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#12425634 - 09/13/17 07:09 PM Sinker question
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
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Loc: Texas
Have any of you found a sinker for a Carolina rig that will not quickly get hung when fishing in thick, chunky rocks? If so, please tell me about it.

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#12425652 - 09/13/17 07:29 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/bass-pro-shops-xps-finesse-weights

been using these for years. they will come threw anything. Just make sure you are feeling the weight
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#12425693 - 09/13/17 07:49 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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Thanks for the reply. I have some of those finesse sinkers and use them in the grass, but had no idea they would work well in rock. Will give them a try.

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#12425922 - 09/13/17 10:18 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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They lay flat on the ground and don't dig. they also roll good on the rocks. If you hang up you can pop the line lightly and pop it off. The Bow arrow trick works well.
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#12425939 - 09/13/17 10:28 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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#12426061 - 09/14/17 06:39 AM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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I don't know if they are still out there but someone used to make round weighted balls with an eyelet on it and it works very well in rocks on a C-rig. I still have some but they only have the weight stamped on them not the brand. I thought they were made by Gene Larew but im not sure about that. Maybe someone else on here remembers them. They looked like a small super ball with an eyelet sticking out of it.


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#12426239 - 09/14/17 09:14 AM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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I appreciate the replies. Looking through the sinkers on the Cabela's website after I posted the question, I saw the Lindy's sinker that KD mentioned as another option. I plan to try the finesse style sinker next week and the next time I place an order I will get a Lindy's sinker to also try. Thanks for the help.

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#12426802 - 09/14/17 04:14 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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BPS XPS

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#12428047 - 09/15/17 06:39 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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#12428056 - 09/15/17 06:44 PM Re: Sinker question [Re: SlowDown]
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I gave those lindy sinkers a try and they are really hard to lose. I am loving them so far.
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