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Old 07-07-2009, 06:53 PM
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Default Re: When Casting the Danny Swimmer

That's what I was thinking..........
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Feather the cast as it nears the end. Should solve 95% of your problem
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Does that mean pulling back slightly before it hits the water to somewhat straighten out the lure ?
Sort of.
It means gently touching your index finger to the rim of the spool to slow the line and straighten the plug near the end of the cast.
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Old 08-03-2009, 06:26 PM
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Default Re: When Casting the Danny Swimmer

Most of my swimmers seem to be ok with fouling. If I do run into one that is a problem I will try feathering it. Thanks Sudsy.

I do do the jerk it when one is tangled. I don't try to fish it slow as one poster posted. Well to make it look like a wounded prey. As by doing this you now have your line wrapped around a hook and just asking for a break off if you get a large fish or even just one with sharp teeth. This has happened with a musky a while back and have vowed not to do it again. Also you have your leader chaffing against the hook.
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:45 PM
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Default Re: When Casting the Danny Swimmer

I had the same issue but I ended up taking the front treble (I know what your thinking, that's where they hit it) but it also has a big treble in the middle of the plug and the single hook trailer at end...Also when you fish those things (at least for me) I always fish them ssssslllllllooooooowwww as hell and that seems to do the trick...Almost like a popper, and hardly ever under the surface...
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