22 September 2013

• Using the Drop-Shot Rig in Salt Water

“In 1997, the drop shot rig was relatively unknown except to a few Southern California fishermen who had ties to Japanese manufacturers and pros. The system worked extremely well, and those that knew about it did their best to keep it a secret. Then, in winter 1999, two major tournaments were won using the drop shot rig….”

Read the full article at this link: BassPro.com

This diagram gives the basic idea for the rig but is confusing as to tying on the sinker. All one need do is attach an appropriate sinker an appropriate distance below the hook.

Note that the rig should work well with plastic baits, Zoom, Bass Assassin, etc.

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