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How to Fish the slimy stuff? #13924580 03/16/21 12:50 PM
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Went to Lake LBJ the other day, and everything has mossy, slimy junk on it. I can't seem to fish a Texas Rig, let alone a jig, in this stuff without the lure getting covered in the slime. Every cast, cleaning off my lure. No confidence that I will ever get a bite when my lure is always covered in junk. So what do you guys do to keep the slime off the lure? Drop Shot? I am at a loss, but admittedly in a fishing funl right now. Cant seem to catch diddly. I did get a nice toad on a jig pitched to a bush but she hit it as soon as I dropped it on top of her head. I just got lucky, didn't know she was there.

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Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13924585 03/16/21 12:52 PM
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Weightless plastics. T rigged or wacky rigged.


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Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13924642 03/16/21 01:21 PM
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How to fish it: Don't.

I don't think the fish like that stuff anyways but when I really want to try its just weightless plastics as Steez suggested. A frog goes over it pretty easily too.

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: EastTexasBassin] #13924857 03/16/21 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by EastTexasBassin
How to fish it: Don't.

I don't think the fish like that stuff anyways but when I really want to try its just weightless plastics as Steez suggested. A frog goes over it pretty easily too.


Same! Never caught anything worth catching in it.


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Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13925126 03/16/21 08:01 PM
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That's every year on lbj. Wacky rigs and senkos do the most work out there

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13925615 03/17/21 03:16 AM
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drop shot bait above slime level

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13925971 03/17/21 02:26 PM
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I've done well with a fluke rigged with an wide gap hook, nose pulled over the knot & short tag, sprayed with Bang. Slides thru w/o too much accumulation, letting it sink in the holes. It's aggravating to fish, but hey better than no fishing! Good luck!

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13927155 03/18/21 11:15 AM
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Same as beeflover, nose hook a fluke.

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13927179 03/18/21 11:49 AM
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Love fishing a swim bait weedless with weighted hook. I had to adapt to this [censored] when I got stationed in Louisiana


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Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13927319 03/18/21 01:28 PM
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Go to Clark in Ennis if you want to practice your snot fishing!

Re: How to Fish the slimy stuff? [Re: Palirwin] #13927488 03/18/21 03:44 PM
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Frogs!


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