Luck-E-Strike Perfect Finesse Worm Rig
I love these hooks
On my home water, as on many midwestern waters, we have a huge explosion of lilly pad beds in the summer and they can make it tough to get to fish down below.
Lilly pads don't usually require the heavier rigging styles of flippin, punchin & pitchin like they do in some areas where the surface growth can get down right thick. These hooks are absolutely perfect for lilly pad presentations. The "jig" head is heavy enought to break through the lilly pads and get to the open water down below.
This hook is awesome with a 5" plastic worm rigged on it and no other weight or rigging is required. Thread on the worm and throw it out there, its that simple!
March 17, 2010
My new favorite rig! I'm always using separate hooks and bullet sinkers but this makes it much quicker! Plus you dont have to peg the weight cuz its molded on! I love the light weights available, a lot of times I want just enough weight to get my bait to sink, but not rocket to the bottom and these do that well.
They should mention this in the description. These are made with GAMAKATSU hooks!! My favorite brand because they are absolutely the sharpest hooks anywhere!
I use these on 4inch strike king 3x worms and zoom tiny brush hogs and they really work very well thru weeds, getting me fish with such ease. I'll definitely buy more!
September 26, 2011
Between the perfect "finesse" worm rig and the "perfect" worm rig I prefer the perfect worm rig because of the longer shank below the bullet sinker which allows a larger chunk of worm, lizard, or any applicable bait to be imbeded in the shank for a firmer grip. I've found the Gamakatsu hooks to be sharp and reliable, I've experienced no problems with these rigs whatsoever.
Either rig IMO is better then using a slide bullet sinker which can either be left free to slide or be blocked in place, the Luck "E" Strike perfect rigs seem to work better for me in brush or thick weed cover then the slide type bullet sinker.
September 2, 2012
Easy Choice for Thicker Plastic
If you want a quick rig for thicker plastic like a beaver, or Berkley "Chigger Craw", this is a good option. I didn't find the hook "neck" to be too short for this type bait, considering this is the finesse version, and the wide gap accomodates moderately thick plastic. The larger rig has a longer neck.
What I liked best was the pointed head and eye ring at the nose which allows for swimming baits along the bottom and through cover. I think ball-type heads with a cross-eye tie are better for flippn' because you can lift the jig better, but are not as good for swimming, but that's my opinion.
For a finesse hook, it is durable and sharp with heads that add color to match the bait, if you like.
October 26, 2010