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#12804890 - 06/25/18 01:31 PM Drop shot Hook
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
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Loc: W.Falls, TX



Anyone try this new hook? Whats your favs ....Have a good day!!
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#12804904 - 06/25/18 01:39 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Sinkey Offline
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Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 5197
Loc: Frisco, TX. and Lake Fork
Roboworm 1/0 medium wire. Best hook made.

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#12804912 - 06/25/18 01:45 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
SKEETER_MAN_225 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/07
Posts: 3449
Loc: TEXAS
plus one on the Roboworm Rebarb medium wire hooks!!
I have seen this hook wrangle a 9.65 out of wood and not bend or break.
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#12804914 - 06/25/18 01:45 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
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Loc: ft.worth
+2 on the robo
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#12804917 - 06/25/18 01:48 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Haven't tried the robo hook.....but the gama above is not that great. I use just a regular ol mosquito hook...tie a palomar with a long tag and pull the entire knot back through the eye. This will make the hook stand out. Tie your drop weight to the tag end.
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#12805036 - 06/25/18 03:14 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
+3 on Roboworm hooks

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#12805039 - 06/25/18 03:16 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
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Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
I prefer an Owner Rigging in size 1, gonna try that Roboworm hook.

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#12805040 - 06/25/18 03:17 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Greg W Offline
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Registered: 10/14/15
Posts: 151
I use a Robo 2/0 on 10lb fluro. I fish mostly drop and C-rig now and the robo worms and hooks are money. Drop is easy to take new anglers as you don't have to do a hard hook set to catch fish.

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#12805066 - 06/25/18 03:35 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Finesse Master/ Dropshot king Offline
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Registered: 12/18/15
Posts: 1656
Loc: Arlington
Hard to bet a gamu size 2 splitshot hook been using it forever caught fish on it for the last 10 years.
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#12805076 - 06/25/18 03:39 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Ken A. Online   content
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: Bas-ii-tis



Anyone try this new hook? Whats your favs ....Have a good day!!


The swivel-ized hooks are designed for the guys that dropshot deep water vertically. I fish with a guide at Table Rock once a year and we always dropshot directly under the troll-motor in 60-100' of water. Typically the fish are suspended 40-50' down. When you dropshot vertically like that it causes severe line twist. Thus the need for the specialized hooks.

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#12805128 - 06/25/18 04:15 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
bsouth401 Offline
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Registered: 12/16/10
Posts: 1954
Loc: Texas
The boys and I have been using the 1/0 and 2/0 Owner Riggin' Hook for a few years with good results but if Sinkey says the Robo hook is better I would have to agree with him! I do know that those drop shot hooks that come with the swivel made onto them don't work well for me. I had some that were gieven to me and I cut the swivels off and used the hooks. If i'm using spinning gear with braid and flouro leader I don't use a swievel but if I bubba shot with a baitcaster I use a swiveel a couple of feet above the hook. I'll have to look for some Robo Rebarbs and give them a try!
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#12805147 - 06/25/18 04:27 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
AgFisher08 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 72
Loc: Houston
Ive been experimenting with using circle hooks for dropshotting and have been super impressed. Majority of the fish that bite get hooked in the hard part of the roof of thier mouth and the hook will actually curve back around and hook them again. Once they are hooked like that there is almost no chance of them getting off. If they dont get hooked there, they are hooked right in the corner of the mouth like the circle hook is intended to. They hardest part for me has been not actaully setting the hook. When you feel the bite you just have to reel in and keep pressure for the hook to work correctly.

Also works really well for wacky rigging. Again the hard part is just reeling in and not setting the hook like you are used to.


Edited by AgFisher08 (06/25/18 04:30 PM)
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#12805171 - 06/25/18 04:42 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
Ted Martin Offline
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Registered: 07/26/05
Posts: 2545
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Guess I'm doing it all wrong, I use a Gamakatsu 5/0 straight shank hooks with a 5" OCHO on 15lb. Flouro.





what do you use for the weight, an old spark plug? roflmao

just bustin ballz, i rig mine redneck too.

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#12805178 - 06/25/18 04:52 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Ted Martin]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 4487
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Ted Martin
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Guess I'm doing it all wrong, I use a Gamakatsu 5/0 straight shank hooks with a 5" OCHO on 15lb. Flouro.





what do you use for the weight, an old spark plug? roflmao

just bustin ballz, i rig mine redneck too.


Spark plug ? Now why didn't I think of that, I've been using roller skate wheels.

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#12805201 - 06/25/18 05:09 PM Re: Drop shot Hook [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4517
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Gamakatsu Aaron Martens G Finesse TGW Drop Shot hook is all I use.
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