Wiggle, shake and dance with just the slightest rod twitch
Perfect finesse bait for covering heavy vegetation
There are plastic baits, and then there are Zoom baits. The difference is undeniable. Want proof? Just take a peek into your favorite tournament angler's tackle box, and start counting the Zoom bags. For those who lay it on the line every time out, there can be no other choice. Every Zoom soft plastic bait is wholly realistic, super-soft to the touch (for the extra action needed to pull that reluctant money fish) and salt-impregnated to hold even the most tentative bite.
Excellent on a wacky or shaky style rig, the floating Zoom Trick Worm is the perfect finesse bait for covering heavy vegetation or structures where bass are hanging around just waiting to be seduced. Trick Worms wiggle, shake and dance with just the slightest rod twitch.
Rated 5 out of 5 by CJInscore So many applications!
Probably one of the most versatile worms I have ever used! I have been using them recently in JuneBug with 1/8 oz Owner Shakey Head Jigs, and man let me tell you. Literally almost every cast I had a fish on. Helped me catch my largest bass yet, wish I had had my scale with me!
April 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Salamander12 I Dont even want to try other trick worms
After learning how to drop shot I got introduced to the zoom trick worm and it's the only trick worm I need to use. No need to try another brand because I honestly can't imagine working any better than this one. Ever since I started fishing with it I out fish my buddies that I go fishing with. It catches big fish too. I got over 30 pounds in one day using this worm on a drop shot.
March 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superrev Greatest worm go'n
I call it "old faithful." My "go to" bait in most conditions, most of the year.
March 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by pwilliams motor oil gets it done
this soft plastic works well in mid season and offers something different on the lakes i visit. great product
March 6, 2014
Looks like a pumpkin seed green with green flake. Should catch em good in any color water. I like pumpkin seed red, but that color (bama bug) should rock too. I like em on a 1/16 oz drop shot. I am in Florida, and they do well here, and my uncle is up in Alabama and they do well there too. I can honestly say I have always caught fish when i pulled these out.
Okay, I am going to make this sound really complicated, but it isnt. For the best results, buy some small nails, and when you look at the worm, there is a thick side and a thin side. What you want to do is drive the nail through the thick side. Then get a 1/0 gamagatsu offset shank worm hook and wacky rig it. The nail will give the worm a better falling action and make the bass go nuts!
My friend and I get the best results with a wacky rig and jigging it in front of shoreline weeds. The Trick Worm drops very slow so a little waiting time before moving it seems to work best. We get a lot of late afternoon and early evening strikes from bass on a clear lake.
2/0 or 3/0 EWG hook Texas rigged with a small 1/16 or 1/8 bullet weight. Take your time and let it fall, then work it slowly with short hops and pauses. You can peg the weight about 8" in front of the worm or leave it unpegged, both work for me. This is probably the best finesse worm out there and they are really inexpensive when consider there are 20 per pack.
If I'm fishing REALLY shallow...or in a small pond (<5 acres), I'll TX rig it weightless on a 3/0 or 4/0 Gamakatsu EWG. The 3/0 allows for more tail wiggle when you jerk or twich the worm, but you might get a few short strikes.
I never hit the water without one rod setup with a weighted TX rig Trick Worm. I use a 3/16 tungsten sinker, one clear glass bead, and a 4/0 Gamakatsu EWG. My favorite colors are Motor Oil Chartreuse, Watermelon Red Chartreuse, and Red Bug. I hardly ever fish a "regular" U tail or C tail worm anymore....just TX rigged trick worms. Last night I caught 12 nice bass in less than two hrs. throwing the Motoroil Chartreuse in a gin clear spring fed lake with a very green lake bottom.
For water more than a few feet deep, I will texas-rig the worm using a weighted hook (I like the Big Bite Bait Finesse Worm Jig Head 1/8). For very shallow water or when casting directly into weeds or falling trees, I will texas-rig with a size 2/0 offset worm hook without a weight.
Have used them rigged both straight and wacky style. By straight rigging with the hook buried into the worm, it can be worked through the heaviest of structure ( lay downs, grass, pads). Wacky style will get hung up rather easily in brush but works really well on drop-offs and on bedding fish
For trick worms, Junebug. If you get into some water that is clear, Watermelon red. Fish with little or no weight with a 2/0 hook on a spinning reel. Be ready to stick em shortly after it hits the water.
I do not want to lead you wrong, but for my area in Vermont, I catch numerous Bass on The 7" Zoom Finesse or Trick Worm in green Watermelon Seed. Sometimes I use Black. I do not use any kind of weight. Cast to your favorite spots and let it fall naturally and then hang on. Good Luck!
Yes,Ive used a so to speak general color for every lake, green pumpkin trick worm shakey head, texas rigged and carolina rigged, I use shakey head when the bass are not very aggressive or just being stubborn.. Once you get bit,you can fine tune the bait of color in that area.. good luck
It's perfect for a shakey head jig. The tail will stand straight up on the bottom and flutter with the current or any slight movement of your rod.. The screw in lure keeper will have you going through more worms...but you'll have a full live-well. Good luck!
Personally I use a Mustad #2 (straight shank) worm hook. I like to work this type of worm throughout all kinds of structure and the sleek profile of this hook works well. The hook is not too small as some may think.
In Florida, The lakes are very shallow and the Bass are very Big. So I rig most of my plastics weightless and for trick worms, I Normally use size 3/0 (It's a skinny Worm). on a thicker Worm I go to 4/0 or 5/0 but that's because we have Large mouth bass that are 8lb +
I also use straight shank Hooks size 2/0 either Owner or Gamagatsu
Mister twister keeper hooks. Size 3/0 either rigged wacky style or use 18 inch 20# test as a leader. tie this to a #3 barrel swivel to reduce line twist. Use this around submerged timer, grass in 3 to 5 feet of water. The bard that dangles down from the eye of the hook is placed in the head of the worm and place the egg sack of the worm through the hooks point. this will allow the worm to swim straight.