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#11503085 - 03/26/16 06:51 PM Top hook 3:16 Rising Son
WasThataBite Online   content
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I just got my weighted, top hook opinion Rising Sons. I wanted the weighted to fish the 3'-5' range and to use the top hook opinion. You have to go through the bait , across the weight and back through the bait to have a top hook. This really seems a weird way to get a top hook. Seems it could cause some line breakage. Please chime in with your thoughts and experience on this.
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#11503139 - 03/26/16 07:15 PM Re: Top hook 3:16 Rising Son [Re: WasThataBite]
Flippin-Out Offline
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Loc: Magnolia, TX
so you want an opinion on a top hook opinion? (Maybe that was supposed to be OPTION?, LOL)


Edited by Flippin-Out (03/26/16 07:16 PM)

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#11503144 - 03/26/16 07:18 PM Re: Top hook 3:16 Rising Son [Re: WasThataBite]
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Yes flippin-out. What do you think about that option?
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#11503159 - 03/26/16 07:29 PM Re: Top hook 3:16 Rising Son [Re: WasThataBite]
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The top hook version has been around for several years. If you're using heavy enough line, like you should be anyway, that routing isn't going to cause line breakage.
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#11503388 - 03/26/16 09:40 PM Re: Top hook 3:16 Rising Son [Re: WasThataBite]
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It's a bit weird way to do it, for sure. I certainly like the idea of top-hooks, and do use them on other baits, partly to help NOT "catch" what doesn't let me have the lure back, LOL. I like the 3:16 baits, but just haven't used that one with top hooks. The Huddleston is my favorite with a top hook.

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#11503580 - 03/26/16 11:56 PM Re: Top hook 3:16 Rising Son [Re: WasThataBite]
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The top hook is legit..
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