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need advice on Plastics
Hi, I live in NC and usually fish around High Rock, Thom-A-Lex, and I occasionally make weekend trips to James lake. I have just recently decided to try and make the jump from live baits to plastics. A friend has suggested to me that I start with a 6 inch zoom lizard on a Carolina rig. I would like to get everyone's thoughts on this
(This post was edited by jgpliskn on Apr 24, 2010, 11:18 AM)
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Whats the structure type? Senkos and texas rigged tubes/worms are good too.


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Any time I throw a caralina rig, it will at most times have a lizard on the end of the hook. It seems to work better for me than a worm. But as always try both to see what they want that day.


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It depends on what the cover / structure is as to whether I use a carolina rig or a texas rig. The carolina will allow you to cover much more water, and if I am using one - almost always with a lizard.
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For me and the waters I fish, Carolina-rig or split shot rigged lizards are nice in November and right when the ice comes off in the Spring. Lizard populations are a lot different in PA than NC.
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You need to make the bait look alive and lizards work good even if lizards are not native where you live, if they are thats even better. I also fish a weightless Yum Dinger, which is Yum's version of a senko, or a u tail worm all texas rigged weightless. I am getting some swimbaits soon



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Yea, don't skip trying to rig different rigs until you find what works best for you, there are many different rigs, all productive at different times of year and day...
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Another thing to add to my post, i have a light action rod becuase the fish in my lake are at max 5lbs, and i like fighting the fish not dragging it in without a fight, so there is a slot on the Dinger where you can have your hook, its not buried in the worm but its weedless. Works perfect. Picked up 2 packs of it yesterday. Also where can i get glass beads anyone know, i cant find any to wal mart



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(Also where can i get glass beads anyone know, i cant find any to wal mart)

Did you mean glass worm or tube rattles?

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  Craft stores carry glass beads or you can order them online at places like Stamina


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Glass beads to use on a carolina rig.



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Oh ok, one rig I haven't used much... YET... Like to always learn new and possibly better ways... Wouldn't they have those at Cabela's or Bass Pro?
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  They are cheaper at craft stores.


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Try a yum dinger texas rigged, with a bead and a bullet weight right on the top of the eye of the hook, thats how i caught one yesterdya



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