PSUbuzz wrote:The reason texas rigs are convenient is they are easy to deploy and pickup in non moving water like ponds, swamps and impoundments. There isnt wind or current and the small drop weights are just enough to hold them in place in the event of a small breeze. Your downfall on using a texas rig for a diver area would be boat traffic, tide, and wind. If a boat comes up the creek and starts creating a wake, or the wind kicks up, or theres some waves picking up your decoys- those longer lines are going to become a tangled mess. If the creek youre hunting stays pretty mellow with wind and waves though, you could be ok I guess. I prefer long lines myself, theyre pretty simple to pick up and put out even if you are doing it on foot.
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