How to Rig the Power Shot for Shallow Water Cover

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Professional bass angler Skylar Hamilton has a lot of confidence in the drop shot rig and its ability to trigger bites by presenting baits at a precise distance off the bottom.

Skylar doesn’t limit its use to mid-depth and deeper areas though and often opts to rig power shot-style for shallow water flipping and pitching scenarios. The system the same tried and true drop shot rig, only with heavier line, hook and casting gear instead of spinning. Skylar stresses the effectiveness of this system for bedding bass, where it mimics bed-threatening bluegill suspended off the bottom.