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2 Ways to Reduce Snags When Drop Shot Fishing

Exposed hook drop shot rigging excels in sparse cover areas but how do you prevent your rig from snagging around grass and woody cover? Bass pro Matt Lee shares his 2 go-to methods for drop shotting around cover ranging from thick to sparse.

The first method excels around heavier cover typically reserved for Texas rigging, and the other, an excellent compromise between weedless performance and higher hooking percentages. Experiment with both and you’ll learn to quickly select the best for the circumstances.