Decoy for jerk string

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Decoy for jerk string

Postby RBandSASHA » Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:40 pm

Wondering if you guys have a preference as to using a weighted keel vs aqua keel. I am trying to keep the weight down for carrying in with everything else but want to use whichever move the most water.

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Re: Decoy for jerk string

Postby staticarc » Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:25 pm

They should both move the same amount of water.
Water keel or weighted.
However, if the cord is not directly connected to the keel
your loosing a lot of action. So if you've got a clip or something connecting the
decoys to the main line, it's not as good.
I wrap a Clove hitch style knot around the keels . That makes every light tug ripple .
Shoulda tried em that last swing...
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Re: Decoy for jerk string

Postby muskyduck » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:20 pm

Weighted. in rough water or high wind the water keel can tip or flip. I like the surface feeders for the jerk string. A lot of realism!
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