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How to tie a drop-shot rig

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How to tie a drop-shot rig

Videos and more

Drop-shotting is a really effective way to catch a variety of fish species. It’s best known as a bass technique, but you can also use a drop-shot rig for walleye, crappies, perch, trout and whitefish. And the technique is incredibly simple, too, as long as you know how to tie the rig. Here’s a collection of videos that will make you an expert in tying and using one, in no time at all.

Classic drop-shot rig for bass (and more)

Kevin VanDam’s take on the drop-shot rig

One of the best bass anglers in the world demonstrates his method

Bass pro Mike Iconelli’s drop-shotting advice

Iconelli gives some valuable tips (from a food court at ICAST)

Bob Sexton

Bob Sexton

Growing up in Gander, Newfoundland, and Peterborough, Ontario, Outdoor Canada's managing editor Bob Sexton jumped at every chance to wet a line and head afield. After spending half of the 1990s working as a tour guide in Latin America, he completed a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in 2001 and was hired on as Outdoor Canada's assistant editor. Since joining the magazine, he has won two Outdoor Writers of Canada awards, in 2008 and 2011, and contributed to numerous National Magazine Award winning or nominated stories. Sexton is the past president of the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors.

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