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Offline Thembonez

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Fishin' the flippin zip
« on: 04/02/17 04:25 UTC »
What's everyone's preferred method of fishing the flippin zip for walleye?
(Casting, dragging, vertical?)

Offline 2XL

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Re: Fishin' the flippin zip
« Reply #1 on: 04/02/17 09:54 UTC »
I cast mine ( river fishing ) and slow retrieve them or let the current sweep them along the bottom on a semi tight line. I think they would do alright dragging and vertical jigging under the right conditions but have never tried it. I would love to see a 3" version of this bait.

Offline Mike J

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Re: Fishin' the flippin zip
« Reply #2 on: 04/02/17 11:13 UTC »
I just started fishing them this spring for walleyes.  I mostly fish them on a jig head and cast current brakes and other current areas where walleyes should hang out.  My method I'd to match the weight to the current and depth so that I get a slow fall on a somewhat tight line.  When it hits the bottom I pick it up and let it fall again picking up slack line as I bring it in.  The hits usually occur on the drop but they will pick it off the bottom as well.
Another way I fished them with good success was Texas rigging them when there is a lot of wood around. Same technique just helps keep you from getting snagged.
I'm sure they would work vertical as well just haven't tried yet.

Offline efishnc

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Re: Fishin' the flippin zip
« Reply #3 on: 04/02/17 13:14 UTC »
Long lining with a leadhead (rigged like a big twister tail).

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Re: Fishin' the flippin zip
« Reply #4 on: 04/02/17 20:49 UTC »
I like using it on a jig and put it on vertical in current and flat when you want to slow the fall or glide it. It's a awesome worm for walleye's and just about anything that swims.