really slow. I don't fish efficiently with a heavy drop shot around thicker wood and pads (line to weight getting tangled in pad stems and small branches)

Texas rig--wood, windier conditions, middle of lily pads, when they want it moving more.
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#11215101 - 11/09/15 01:52 PM Re: Texas rig vs drop shot [Re: Aggie34]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12204
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Only when it is easier to get the Tx. rig into an area you are fishing. If the drop shot gets tangled up too much because of the cover, then I would switch to the Tx. rig. I fish a heavy drop shot rig also.

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