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WACKY RIG Tricks That Catch BIG BASS

Wacky rig bass fishing is one of the most consistent ways to catch a bass. When in doubt, pick up a wacky rig!

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The wacky rig is one of the most simple techniques that we have in bass fishing. You can simply put a hook through the center of a straight tail worm and you have a wacky rig.

Most of the time to catch bass on a wacky rig all you need to do is cast it out and let it fall on a slack line. The bait is going to do all the work and bass cant resist the slow fall that a wacky rig provides.

However there is another way to fish a wacky rig and a few places you can fish it where other people aren’t that can lead to catching some big bass.

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  1. Awesome tips. The wacky rig is my go-to. I fish it weightless, or on 1/16th, 3/32nd, or 1/8th wacky jig heads. I use the VMC's or the ones that Gambler Lures offers. There's a local tackle shop that has their own brand that I'll use as well. When I go weightless, I'll have to try it on the larger hook. I also love your tip about fishing it just under the surface. I had thought about that this week while I was on vacation (had a staycation and fished my local lake just about every day). Once thing I noticed about the wacky rig in my local lake is everyone seems to laugh at it…. but it catches fish for me. I alternate between the ned rig and a wacky rig, but the wacky rig I have on my boat year round. Can't wait to get out this weekend and try fishing it under the surface. Thanks again for your video!

  2. I was going through 2 packs of senkos a day, I started using o rings and now I only go though about a half pack a day, that’s almost 15 bucks I’m saving per day by using o rings if anyone is wondering how they work

  3. I just saw in another video he recommended to bounce your slack when it’s on the bottom not pop it off the bottom but bounce your slack so your worm is shaking a bit when it’s sitting on the bottom

  4. Awesome. Very easy to understand your tips, and extremely helpful. I am initiating at fishing world, and at my previous fishing I just caught
    1 fish. I will use all this knowledge and post further. Thanks a lot.

  5. I find it funny there's a term for rigging a worm like this. I feel like anyone who's brand new to fishing will instinctively want to bait a hook in this manner only to be told by someone it's not the correct way and then later find out it's a special bass technique.

  6. I love wacky rig. There are so many tweaks you can use. Trim up the stick bait in many different ways, adding split shot at different lengths, working different retrieval styles, etc. I have even gone down to micro sized worms for panfish.

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