How Magnum Plastic Worms Actually Look Underwater! Underwater Footage And Rigging Tricks!

Come underwater to watch how 5 different BIG plastic worms react on the bottom! Summer Bass Fishing is prime time to fish the big plastic worm. Today we're looking at a giant senko - style stick bait, several straight tail worms, and two giant curly tail worms. Have you been rigging and fishing your plastic worms correctly? We're about to find out!

Whether you prefer a Carolina Rig, a Texas Rig, a Shaky Head, or even an oversized wacky rig, the plastic worm has a place in every serious bass angler's summertime arsenal. The purpose of today's video is to see how these 5 popular plastic worms compare to one another. We all have our favorite baits but you may be surprised to find that your worm of choice moves completely differently than you expect. By going underwater we discover new baits, new retrieves, and even new rigging methods.

Its amazing how much you learn in a few short minutes below the surface! Today we found out that we'd been rigging curly tail worms incorrectly our entire lives. Who knew that turning the worm 90 degrees would completely change the presentation? Amazing! Below is a breakdown of the worms we used, the heads, rods and reel recommendations, and more.

The Baits...

Magnum Baits 10" Stick Bait (Black/Blue): http://bit.ly/2KBhPWU

Strike King 10" Bull Worm (Junebug): http://bit.ly/2IVzvuS

Xcite Baits Maximus Trick Worm (Red Bug): http://bit.ly/2D4kClu

Zoom Magnum Ol' Monster 12" Worm (Junebug): http://bit.ly/2P5QZbq

Zoom Ol' Monster 10" Worm (Not shown in vid): http://bit.ly/2adPtjs

Berkeley 12" Power Worm (Black): http://bit.ly/2Xj2IHm

Berkeley 10" Power Worm (Not shown in vid): http://bit.ly/2cxomPX

The Rigs...

Shakey - Strike King Tour Grade Mag Jig Head (1/2-3/4 oz with 7/0 hook): http://bit.ly/2xw54pW

Wacky- Frenzy Baits Wack-A-Sack Jig Head (3/8 oz with 4/0 hook): http://bit.ly/2oFduEq

Texas Rig- Hook- Owner Jungle Wide Gap 7/0: http://bit.ly/2sBsR1Z

- Weight- Vike Tungsten 1/2 oz: http://bit.ly/2a2XTZ3

- Bobber Stop- 6th Sense Peg X: http://bit.ly/2bHjowk

Tim's Preferred Combo...

Rod- Expride 7'7" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

Reel- Shimano Metanium DC HG: http://bit.ly/2qrSZvs

Line- 65 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 25 lb Sunline FC-100: http://bit.ly/2O4UElB

Mid-Range Combo...

Rod- Curado 7'6" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2gUWTft

Reel- Curado DC HG: http://bit.ly/2yHtsp4

Line- 65 lb Power Pro: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

Leader- 20 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Budget-Friendly Combo...

Rod- SLX 7'5" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

Reel- SLX 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

Line- 20 lb Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

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Summer Worm Fishing - Tricks To Catch Bigger Bass

Summer has arrived and its time to throw the plastic worm! So many anglers overlook the dog days of Summer but you can catch more bass in one day in the heat than you can any other day of the year! By understanding how, where, and when to switch to a worm, you'll be setting yourself up for success all Summer long.

When Tim picks up the worm he targets deeper rock. There are plenty of bass to be found in the grass but those fish are often catchable on reaction baits. When you focus on rock, you'll discover a whole new class of fish that often won't eat anything else.

In this video Tim gives some great tips for budget anglers and seasoned pros, alike. Regarding sensitivity - Purchase the most sensitive rod that your budget will allow! Sensitivity is EVERYTHING when fishing a worm. If budget is a concern, two additional tips are to purchase a longer rod so you can visibly see deflection instead of relying solely on sensitivity to detect a bite. Also, spooling up with braided line (and leader) will increase your sensitivity drastically compared to fishing with fluorocarbon.

Below is a breakdown of the baits and gear Tim discussed in the video. We've separated out his favorite worms by style, given color recommendations, and included the rods he recommends from ultra-sensitive to budget-friendly.

Straight Tail Worms...

-NetBait T-Mac: http://bit.ly/2jndwj9

-Zoom Trick Worm: http://bit.ly/2aWkG7E

-Reaction Innovations Flirt: http://bit.ly/2CMB33J

-Zoom Magnum Swamp Crawler: http://bit.ly/2eMxvXR

-Roboworm 7" Straight Tail: http://bit.ly/2asZyH3

-Strike King Fat Baby Finesse: http://bit.ly/2aKei5y

Curly Tail Worms...

-Zoom Dead Ringer: http://bit.ly/2cRrLVR

-Zoom Ol' Monster: http://bit.ly/2adPtjs

-Power Worm 10": http://bit.ly/2cxomPX

-Power Worm 12": http://bit.ly/2Xj2IHm

Hooks/Jigheads...

Shaky- Dirty Jigs Canterbury Shakey: http://bit.ly/2aFOs0V

Ned- Swagger Tackle Flanders Head (2/0): http://bit.ly/2KcIB6M

Texas Rig- Gamakatsu EWG Wide Gap Superline 5/0 Hook: http://bit.ly/2ac92XG

Dropshot- Owner Mosquito Light 1/0: http://bit.ly/2zQVKx3

Favorite Colors...

Stained Water- Junebug, black/blue

Clear Water- Green Pumpkin, Watermelon, Shad

Ultra-Sensitive Shaky Head Combo...

