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#11875462 - 10/11/16 01:47 PM Carolina Rig Weights
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Registered: 03/24/08
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Loc: Frisco, TX
What material do you prefer (tungsten, brass, lead)?

What shape do you prefer?

What weight at what depth?


Edited by Tiltedtitan (10/11/16 01:47 PM)
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#11875481 - 10/11/16 01:54 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Registered: 02/28/04
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Most of the time I use lead egg sinkers 3/4oz when fishing 10ft and deeper. I like a light 5/16oz lead bullet sinker for fast dragging in 10ft or shallower.
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#11875509 - 10/11/16 02:03 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Registered: 01/31/07
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Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
I like The Rock made by Jewel Baits. I don't seem to get hung up as often and you can rig it two different ways.
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#11875579 - 10/11/16 02:34 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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I use brass n glass that I purchase at Star Mart near Lake Fork. If they are out I use lead slip sinkers. I mostly use 3/4oz weights. I have tried 1oz weights and really don't see any advantage to them over the 3/4. The 3/4 gets hung up less, at least for me it does.

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#11875582 - 10/11/16 02:37 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Ive tried and used all of them over the years.

The last couple of years, I have gone back to just a 3/4-1 oz lead bullet weight above the swivel. Don't even use a clacker or bead anymore.
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#11875590 - 10/11/16 02:44 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
John P085 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/12
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I like tungsten barrel weights, 1/2oz to 1oz depending on depth

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#11875665 - 10/11/16 03:33 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
Mayo Online   content
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Registered: 08/13/08
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They're expensive but I've been using the Picasso tungsten flipping weights in plain color. I use braid as main line and they won't eat away at it. It took a little getting use to the feel of them and braid because you feel like you're getting bit but you get a very clear picture of what's on the bottom and I love it now. You can use a bead and or brass clacker not only for noise but as a knot protector but these weights work fine without them.


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#11875746 - 10/11/16 04:24 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Registered: 05/20/04
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I used tungsten bullet 3/4oz for a long time but I fish fluorocarbon main line and they just knick it up too bad. Went back to 3/4oz lead egg sinkers and really other than losing a little sensitivity when going over bottom structure doesn't make any difference and is a lot cheaper.
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#11875828 - 10/11/16 05:20 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: BoomBoom]
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: BoomBoom
I like The Rock made by Jewel Baits. I don't seem to get hung up as often and you can rig it two different ways.


That is a cool looking weight--been looking at those
Would like to try them for Trig also.
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#11875855 - 10/11/16 05:50 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: John P085]
Gamblinman Online   content
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Registered: 11/26/02
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Loc: Yantis, TX
Originally Posted By: John P085
I like tungsten barrel weights, 1/2oz to 1oz depending on depth


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#11876105 - 10/11/16 08:33 PM Re: Carolina Rig Weights [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Registered: 03/29/14
Posts: 112
Loc: Athens, TX
I've been using these for a while. they are pretty snag free for me.

http://fishstanley.com/product/stanley-wedge-head-worm-weights/
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