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LazyIke

Are trailer hooks legal in Minnesota?

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The regulations book says a treble hook is legal when part of an artificial lure, but does not mention if a trailer hook is considered a legal addition to an artificial lure.

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Yes I believe they are legal. I've used them.

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yes as long as he second hook is part of the lure you are alright thats how lindy rigs are legal and the have two hooks

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As long as the trailer hook is in the main bait, it is fine, but it may not carry its own bait.

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Should be! Have you ran it in the water yet? I would think the smaller one would run odd due to larger one in front...

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yeah i have ran it - has some pretty unique action but i think the reason they got rid of it was that it is pretty easy to have fish come unbuttoned. how about this rig

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on each hook one of you favorite plastics. Is this considered one rig because the ball bearing swivel encompasses it all?

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Ike, that would be legal if you only use 1 hunk pf bait or plastic.. but if you have 2 separate lures then no, it would not be legal..

If would be legal in WI.

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Ike- where did you get that Mann's bait form? That is pretty neat looking! It is more or less a funky swimbait. Probably be good around schoolers that are busting baitfish on the surface or have them pinned to a shore line.

On a side note- It would be nice to be able to use a jig as a carolina rig weight wouldn't it? Double up on some of those deep humps in late summer...

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so if i took a 8 inch senko ripped it in half and put a half on each hook i am golden?

loop hole?

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If you rip a worm in two, then you have two separate worms.

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so if i took a 8 inch senko ripped it in half and put a half on each hook i am golden?

loop hole?

Nope- I would say not legal. If you took one senko, and embedded hooks in each end with the set-up you previously showed, that would be legal.

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