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#11607214 - 05/16/16 10:11 PM Rigging for doubles?
OleMissPharmacy Offline
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How do I tie a jig or something similar above the slab?
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#11607257 - 05/16/16 10:31 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
Joe Slab Online   content
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Drop shot clips from Moe's tackle shop. He's on the form. thumb

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#11607495 - 05/17/16 07:22 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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It's fun catching two at a time, but if the action is fast and furious, you can catch more fish faster with just the slab. Was at Bardwell last Thursday, catching two at a time, and had to take the jig off, as it was slowing me down! banana
Now don't get me wrong, that's a good problem to have! LOL
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#11608264 - 05/17/16 12:53 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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Best to use swivels. Works really well until you start running into big stripers then you break off when you get more than one on at a time. You can prevent the striper breaking the line with 40 LB test fluorocarbon but they will bend or break the hooks.

Two at a time


Three at a time even better


Stripers bend hooks and pull o-rings out
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#11608760 - 05/17/16 04:26 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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Fish don't bend or break hooks. Fishermen do by not using the drag and their rod correctly.
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#11609036 - 05/17/16 06:38 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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#11609219 - 05/17/16 08:18 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: Streetwalker]
Tmckn Offline
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Originally Posted By: Streetwalker
Fish don't bend or break hooks. Fishermen do by not using the drag and their rod correctly.

Two stripers fighting each other at the same time can pull a o-ring and bend or break a hook no matter how the drag is set.
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#11609317 - 05/17/16 09:07 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
Jerod Pontello Offline
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Yep

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#11609347 - 05/17/16 09:24 PM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
fmclee Offline
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Wow ..... You need to use better quality hooks and rings ....

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#11609557 - 05/18/16 12:41 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
OleMissPharmacy Offline
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Edit: Never mind. I did some research and found that I need to tie a dropper loop.


Edited by OleMissPharmacy (05/18/16 01:19 AM)
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#11609575 - 05/18/16 02:46 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
nate king Offline
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Originally Posted By: OleMissPharmacy
Edit: Never mind. I did some research and found that I need to tie a dropper loop.


or that
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#11609749 - 05/18/16 07:53 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
Streetwalker Offline
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Be prepared to lose fish using the dropper loop.

I make these little jewels for fishing two baits.

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#11609762 - 05/18/16 08:00 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: Streetwalker]
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You can also get a jig head with an upper and lower eye. Personally, I like Moes drop shot clips.
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#11609870 - 05/18/16 08:58 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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I found a bunch of these VMC hooks on clearance at WalMart for $1.00 for a package of 5. Bought all they had. I tie a white marabou feather on it with red thread. The sand bass love it, as well as the crappie.
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#11610088 - 05/18/16 10:16 AM Re: Rigging for doubles? [Re: OleMissPharmacy]
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Careful with those VMC hooks. I had the wire break on me. I use only Mo's drop shot clips now
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