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#12756729 - 05/15/18 05:03 PM Best worm for wacky rig?
LoneStarHusker Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 403
Loc: Dallas
Just looking to get a kid a lot of bites. Fish size doesn't matter. Which worm do you choose?

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#12756733 - 05/15/18 05:05 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
squib Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/03/03
Posts: 1298
Loc: Lubbock, TX
senko
color 208

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#12756743 - 05/15/18 05:13 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: squib]
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#12756751 - 05/15/18 05:16 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
n_fish Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/16/09
Posts: 121
Loc: Rockwall,Tx.
1) Senko
2) Trick Worm
3) Finesse Worm

I generally choose a watermelon or green pumpkin color variation, but at times they want a blue fleck, purple, or black. Vary the way it’s fished, they may want it hopped of the bottom or laying dead still. Great technique for the kiddos. Good luck to you and your children.

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#12756752 - 05/15/18 05:17 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Huckleberry Online   happy
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 17902
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
Zoom Swamp Crawler

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#12756768 - 05/15/18 05:29 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15480
Loc: Dallas, TX
If you just want bites/numbers, the 4 inch slim senko will get more than the standard 5”
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#12756773 - 05/15/18 05:33 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15480
Loc: Dallas, TX
Good call on the swamp crawler—get way more for the $ compared to the senko
I’d cut off an inch to get more numbers (would catch plenty of sunfish on a wacky shortened to 4.5 inch swamp crawler also)
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#12756774 - 05/15/18 05:34 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Wayne P. Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4100
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Zoom finesse worm. Color is irrelevant, have not found a color that doesn't produce, the presentation is the attraction.







Edited by Wayne P. (05/16/18 01:19 PM)
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#12756796 - 05/15/18 05:57 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Half a senko.
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#12756797 - 05/15/18 05:58 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Fish2222 Offline
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Registered: 02/28/15
Posts: 449
Loc: East Texas
Strike King Ocho 5"
Watermelon.....works great in East Texas water where you find some grass.
I use a 2/0 VMC weedless wacky hook.
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#12756809 - 05/15/18 06:12 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Thad Rains Online   content
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 3117
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Another vote for the senko and Zoom Trick Worm. I also some strange baits, like a 4" to 10" worm, rigged wacky style. I have even used a crawfish, wacky rigged and got bit before, just goes to show you they will bit almost anything you get to them, AT TIMES, but not always. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#12756839 - 05/15/18 06:39 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
bigbass94 Online   content
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4384
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Senko or Reaction Innovations Pocket Rocket. The Missile 48 is killer too.
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#12756867 - 05/15/18 06:58 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Okie Poke Online   happy
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Registered: 02/28/04
Posts: 18542
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
My fav is senkos.
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#12757222 - 05/15/18 10:26 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
Bill Durham Offline
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Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 488
Loc: Crowley
Its pretty close for me.. my best days fishing wacky weightless was watermellon red Senkos. But that was in a small pond. I went through 3 bags over 4 days.. bass up to 8lbs., but if I was fishing big water.. a Zoom Trick Worm in Houdini color is really good wacky rigged.

BD

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#12757231 - 05/15/18 10:33 PM Re: Best worm for wacky rig? [Re: LoneStarHusker]
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Big Sexy

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Yammy 330
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