Funny that your having issues... the live target perch is my BEST hook up ratio frog type bait. I hook 80% or better. I use the full size not the small one. Ypu can pull the hooks up and out some, i do it with some frogs.
That said my opinion is that fish 4+ pounds are what im targetting with those baits, rarely do you miss or lose fish 4+ on frogs imo. If your around a lot of 1.5-2 lbs, you ratio will suck cause they dont engulf the bait, they just pull it down
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