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Old 05-12-2013, 08:37 AM
natenlogansdad natenlogansdad is offline
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Heading out this afternoon and I'm going to go pick up some bunker for the first time. My hooks are all either 4's or 5 circle hooks. Do I need to go bigger?
Also, how big should I be cutting the chunks up? What about the head?

I might take some clams as a backup too but I'd like to give this a try.

Thanks guys.

-rob
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:49 AM
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Unless you are targeting schoolies, 4 and 5 hook sizes are way too small for bass. I use 8/0 circles, as a minimum.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:52 AM
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I haven't had much luck on the head, but some people do, I usually cut it in maybe I guess 1" or so chunks. I agree with the above, although I think right now I'm using 7/0 but I wouldn't really go lower than that. I never catch anything on the tail either.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:23 AM
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Heading out this afternoon and I'm going to go pick up some bunker for the first time. My hooks are all either 4's or 5 circle hooks. Do I need to go bigger?
Also, how big should I be cutting the chunks up? What about the head?

I might take some clams as a backup too but I'd like to give this a try.

Thanks guys.

-rob
Use 7/0 or 8/0 hooks. Cut in stripped chunks and make sure ur hook is exposed or they will spit it out. Also use a fish finder rig. I dead stick them and wait. Let them hook themselves. Fish on.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:26 AM
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Heading out this afternoon and I'm going to go pick up some bunker for the first time. My hooks are all either 4's or 5 circle hooks. Do I need to go bigger?
Also, how big should I be cutting the chunks up? What about the head?

I might take some clams as a backup too but I'd like to give this a try.

Thanks guys.

-rob
Where r u getting ur bunker in delaware county?
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:39 AM
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Where r u getting ur bunker in delaware county?

pmd u heading to brinkmans now
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:06 AM
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Good luck.
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:58 AM
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Thank you sir. The way my day is going, I'll be lucky to hit the water right now. Hope isn't lost but it could go either way
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:10 PM
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Be careful if ur heading out in boat it's pretty rough out there. I was just down checking my boat and its blowing hard white caps.
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:52 PM
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Be careful if ur heading out in boat it's pretty rough out there. I was just down checking my boat and its blowing hard white caps.
You that right! It got pretty bad out especially on the ride back to the dock.
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