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need more drop shot weights and seen that they have all kinds of shapes, whats the best shape for the grass. thanks

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personally, for as much drop shotting I do.. I CANT STAND drop shot weights. If you get them hung up at all it cuts your line and then your dropper gets shorter and shorter.. argh I find that frustrating. I just use water gremlin bull shot sinkers, they are a crimp on bullet shaped weight. I tie a very small over hand knot in the end of my line and it holds on quite well.

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Check out the Mojo Pineapple ones. Long and skinny and don't grab onto much on the bottom.

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still have the clips though... I swear they break my line when I cast even?

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I do use the Castaic Jerky J quite a bit, which is a minnow imitation. But I use the Mr. Twister drop shot worm(4" straight) and the OutKast Naughty Bug(sweet beaver) quite a bit as well.

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Hiya -

Bull shot works fine. Personally I use Linker City Skinny Bakudan weights. Don't twist your line much and the clips don't cut your line either. I tried some cheap DS weights last summer - ended up tossing them all in the garbage for exactly the reason Deitz described - any little hang-up and they'd cut your line. Have to look at the line clip - if it comes to a perfect point (a v-shape) rather than a rounded point, they're bad news. The Lunker City ones don't cut line at all - even 6 lb Fluoro.

Really though - anything will work. Bullet weight, split shot, bell sinker...golf balls...rocks... smile

Cheers,

Rob Kimm

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