Black Drum Can’t Resist This Lure & Scent Combo


It’s such a tease when you find a massive school of fish and they don’t eat anything you throw at them…

This was the scenario I found myself in for almost an entire week when I stumbled upon these black drum.

But when I tried throwing something new at them, I hooked up right away!

Watch the video below to see what lure and scent I was using to land the massive black drum pictured above.

Best Lure & Scent For Black Drum [VIDEO]

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And here’s a list of the equipment that I was using for this catch:

When I first found this school of black drum, they wouldn’t eat anything I threw at them.

But when I tried the Power Prawn with Dr. Juice, I got a bite right away!

All I did was spray on the Dr. Juice, toss the Power Prawn rigged on a weedless jig head into the middle of the school, slowly drag it back to the boat, then it was on like Donkey Kong!

I didn’t need to work the lure a special way, all I did was put scent on it and get it in front of their face.

Have any questions about getting picky black drum to eat?

Let me know down in the comments.

And if you know someone who’s sick of getting skunked, please TAG or SHARE this with them!

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Larry Banach
1 year ago

Luke, I slowed the video down to see what size hook and weight you were using. This hook looks like it has a bullet-shaped weight. Is that correct? I don’t see a twist-lock that SaltStrong sells with a bullet-shaped weight.

Larry Banach
1 year ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Thanks for that info!

Bob Hartwein
1 year ago

WOW Nice Fish!! Luke, your like a stick of dynamite! Always bringing ’em in!

jules dupont
1 year ago

beautiful,healthy fish!

Paul Schroder
1 year ago

What a cow! Where you able to take several from the same school?

Joseph Simonds
1 year ago

Big ol black drum!

William Allison
1 year ago

Awesome FISH! Got a quick scheduled work trip near Beaufort SC hopefully can find the water! Seeing fish like that gets my heart going!

David Davis
1 year ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Are Black drum good to eat? Do they taste as good as red drum?

Larry Banach
1 year ago
Reply to  David Davis

They are very good eating, especially in the 10-15 lb range. Nice white meat. When they get much larger they tend to get a little wormy. They still taste good, but you have to cut the worms out and get past the idea that they were there. 🙂

Larry Banach
1 year ago
Reply to  David Davis

Also, bleed them ASAP after catching them by cutting the throat until you reach the main vein. This keeps the meat white and tasty. Black drum have a reputation as a trash fish, but it is one of the best tasting fish you will ever eat.

Pablo Diaz
1 year ago

Monster black drum – nice catch Luke

Greg_Cindy Batchelor
1 year ago

That’s exciting! Good stuff, Luke

1 year ago

Super nice drum, man what a hog!

John Long
1 year ago

Nice fish, Luke!

The Power Prawn is awesome. I have not been able to get my hands on Dr. Juice, yet. Pro-Cure Super Gel Shrimp works on them great, though. It lasts a long time. I can see the red color the next day after fishing it all day with one application the day before. My wife caught a 17.5 flounder (post coming) on a Power Prawn and she has even had a Power Prawn bit in half. A first for us.


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