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#11342233 - 01/12/16 08:22 PM Sinkers on rock bottom
doctorxring Offline
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Registered: 11/04/03
Posts: 876
Loc: The Republic of Texas

Have you guys found any types of sinkers that are less prone to getting hung
on rocky bottoms ? In the 1 to 3 ounce range.

thanks ! Chris

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#11342597 - 01/12/16 11:14 PM Re: Sinkers on rock bottom [Re: doctorxring]
Chemdawg Offline
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Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
when i use to fish the river for salon and steelhead in the rives in washington state we would use pencil led it cam on a spool I have not seen it here wich is why i think a lot of guys use slinky weights the pencil led you can bounce it along the river bottom you didn't get up up and much to to in being thin and long it came in different weights

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#11342911 - 01/13/16 08:27 AM Re: Sinkers on rock bottom [Re: doctorxring]
TuN3R Offline
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Registered: 06/04/11
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Loc: San Antonio , Texas
Torpedo weights ?
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#11343333 - 01/13/16 10:59 AM Re: Sinkers on rock bottom [Re: doctorxring]
erittmueller Offline
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Registered: 07/25/15
Posts: 519
Loc: Irving/Valley Ranch
This has produced the least amount of hangups out of anything I've ever used, trolling or drifting might be different but this works for bank/anchoring fishing.

Use a three way rig. Slide an egg sinker on the line, one of the cylindral ones like below. Tie on bank sinker to the end of the line. Easy enough!



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#11343795 - 01/13/16 01:48 PM Re: Sinkers on rock bottom [Re: doctorxring]
Fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/12
Posts: 531
Absolutely. "Bottom Bouncers" are used up north for a lot of different situations. I use them when drifting on Lake Huron for walleye. They have a wire that keeps the main weight from getting caught.
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