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#1091514 - 12/18/08 07:10 PM ? for RSimms
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Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 330
Loc: Cleveland Tn.

My question sir is on your rigs your using for drifting minnows for smallies and spots,,,from the 1 picture on your previous post are ya'll using a 3-way?,,,it looks like a real long leader from swivel to sinker,,,could U please explain?,,,I have been trying this off and on for several years using the 3-way rig,,,a split-shot rig and just grubheads tipped with a minnow,,,man what works the best? HELP!
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#1093347 - 12/19/08 08:38 PM Re: ? for RSimms [Re: Hook1]
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Registered: 09/08/02
Posts: 2738
Loc: Chattanooga, TN

I've done it both ways... sometimes a 3-way rig. Sometimes just a split shot above a terminal hook. Which I like best really depends on structure and drift. If I'm in fairly deep water and fishing "vertical," I like the 3-way. Usually about 2 feet drop on lead leader... and only about 6 to 8 inches on hook leader.

But if it's shallow water or I'm casting, I prefer just a terminal hook and split shot. Always use the smallest split shot possible depending upon depth and flow.
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