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#11312026 - 12/30/15 11:44 AM Worm fishing knowledge
txmasterpo Offline
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http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish/story/1468358-10-worm-fishing-secrets-you-may-not-know

I've posted this before but it's great info for a new worm fishermen and old pro's too......only thing I don't agree with are comments on tungsten inserts....I fish insert free diamond honed and never have a problem....
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#11314621 - 12/31/15 02:19 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
toddfish Offline
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Yep, a very good article from the worm master!

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#11314666 - 12/31/15 02:39 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
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So what type/length/colors of worms should a new worm fisherman look into buying?
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#11314794 - 12/31/15 03:44 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
kirbydog Offline
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Great article. #1 is absolutely correct-I catch way more fish on a sliding weight than a pegged weight.
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#11314920 - 12/31/15 04:57 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
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6" curly tail grape worm no peg

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#11315015 - 12/31/15 05:56 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
gatoreyes Online   content
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That is informative. I now definitely will limit pegging a worm. Glad he covered worm retrieval techniques too, as you don't hear too much on this.

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#11315344 - 12/31/15 07:48 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: Rhino68W]
txmasterpo Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rhino68W
So what type/length/colors of worms should a new worm fisherman look into buying?


Look at Zoom ....buy lots of straight tail and ribbon tail worms..... Watermelon, watermelon/red, black/blue tail, in Berkly power baits look at craw chiggers in same colors.....2-4/0 hooks.....1/8 - 3/8 tungsten weights......get to fishing
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#11315393 - 12/31/15 08:13 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: Rhino68W]
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Originally Posted By: Rhino68W
So what type/length/colors of worms should a new worm fisherman look into buying?



Blue fleck power worm would be a great one to start with
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#11315547 - 12/31/15 09:47 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
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On most of these lakes in Texas,green pumpkin or watermelon red will normally get you bit but don't be afraid to try other colors. Black is also one color that you can't go wrong with.

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#11315558 - 12/31/15 09:51 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Red Shad 10" power worms will get bit. Also try LFT worms, the Blue fleck red is good in the spring during post spawn.

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#11315869 - 01/01/16 08:20 AM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
Rickmb Offline
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My PB came on a worm. I mostly use 7.5" Culprits. Crawdad is my favorite color and found it will get bit on any lake I have fished except Amistad (Watermelon red is the only color that worked for me). Lately green pumpkin/blue fleck has produced better.
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#11315982 - 01/01/16 09:28 AM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
chas1 Offline
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Loc: Stephenville tx.
Any color or shade purple or grape will get you bite on most lakes,i have only thrown them 50 years and they still work.

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#11316114 - 01/01/16 10:59 AM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
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Registered: 06/30/15
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Anyone have a pic of the work rigged on a straight hook? I always use offset hooks
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#11316310 - 01/01/16 12:45 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
Ken A. Online   content
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Larry Nixon is regarded by many of his peers as the Worm-Master. I saw him catch a limit of keeper bass once in 7 minutes.

One of my all time favorite videos is of him catching a 7+ in a BASS Mega-Bucks event on the Harris Chain in Florida.. It is awesome!

You can Google images of a T-rigged plastic worm and find a few thousand pix. thumb





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#11316322 - 01/01/16 12:51 PM Re: Worm fishing knowledge [Re: txmasterpo]
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