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#12278267 - 06/04/17 03:05 PM What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig?
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I am forcing myself to learn this technique. Forgive me if this subject has been beaten to death in the past. Just curious to see what lure you will typically try on this rig. Also, what depth do you normally target while using it, and can it be used on rocks?

Thanks for any input
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#12278270 - 06/04/17 03:07 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
bigbass94 Offline
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You can put whatever the he!! you want on there! However, a Zoom Brush Hog, Mag Trick Worm, or Fluke is hard to beat. A GrandeBass or Hags worm is great too because they float. I fish a Carolina rig in 5ft-35ft and yes, you can fish it over rocks.


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#12278282 - 06/04/17 03:19 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Regular Zoom Fluke is good on some lakes, and the Zoom Lizard is good on most lakes. Brush hogs are what a LOT of people use, I think that's why I do so good on Lizards and Flukes.

I have also heard of dudes using AirTail rattlers (the float up from the bottom), but have yet to try it. I have a friend that uses RageTail craws on them and it works for him....

I guess the real answer is almost any soft plastic probably can work.

Biggest trick, for me, is a HEAVY weight. I want to crash into cover and stir up mud. I want it to cause some racket.

Don't be scared to drag it through heavy grass either....worked for me last Monday ....enough for 1st place.
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#12278304 - 06/04/17 03:43 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
H B Offline
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I like a baby brush hog on it, drag it around till you feel a rough spot or some brush.
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#12278314 - 06/04/17 03:49 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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Magnum flukes and lizards most of the time, have used everything from trick worms to Brush Hogs.

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#12278318 - 06/04/17 03:51 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
SAKS Offline
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Start with a Smashtech bubble fry and go from there.

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#12278347 - 06/04/17 04:23 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
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What's not good?! Lol

I Echo everything all the other guys said.

I would add as we get into the dog days of summer in my opinion nothing beats a 12 inch Magnum worm. It looks big to us but the bass don't care. Even a 14-inch bass will Hammer a 12 inch worm.
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#12278411 - 06/04/17 05:37 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
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If the bite gets tough, downsize with centipede or baby snake.
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#12278415 - 06/04/17 05:40 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
MagFluker Offline
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All of the above work, I'd add a Senko to the list
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#12278486 - 06/04/17 06:51 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
west tex angler Offline
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Registered: 05/01/14
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Loc: azle texas
My favorites are the V&M Baby Swamp Hog.
Biffle Bug
fluke
centepede
Lake Fork Crazy Flapper
They all work
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#12278489 - 06/04/17 06:53 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: MagFluker]
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bps stud fry was the best, zoom fish doctor a close second. green of course.
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#12278543 - 06/04/17 07:31 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: senko9S]
Chris B Online   content
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Ring frys.
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#12278562 - 06/04/17 07:42 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
dmr183 Offline
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Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 883
Loc: San Antonio
Any plastic!!!!

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#12278595 - 06/04/17 08:12 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
steve Mbass Offline
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Registered: 10/07/13
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Loc: Frisco
Buzz bait!

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#12278623 - 06/04/17 08:40 PM Re: What soft plastics do you use on a C-rig? [Re: loves2fish]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
I hate dragging a C-rig around. Really hate it! But it flat catches fish, sometimes when nothing else will. Like mentioned above start smaller. Bubble Fry, LFT Ring Fry, Grande Bass Rattlesnakes, Baby Brushhogs... As you learn the technique(very uncomplicated) you will find times that "power C-rigging" will work. Full sized Brushhogs, 10"-12" worms... Even more "power C-rigging"? Try a 1oz jig instead of a weight and offer em two baits. Not a complicated way to fish. Just drag it around.
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