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#11890235 - 10/20/16 06:12 AM Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ?
hawghoover Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/28/15
Posts: 478
Loc: Lewisville Tx
was just thinking i get so many thumps that miss the bait has anyone ever tried a small treble hook stinger hook on your jig? like size 12 or 14 .it would be a pain to put it on and off every time you change your plastics and im sure you would hang up much more but just think of all the fish that come off on the way to the boat.

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#11890263 - 10/20/16 06:51 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
Chris H2Os Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/01/09
Posts: 2486


Rockport Rattler Outlaw Max. I wouldn't fish a brush pile with it.

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#11890285 - 10/20/16 07:30 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: Chris H2Os]
hawghoover Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/28/15
Posts: 478
Loc: Lewisville Tx
nice i like it!

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#11890619 - 10/20/16 11:10 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
REDGUN Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/01/10
Posts: 581
Loc: DFW Metromess
No way, I would add a treble hook. Maybe a little small stinger hook, in the tail of the plastic??
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#11890653 - 10/20/16 11:24 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
C.M. Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 45
I'd also add a scope. Smth like this, only with hook instead of a knife...

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#11890667 - 10/20/16 11:29 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
fishing_ken Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/29/10
Posts: 1242
Loc: Arlington, Tx.
when the fish nip at my bait i just downsize...from 2.25 ti 1.25

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#11890681 - 10/20/16 11:34 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
Tx_ThumpAddict Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 996
Loc: burleson
Ive thought about this many times, just never actually done it.

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#11890713 - 10/20/16 11:43 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: hawghoover]
Grainraiser Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/10/09
Posts: 2443
Loc: Mesquite TX
I just add a crappie nibble so they hold on to the bait a few seconds more.

Reggie

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#11890747 - 10/20/16 11:57 AM Re: Anyone ever use a Trailer Hook ? [Re: Grainraiser]
Chiprat Offline
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Registered: 04/28/15
Posts: 227
Loc: Highland Village, Texas
Agree, I have tried a Second hook, and had no success. But adding some Cut Shad, or some Attractant works very well. As said above, Down sizes as well. or you just know they are small and don't worry.. lol

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