Common Rigging Mistake That’s Destroying Your Soft Plastic Lures

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Don’t make this common rigging mistake that can destroy your soft plastic lures!!

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Common Rigging Mistake [VIDEO]

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The common rigging mistake we see with soft plastic lures and weedless weighted hooks is sometimes anglers will bury the hook inside the plastic of the lure.

Now when a fish strikes that lure, the hook has to tear through all the plastic to expose itself and stick into the fish’s mouth.

Then you’ll have a hard time rigging it back up.

You must make sure the hook point comes out through the top of the lure.

This will let the lure slide down the shank of the hook instead of getting torn up.

To maintain weedless properties, you can barely skin-hook the hook point at the top of the lure.

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Gabriel Morales
4 months ago

Thanks for the tip
I’ve been doing it like this for some time but never thought of slightly tucking the hook point

Scott Hebert
4 months ago

Excellent information
I think I would of saved a bag of baits last weekend

Billy Brunson
4 months ago

Great video thanks.

Jose Reyes
4 months ago

Nice
will do it that wsyb

Keith Lewis
4 months ago

Good tip. Been rigging this way for a while. Really extends the life of the lure.

Danny LeBlanc
4 months ago

Good tip, you make it look easy enough to accomplish without damaging the lure.
Thanks

W. Doyle Bell
4 months ago

So simple and so true!

Theodore Cummings
4 months ago

Nice

Bob Hartwein
4 months ago

Makes total sense! Great Tip. I seem to have trouble ling the hook up. I try using a seam but not all have one. I know that if lure is kinked, it won’t “swim” correctly. Any thoughts

Jonathan Zak
4 months ago
Reply to  Bob Hartwein

If you hold the hook on the outside of the bait, the bottom of the hook will tell you your entry point. Just make sure it comes through the center at the top and it should swim great. Good luck 👍

Keith Begley
4 months ago

Great tip. I know it’s a little thing but I really like the groove area built in below the lure to help line up the hook properly. I’ve used some DOA Shads in the past and the hook sometimes came out crooked.

Last edited 4 months ago by Keith Begley

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