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I thought I had seen something before about this but I can't find it now...

How do people rig really big soft baits like the Slug Go in 9 inch?? Even the monster hook which comes with it barely goes far along the lure and anyway I want a weighed head really.

Should I really use a stinger hook tied off the eye of the jig head or should I mount a hook within the back part of the soft body (also tied to the jig eye) since the lure moves a lot side to side when worked the stinger could actually be quite a way from the lure at times so a hook mounted in the bait would be better??
 

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twin tandem rig em Andy.
There should be a post about it here.

If you want weedless you can still tandem them but it is a bit harder. You need to start cutting relief slots etc for maximum hookup potential but, like I told Liam H earlier, not met a Bass yet that I've bumped off on a big sluggo. If they go for the big stuff they generally commit full on.

Are you using 9's or 12's ?
 

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I knew I had seen a post, will look for it again.

I have the 9 inch ones I think as they came from Bass lures who only do up to 9 inch. They sooooo look like a big green.
 

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http://www.surfcasting-rhodeisland.com/StoreImages/rigged_sluggos/Rigging_Sluggos.aspx

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTJmAlXzBeQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmMoGpwadoY

To rig weedless, use similar principle, I use an offset shank front, re-bend it and skin it. Rear hook I use a straight worm hook Texan style and bury the eye in the body, peg it with hard mono or a cocktail stick. You'll get it working. The Steve McKenna weighting system is awesome though. They really kick. Cast great too. No heads required but if extra weight is needed, use a texan nose cone and a glass bead or 2.
 

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Cheers for that, looks easy enough, just need me some zap glue, dacron, insert weights and a rigging needle... Time for some US shopping methinks.
 
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