Rod- G Loomis NRX 852C JWR: http://bit.ly/2hedqsq

Reel- Aldebaran MGL 50: http://bit.ly/2uQ4oH8

Line- Power Pro Maxcuatro 20 lb: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 10 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Budget-Friendly Shaky Head Combo...

Rod- Shimano SLX 7' 2" Medium: http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

Reel- Shimano SLX 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

Line- 20 lb Power Pro: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

Leader- 10 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

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Top 5 Ways To Fish BIG Worms This Summer

Fishing BIG worms is one of the best parts of Summer bass fishing! There are so many different worms and so many ways to rig them, its difficult to know which way is best. Today's video covers the 5 most effective ways to fish big worms and includes lure recommendations to some of our favorites!

When the water gets warm its time to slow down and dredge bottom for the truly GIANT BASS. Tim loves slinging monster soft plastic worms this time of year. Depending on conditions he can be found Carolina Rigging a big curly tail worm, Wacky Rigging a giant stick bait, or shaking a big straight tail worm. How do you know which one to throw? Tim is here to explain the advantages of each.

Below is a breakdown of the baits, hooks, and equipment for fishing big worms. Tim even included some color recommendations for his favorite worms.

Shakeyhead and Drop shot Worms...

-Uptons UC Worm 10” and 13": http://bit.ly/2bntSpW (Margarita Red Flk, SoCal Magic)

-Strike King Bullworm 10": http://bit.ly/2IVzvuS (Junebug, Moon Juice, Green Pumpkin)

-Mann's Jelly Worm: http://bit.ly/2aFOwhe (Tequila Green, June Bug, grape)

Shaky Heads...

-Strike King Tour Grade Mag Jig Head 5/0 and 7/0: http://bit.ly/2xw54pW

-Dirty Jigs Magnum Stand Up Jig Head 5/0: http://bit.ly/2KHBpiZ

Texas Rig / Carolina Rig Worms...

-Berkley Power Worms 10 and 12": http://bit.ly/2cxomPX (Blue Fleck, Fire/Ice)

-Zoom Ol' Monster Worms 10.5": http://bit.ly/2adPtjs (Plum, June Bug)

Texas Terminal...

-Tungsten Vader Bullet Weight: http://bit.ly/2NjDYtV

-6th sense Peg X Stoppers: http://bit.ly/2bHjowk

-Large Owner Centering Pins: http://bit.ly/2b2YgDf

-Owner TwistLock Open Gap Centering Pin Hook - 6/0: http://bit.ly/2cYZ3rM

Wacky Rig Worms...

-Magnum Baits 10" Soft stick bait: http://bit.ly/2KBhPWU (Black Blue)

-Hags Tornado 8": http://bit.ly/2Ydvm9j (Midnight Blue, Junebug)

Wacky Jighead...

- Frenzy Baits Wack-A-Sack Wacky Jig 5/16 - 4/0: http://bit.ly/2oFduEq

Big Worm Combo...

Rod- Gloomis GLX 894 JWR: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

Reel- Shimano Bantam HG: http://bit.ly/2H44yjG

Line- 50 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 16 lb FC100: http://bit.ly/2O4UElB

Budget Friendly Combo...

Rod- Shimano SLX 7'5" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

Reel- Shimano SLX 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

Line- 20 lb Assassin Fluorocarbon: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

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Plastic Worms Underwater - Which Ones Look The Best? Underwater Footage!

We're headed back underwater to look at the most popular worms on the market! We've paired 8 worms up with a shakey head and a medium action rod to see which baits perform the best underwater. If you've wondered which worm you should try or why one works better than another, this video will answer a lot of your questions!

The combination of a shaky head and a plastic worm is deadly through the Summer months. The technique is incredibly versatile with retrieves varying from a slow drag to an aggressive snapping motion. The key to shaky head fishing is finding a worm that the bass are responding to. This video will help you understand the subtle differences in action so the next time you need to fine tune a bite or save a bite that's gone cold, you'll know which worm to turn to.

We love capturing underwater footage despite the inherent difficulties. We hope you enjoyed the footage as much as we did! Below is a breakdown of the tackle and equipment used in the video.

Shaky Head...

Dirty Jigs Scott Canterbury Shakey Head (3/16oz) - http://bit.ly/2aFOs0V

The Worms (With color recommendation)...

Zoom Trick Worm (California 420) - http://bit.ly/2aWkG7E

Daiwa Yamamoto Neko Straight ( Baby Bass) - http://bit.ly/2kH4KuC

Roboworm Fat Straight Tail Worm (MM III) - http://bit.ly/2awYSxM

Strike King KVD Fat Baby Finesse Worm (Moon Juice)- http://bit.ly/2aKei5y

Reaction Innovations Flirt Worm (Violator) - http://bit.ly/2CMB33J

Keitech Easy Shaker Worm (Electric Shad) - http://bit.ly/2R2t8a3

Yamamoto Senko 5" ( Green Pumpkin Blk Flk) - http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

NetBait T-Mac 6.5 (Texas Craw) - http://bit.ly/2jndwj9

Shakey Head Combo...

Shimano Expride A Spinning Rod 7' Medium - http://bit.ly/2osaj3q

Shimano Stradic Ci4+ Spinning Reel - http://bit.ly/2gu84t7

Sunline SX1 Braided Line 12lb - http://bit.ly/2tn8EzQ

Sunline Super FC Sniper Fluorocarbon 8lb - http://bit.ly/2p7fxju

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