How do you rig a drop shot?
How to rig a drop shot with Kevin VanDam –
How do drop shot weights work?
How to Attach a Quick Release Drop Shot Weight –
What is a drop shot rod used for?
The drop shot rig provides the ability to keep a lure off the bottom, with weightless action. Usually the bait is fished by letting the weight hit the bottom and then shaking the lure by twitching the rod. But can also be flipped, dragged, hopped, or jigged along the bottom.
What kind of line do you use for drop shot?
Drop Shot Line
The drop shot rig is a finesse technique so light line with low visibility is typically what you’ll want to choose. Fluorocarbon in 6-8 lb or a lighter braided line with a 2 ft fluorocarbon leader are both great choices for most situations.
What do I need for a drop shot rig?
How to Rig a Drop Shot –
What is the best drop shot bait?
Best 5 Drop Shot Baits
- Jackall Crosstail Shad : The Jackall Crosstail Shad always get’s bites on a drop shot.
- Strike King Dream Shot : The Strike King Dream Shot is a great drop shotting bait.
- Zoom Finesse Trick Worm :
- Roboworm Straight Tail Worm Bait :
- Yamamoto Shad Shape Worm.
What weight should I use for drop shot?
I use a 1/8-ounce weight when fishing in 15 feet of water or less, a 3/16, or ¼-ounce weight, in water from 16 to 25 feet, and a 3/8-ounce weight for anything deeper than 25 feet. I tie the end of the line to the sinker using a simple clinch knot.
Do it drop shot mold?
The Do-It 3445 FDS-8-38 production finesse drop-shot sinker mold makes a fishing weight designed to be placed at the end of your line with the fish hook and bait are tied above. This rig allows you to set the bait at a determined distance above the bottom.
How long should a drop shot leader be?
When To Use A Long Drop Shot Leader
Longer leaders (18-36 inches) are best whenever you are making long casts with the rig. On a long cast, the line will be coming off the bottom at an angle to the boat, and a longer leader is necessary to keep it up off the bottom.