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A Rig Hooks? #13566191 05/21/20 02:11 PM
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What hook do you use on Alabama Rig for lightweight A Rig set up? I'm going to play around with hooks instead of jig heads.


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You looking for a lightly weighted belly weighted hook? For a weedless presentation?

This is what I use for my standard set up (From Gambler Lures) Will get back to you on the belly weighted hook if that is what you are looking for.

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I have rigged them weedless like a texas rig. Come through cover but you miss some bites.


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Re: A Rig Hooks? [Re: GarySHO] #13566868 05/21/20 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by CCTX
You looking for a lightly weighted belly weighted hook? For a weedless presentation?

This is what I use for my standard set up (From Gambler Lures) Will get back to you on the belly weighted hook if that is what you are looking for.

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I'd like to put a 4" swimsuit on 4/0 , looking for what may work best to keep the weight down, a screw lock or maybe light belly weight. Have you done that?
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I have rigged them weedless like a texas rig. Come through cover but you miss some bites.


Did you use a straight shank round bend ?


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Re: A Rig Hooks? [Re: ReelSlow] #13567795 05/22/20 06:41 PM
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A quantity of five four inch swimbaits on an Arig will have plenty of weight.

If you aren't using jig heads, I'd use a belly weighted screw lock hook to keep them running true (keep them from spinning).


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Re: A Rig Hooks? [Re: CCTX] #13568950 05/23/20 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by CCTX
A quantity of five four inch swimbaits on an Arig will have plenty of weight.

If you aren't using jig heads, I'd use a belly weighted screw lock hook to keep them running true (keep them from spinning).


Yes, plenty of weight, too much using jig heads for what I'm trying to achieve. I was wondering just that, if screw locks would help keep from spinning.

thanks for the help


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