Popping Corks VS. Weighted Hooks: What Will Get More Bites?

Popping Corks VS. Weighted Hooks – what’s going to catch more fish?

We designed our very own Popping Cork, Dr. Popper, so we had to hit the water to test it out!

Check out the results and final tally below!!

Popping Corks VS. Weighted Hooks [VIDEO]

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Joe and I started off fishing the same exact lure – but I had a popping cork tied on my rig.

We both were using a Slam Shady 2.0 paddletail.

I rigged that on a jighead below the popping cork while Joe had his rigged on a Hoss Helix Hook.

Joe had it rigged on a Hoss Helix Hook and I had it beneath a Dr. Popper popping cork roughly 18 inches from the hook.

To keep things fair, we fished the same areas and swapped setups halfway through.

I kicked things off with the first fish but Joe followed it up quickly to even things out.

When the score hit 5-3 (in favor of the popping cork) it was time to switch setups.

After everything was over, the Popping Cork setup won the day catching the most fish.

The popping cork we used is Dr. Popper.

They are unique in the fact that they used monofilament line instead of wire.

That typically prevents you from fitting popping corks into most tackle boxes.

This is not the case with Dr. Popper.

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Kim MacCartney
1 month ago

Luke…Lots of questions. What is that rod with the Winn Grips you were fishing with first? Is it a new Salt Strong prototype? Would be interested in what you are trying for? Is it another medium-light fast action rod? Are you ever going to offer the TFO Blue Bight in their 7’6″ ML version?

Kim MacCartney
1 month ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Thanks Luke. Any idea of a production date on the rod. I also see on the TFO website every single model of their Made in USA Blue Bight is sold out. Good for them!

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