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10" green pumpkin chartreus power worm & 5" jerk shad baby bass

What's the proper way to use these guys? How to rig? What type & clarity of water, with or w/o weights? etc Any helpful info would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I like to rig the jerkshad on Gamagatsu Darter Jig Heads. Pick your jig head sized based on overall depth you are fishing. 1/8 ounce is a good all around size. For sight fishing you can nose hook them weightless with a circle hook or for shallow water fishing you can Texas rig them on a small worm hook. Lots of options with that bait.
 

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Some people have the notion that a drop-shot bait must be small and thin to allow for a more "finesse" presentation. Well, I fished a lot of California water in my stint in the military, and I can tell you that 5" Gulp Jerk shad was my #2 drop-shot bait.

That ribbon tail worm looks like it would be a slick ticket on a belly-weighted worm hook rigged weedless pulled through some sparse vegetation...... :wink:
 

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fish the worm wieghtless and weedless in dark water or really dense weeds in the pockets

as for the shad i dont use em
 
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