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Carolina Rig...floating Senko?

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Anyone know of a senko or senko-style soft bait that will remain floating at the end of my C-Rigged setup.

The bass on my lake really don't take well to a lot of action...less is more... hence why the fall of a senko works so well.

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Welcome to the forum! I personally don't, but I think some other's here will. I hope you enjoy it here. And may I suggest going to the introduction section first to introduce yourself.

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Drew, I do not know of a "floating" stick bait but you may want to try the Kut Tail Worm Senko.

And welcome to the Forum. Wonderful having you with us.

Be sure to add your geographical location so we can give you better answers.

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Simple. Get yourself some floating jig heads that walleye anglers have been using for decades and nose hook your Senkos. I've never tried this, but it only makes sense. Just not sure how big a cork jig you'd need to float a Senko? Welcome to the site by the way! :)

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By it's name a Senko sinks due to the heavy salt content. Try drop shotting Senko wacky rigged. The Senko will stay in front of the basses nose at the depth you set the hook above the weight.

Another choice is use a fat body high flotation worm like Roboworms 6" fat boy worm.

Tom

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Sshhh ! It's been working good for me during some tough bites. Go to Dichoso baits and have him make his Senko profile baits in a no salt shaky formula, by the way he will make it in any color that you want. Also works good on a 1/4 oz football style shaky head.I just started using this and I am having good results.

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I remember at a past Richmond Fishing Expo a local company that had made floating stick baits.

The company may not be in business any longer but I found their business card so please contact them:

Robin Yost

RandR Custom Baits

Suite 102

9620 Ironbridge Road

Chesterfield, VA 23832

804.541.4162

www.rnrcustombaits.com

Once again, I did not try to contact them or go to their web site so I may be giving you dead end data but I do remember they had a floating Senko type bait.

If you can't find the company try to locate Robin on the internet.

Let us know what you find out.

Good luck.

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Also, if you haven't already done so, you might try fishing a regular senko type bait, not necessarily a floating type. I throw a senko all the time on a rig with great success.

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I also use the floaters, but with limited sucess. I am really curious to what the rig looks like under water.... like does nose stay up but does the rest of the worm try to sink? All i know is i need to make a comittment to throwing the c rig, especially now in the heat

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If you are looking for a floating senko there is a seller on ebay who makes a great one. There sellers name is kirknhollie on ebay. He makes a super soft senko stick bait that floats. His baits work great on a c-rig, wacky drop shot, and on a shakey head jig. I also use his baits wacky rigged on a weighted hook. He can make any color you want and I think his baits are $20-30 per 100 baits. Tell him Chris from Canada recommended his baits, he is a great guy to deal with. Good luck, Chris.

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Buy a couple bags of Strike King Zero's. Soak them in water until they float. They lose their salt and will float. Just gave myself a good idea. Thanks for starting this thread drew.

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Y'all realize this is a 2yr old thread?

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Floating senko?

Don't we rely on the movement of the falling senko to attract fish?

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Buy a couple bags of Strike King Zero's. Soak them in water until they float. They lose their salt and will float. Just gave myself a good idea. Thanks for starting this thread drew.

i love when that happens haha

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I noticed it was a two year old post, just wanted to bring up the floating senko as an option. The one on ebay, still has good action on the fall when using a weighted option. I really like how the tail floats up when fishing a shakey head. Most senko style baits just sink to the bottom and lay flat on the bottom. It also works well on a c-rig when you want the bait just above the weeds or rocks. Chris.

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I'll give you a better one for a Carolina Rig.  Take a tube and put a small piece of packing foam into the tube.  Styroform works fine.  Then Texas rig it right through the foam and skin tack it.  The tube will float high above the weight.  When you pull it, it will dive down behind the weight,  When stopped it will slowly float back up and shake in the current.  If you just shake the weight without pulling it, the bait will just sit there shake, and dance.  I have used it on Okeechobee for years, works good on big flats, fish can't help but notice. :respect-059:  :respect-059:

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Simple. Get yourself some floating jig heads that walleye anglers have been using for decades and nose hook your Senkos. I've never tried this, but it only makes sense. Just not sure how big a cork jig you'd need to float a Senko? Welcome to the site by the way! :)

 

This works.  I thought of it last year and gave it a go.  Also walleye floats in tubes to get a slower drop, or to even float the bait.

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