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senko's wacky style ????

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I haven't tried the senko's wacky style yet, but have picked some up for an upcoming trip. How are folks weighing them down? Splitshot, weighted hooks....? Or is that defeting the purpose of the wacky rig and the action it provides?

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I have never added weight when i'm fishing my senko wacky style. Just hook it in the middle and go fishing!!! I love fishing senkos this way.

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Just slide an o-ring over the middle of the senko, slap on a Gamakatsu Wide Gap Finesse Hook Weedless #2 and toss it in the weeds or skip it under a dock. Can't go wrong....

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Yep, Flourocarbon line is nice to have as sometimes braid will make the bait float. If you use the strike king 3x zero it will last long even without the O ring.

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Like CB said, I've never added weight to a Mr. Twister Comida or any other stickbait I've used wacky style. If you want to get the bait down, fish it on a light (1/8oz or less) jighead.

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Ive had problems getting comidas down on braid. Is this normal?

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Im the same as Ray and CB. I use Mr. Twister Comida and i have never put any weight on them at all when it comes to wacky.

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Ive had problems getting comidas down on braid. Is this normal?

What pound test of braid are you using?? I don't really ever use brain for this type of presentation. I really like using fluorocarbon, it helps the bait sink and it also is invisible under that water. grin

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20 lb test to get them outta the docks.

It just seemed that with out a weight they were surface baits they never went down over 2-3 inches

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I use 20lb powerpro and comidas sink nice and slow. The one thing I don't like about comidas and docks is that they seem to bounce quite high when skipping them, and the senkos just glide smoothly under docks. Does this happen to anyone else or is this a figment on my imagination? Also does everyone just hook the o-ring or do they hook some of the worm too like I do?

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Its too expensive to hook the worm. We had a pretty slow day of fishing yesterday and I still went through about 8 senkos (me and my kid) and about 40 fish total. I could have went through 30 senkos without it...even when my hooks go through the senko by accident they split in half after a few casts or a fish

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SledNeck...

What kinda hook you using on that rig?

I generally use more of a circle hook...

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I use an eagle claw Kahle hook. Ill tell you what, I lose VERY few fish with them. The only drawback is they are so hard to get out of a fish's face.

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Sled...what size hook? ps...caught a few bass up on the V with wacky style presentation last weekend...made me think of all those pictures you had last year. Biggest was 18.5" piggie. Thanks - FL Sniper

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It's a rubber o-ring. If you google wacky tool, you'll see how it all works.

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#2/0

The bass fishing isnt ON yet on Vermilion, Its late as I expected. 2 more weeks till it starts peaking IMO.

yeah rubber

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Where is vermillion lake? I wanna catch a smallie like that...I see those fish pics and I drool like its a pretty lady

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does that help you alot more wiht the rubber. Do you break alot of them off?

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