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I have been using the ZOOM salty superflukes for a few years with good results. Today I went to restock my supply of bubblegum color and I noticed a package of the ZOOM "trick worms" in the BubbleGum color. They were 20 in a pack vs 10 per pack of the superflukes so I thought I might give them a try. They are longer than the superflukes so I thought I would rig up a stinger hook from the jigs I have been using. Has anyone used them in the salt with any success??
 

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Although I have never myself used them, I have seen others fishing especially for Weakfish this time of the year just clean up when nobody else around was having success with the 7" Bubblegum Colored Floating Worm by ZOOM...
 

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Been using 'em for largemouths for years. Great worm! Never really used them in saltwater, though.
 

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Really really funny you mentioned ZOOM TRICK WORMS. One of the most deadliest Largemouth bass baits ever ever devised. Down on the Gulf coast of Alabama these things were a big secret for a really long time and those who know how to poperly use them caught alot of fish there.

The trickworm does two things really well. First there is rigging. Most times you are best off with no weight. You texas rig the worm on the fatter head end of the worm. This allows great freedom of movement of the worms body. The bait SNAKES under the surface how ever far you let it sink. Great bait for working just below the surface, Another thing the bait does really well is sink. Let the bait sink and the head and tail swing back and forth slowing the fall and giving it a deadly movement without any effort on the anglers part. The bait moves in the strike zone WITHOUT the bait being MOVED OUT of the strike zone.
A couple of weeks ago Me and My brother were anchored out in front of a school of fish the one night catching steadily on every cast when the action died down and the stripers kinda got wind of us. He had one lethargic hit that tore his plastic . So he rigs on a Yellow Trick Worm and throws at a nice size fish in the shadow line that had been reluctant to join his friends in our game of tug of war. The fish immedaitly started tracking the lure and we saw how big the striper really was, A solid 15 pounder, and hit the bait but came unbuttoned due to a ill timed hook set. After that we threw off and headed down island from where we fishing.

I would suggest against a jig head it kills the action of the bait.It casts well enough without weight as the tail seems to lead the bait when casted. Used a texas rig style hook, low profile in the 4 to 5/0 range It should be fished on a lighter rod in the 1/4 to 5/8 ounce tip range.
Something fun and new for our water. Good luck. Keep me posted and I'll do the same. The bait is better for the end of low tide stage when the current isn't to great and the fish are near the surface.
 
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