Run a teaser or two, even a split-tail
Early versions came packaged with a split-tail
trailer, but I now dress all my bladed jigs with a swimbait like Castaic's Jerky J Swim or a Little Creeper All American Trash Fish.
* Storm 360GT Coastal paddletail jig * DOA CAL (split-tail
) jerkbait * Exude RT Slug Berkley Gulp!
"There are certainly softbaits that serve as excellent substitutes for livebait--including split-tail
smelt baits and nail-tail designs like the Berkley PowerBait Pro Twitchtail Minnow.
They're better for targeting particular spots, like a boat dock, stump, or fallen tree, while the split-tail
baits fish best over expansive areas, gliding along and luring bass out of cover.
In 2015 he killed 'em with a white spinnerbait with a split-tail
For decades, split-tail
mullet have been trolled effectively for marlin, dolphin, wahoo and tuna.
A traditional split-tail
spinnerbait trailer adds subtle action to the presentation but little lift as the tail tickles up and down in the vortex created by the blades.
"I opt for split-tail
plastics versus paddletails or twisting tails after a front, using the lightest jig I can get away with."
Kingfish: As an alternative to live baits, skillful riggers create incredibly realistic swimming motions by slow trolling split-tail
I rigged a 3-inch split-tail
worm Texas-style without the weight.
"I like to add an Uncle Josh Black Widow Eel or Split-Tail
Eel for a bit more action," Richardson says.