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Do nothing worms- does anyone use them?


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Does anyone still use those prerigged worms? The ones with the 3 hooks, I know I saw them at the Bass show over the winter but I cant remember what brand they were. Just think they might be good for the slow days. Any ideas?

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I know exactly which ones you are talking about and in fact I just read in a recent bass magazine (for reference I think it was bassmaster) that there is a resurgence of this type of lure and they tell you how to make your own in the article.

I've been fishing with my wife's grandpa a number of times at their lake home in Michigan and he swears by them and he has consistantly caught bigger bass than me on his chain of lakes. His preference has always been a purple worm with white line or dot on it.

I think they work great, but prefer to fish other methods 95% of the time reason being that I like to work different depths and retreaves as well as prefer much larger hooks when bass fishing. But they definitely work and are a classic bass slayer! If you do get them, get the ones with 3 hooks (both ends & middle) vs. ones with just two hooks (end & middle).

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Funny you should mension this.. Most of the day yesturday I was throwing a Swimming worm rig. This is a rig that you can do with a similar 7" straight tail worm on a worm hook. You rig it in such a way so that the worm Spins when you retrieve it. I dont use the pre-rigs, but I tell you... its pretty much the exact same rig. With only 1 hook about 4/0 or 5/0.. inseat of 3 smaller ones.

Its an awesome bait!

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I picked up some pre-rigged plastic worms... tiny ones with two hooks and some larger ones that are like replacements for this one that I got that has a spinner on the nose and then a two-hook crawler harness. So far I've enjoyed the action but I haven't caught anything on them yet.

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Thanks for the replies. Dietz, how do you rig it so that it spins? Do you have to use a swivel to prevent line twist? Do you throw them weightless, or do you have to use like a splitshot rig?

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