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I like to have a few leaders ready prepared with a swivel one end, clip on t'other. the problem I'm having is when I'm using hitch hikers clips on a jig head is they won't both go in the eye of the jig. I've been using Rosco Duolock Snaps and I'd like to stick with them. I wondered if any of yous use a similar arrangement and had an idea what size to go down to? Size 51 - the smallest at Rokmax - are rated at 12lb -heavy enough - but I wondered how much of a pain (so small) they are to use and if they will actually fit? i.e. is the wire fine enough?
Somewhat of a tech question I realise but wondered how the members experimenting with these techniques go about rigging.
 

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I have had the same issue with using unweighted plastics with Mustad twistlocks - just not enough room in the eye to get a small clip through aswell. I think all thats needed is the same hook with a bigger eye. Has anyone got experience with the Owner Twistlock hooks? - and if so, do they have an eye big enough to get a clip in aswell?
 

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forget clips.
rapala knot.
I know what you're saying, I like the rapala knot, but how do you tie a rapala knot quickly with 8lb braid in the wind? I struggled enough with 15lb PP. :cry::cry::cry:

I have had the same issue with using unweighted plastics with Mustad twistlocks - just not enough room in the eye to get a small clip through aswell. I think all thats needed is the same hook with a bigger eye. Has anyone got experience with the Owner Twistlock hooks? - and if so, do they have an eye big enough to get a clip in aswell?
Ian, I don't know about those hooks but I got some of the jig heads with twist locks from the same site and hate them, I find them a right booger to thread a worm onto without chewing them up, especially if they're the salty senko types.
 

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Remember, most worms were never designed to be threaded onto jig hooks.

Mostly, i'll rig worms Texas either on offset or straight (better) worm hooks and peg em.

I tend to use hitch hiker clips to mount floating baits or craws on sabot or stand up heads.

For salt impregnated worms wacky, most hooks will rip through after a strike. You can use O rings or in extreme cases where you need more weight, split rings.
 
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