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D4 Army

does anyone ever use a small down rigger around here? I'm thinking about buying a mini one to troll small crankbaits and spoons with. Is it worth it?

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Muddog

This time of year the fish are to shallow and seem to be in weeds.

Do you fish 20fow or more? I would try snap weights and lead core line first. If you have luck with them you will know if you need down riggers or not. From what I have found is you need large deep flats to get the most out of them. Tetonka is one lake that comes to mind with a large deep flat in this area.

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