Author Topic: 5/16 Finesse Dart Head, modified without modifying the mold  (Read 660 times)

Offline ctom

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Here’s the new Finesse Dart head sporting a VMC long shakes hook, in this case a 4/0. Mounted on the jig is an Essential 3.5” Slick Shiner. What a perfect walleye bait in another month or so.


« Last Edit: 08/29/23 04:11 UTC by ctom »
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Re: 5/16 Finesse Dart Head, modified
« Reply #1 on: 08/28/23 07:45 UTC »
I like the combo but for me you got the bait on upside-down. Is there a reason for that ?

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Re: 5/16 Finesse Dart Head, modified
« Reply #2 on: 08/28/23 18:53 UTC »
I just slapped the bait on to show the unit as a whole Lamar. I'd fish the tail down.
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Re: 5/16 Finesse Dart Head, modified
« Reply #3 on: 08/29/23 07:18 UTC »
I just slapped the bait on to show the unit as a whole Lamar. I'd fish the tail down.

 I guess it's the OCD in me. It may work that way but I don't know how true it would run.

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I've always mounted any bait with a paddle-type of tail with the tail's stem high and the tip down, like just about everybody. Just about everybody. I fished with a fella once that mounted his paddletails just you see I have this one mounted and the fish most certainly didn't mind the difference. Sometimes I think these subtle little nuances that we as anglers develop, like tail up or down, don't actually hinder us at times. Who knows?
There are good ships
and wood ships
ships that sail the sea
but the best ships are friendships
and may they
always be ......An Irish Toast