Tackle Tips

How to Make Flipping Hook Keeper in 30-Sec

Flipping and pitching plastics around cover usually requires a flipping hook plastic keeper. Many hook designs come with a built on keeper, either bulky plastic or metal. Elite Series pro Terry "Big Show" Scoggins prefers making his own plastic keeper with heavy fishing line. In his opinion, his simple heavy knot keeper provides more flexibility when rigging plastics, and makes for a more elegant presentation overall. This quick 1-minute tip will give you the ability to make your own flipping and pitching hooks in the boat, and in less than 30 seconds.