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Reverse Rigging for Senkos and Other Stick Worms

OK, guys... a number of members have asked about the reverse rigging for Senkos, Yum Dingers and similar style worms we used to fish on top of heavy algae and weed mats to get those explosive, blow-up strikes from quality bass during late summer. So, here are a few pics to show this simple adaption...just run the 'tapered' end of the worm in on the front of the off-set worm hook so it can glide over top of the slop easier than the blunt end.



Fish it on 20 to 30 lb Sonic Braid...work it like a scum-frog and inch it along on top of the There is still lots of hot weather bassing to do all over the map, so give it a shot at your local, weedy lake!

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Comment by John Sheehan on September 30, 2020 at 12:23pm

Bass in Autumn:

Bomber and Bill Norman Crank baits 4a,5a 6a Models ,Pop R for Smallmouth ,Squirrel Tail Jigs 16th oz. size , Yum Worms rigged Wacky style, Classic Floating Rapalas ripped just under surface over weeds, Spoons near bottom outside the weedline, 4” Swimbait , for late Fall: Mid size /Small spoons lifted over bottom and let fall back while drifting .Crawler Spinner harness's trolled slow. 

Comment by John Sheehan on July 20, 2020 at 1:19pm

BBOTY so far; 19.5" 4,1/4 # Grabbed a 4" Swimbait .A deep late June  Fish (20-13') with surface temps at 79-81 degrees and bright Hot skies.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 7, 2020 at 2:49pm

Hah you spoiler!

Comment by 10.5" RES Sharon on July 4, 2020 at 3:32pm

So far, they totally ignore anything that doesn't wiggle naturally. No shiny junk for them  I am personally responsible for the breeding of smart bass in my little pond. They keep me entertained in exchange for me occasionally supplying them with gourmet dinner. In return, I release them back into the pond to breed more. 

Comment by John Sheehan on July 4, 2020 at 10:03am

Maybe you need to slap those pond fish upside their heads with some wacky worms! Have you tried Keitech swimbaits .They work good around here but you know your water better than me,

Comment by 10.5" RES Sharon on July 3, 2020 at 1:39pm

Lowly canada worm. My pond fish will not hit artificial lures. 

Comment by John Sheehan on July 3, 2020 at 5:42am

Thataway Sharon .What'd that nice Bass hit?

Comment by 10.5" RES Sharon on July 2, 2020 at 6:46pm

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Well, I haven't been fishing for years, but I relapsed. This bass was 16" I hope I got the picture loaded.

Comment by John Sheehan on October 18, 2019 at 12:37pm

Large Shiner on a 1/4 oz. Squirrel Tail Jig took this nice Bass along  a Rock Ledge .

Comment by John Sheehan on August 16, 2019 at 6:53am

Gregs 17" Bass caught on a Rapala J-11 Jointed Floater ."Snake and Wake" technique retreive over 8' weed flat. 

 

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