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Has anyone ever used a metal spoon like the traditional toby lure or the like on a flying collar rig?

Not that i have it just seems to me that it should work!!!!:g:
 

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I've used plugs on flying collars with reasonable success,and tried one of the Mepps fish bodied spinners,on a slow day I caught 6 out of the 8 pollack landed that day!
 
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....A weighted shad has the hook above the body of the lure which is why we rarely hook up to the wreck when using stormies.
Jelly worms hook up more often if you dwell around the bottom for too long.

I would guess that a Toby or a plug would work exceptionally well for Pollack, Cod and Bass on the wrecks, however you must get yourself 4 or 5 turns off the bottom as quick as you can because you will snag if you drag it through.
 

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I like the idea of trying a Toby. Maybe changing the treble fo a single hook, maybe a circle hook might stop it snaging so much.

Alan
 

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Using a circle will still snag the wreck, it will just lip hook it!
I know some of the commercial Bass guys are using circles on pirks and not trebles when they use them with a string of regills to cut down losses.

Alan
 
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