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 Maybe I need to get a more sensitive rod....or how about different line ( i dont think so). Or it could be something else? When I'm texas rigged worm fishing I can't feel anything. Ive changed over to new tungsten weights changed line even picked a new baitcaster and rod. Still nothing

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What are you trying to feel?  The bottom?  If so, your weight might be to light for the conditions you are fishing. 

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Are you sure you are hitting something that you can feel?

 

If you are dragging it through weeds or through a muck bottom, you might not feel anything until you get bit. Just a thought.

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It would help if you told us what you're using. Rod and line specifically?

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Texas rig fishing, the only time I cannot feel anything is when the weigh is not on the bottom so tend I agree with what Seibert said the weight is too light or you are reeling too hard/fast(swimming it not keeping contact) or both. Even with at 1/16 and a plastic worm you can feel it dig into the muck or an intital tick and some resistance if it hits weeds or a limb. I fish a lot of soft bottoms where it goes from muck/slime to weeds lines, you know when it changes. My first instinct after reading the title was to reply with "that's what she said".

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You could be fishing where it's a muck bottom.  I fish a lake like this.  Anything over about 1/4 oz. sinks into the mud.

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 Gear a BPS Extreme Rod 7.1 had PP 50lb Braid

             Browning Graphite 7' but cut in down to 6' 3"

             1/4 tungsten 

              Berkley Worm Juice 

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 Gear a BPS Extreme Rod 7.1 had PP 50lb Braid

             Browning Graphite 7' but cut in down to 6' 3"

             1/4 tungsten 

              Berkley Worm Juice 

So you're using a rod with a busted tip?  If that's the case, that would be a big portion of the problem.  Not really sure I quite understand.  Also like others mentioned, if you're fishing a muck bottom lake you'll have a hard time feeling bottom contact.  Shouldn't have an issue feeling strikes ....but that rod is more than likely the issue.

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Trust me, you should be able to feel something with the Extreme/braid combo.

 

There is either nothing there to feel or it's you.

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When you make a cast the worm and weight are together, as the weight sinks the worm separates from the weight as they both sink to the bottom. If you keep a little controlled slack you will see the line go slack when the weight hits bottom. You should be able to feel the line go slack and see it go slack regardless of the bottom softness, type of rod or line. Every time you lift the weight off the bottom the worm moves against the weight and let it sink back down, the line will go slack agian, even in weeds. The line going slack is line movement, a good rod will pick up this line movement. If the bottom is hard or rocks, the weight stops with a thud, the line jumps slack similar to a bass strike. You should be able to see and feel what I have described using 3/16 oz weight, unless it's very windy.

Tom

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So you're using a rod with a busted tip?  If that's the case, that would be a big portion of the problem.  Not really sure I quite understand.  Also like others mentioned, if you're fishing a muck bottom lake you'll have a hard time feeling bottom contact.  Shouldn't have an issue feeling strikes ....but that rod is more than likely the issue.

 I repaired the rod....should have metion that

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You could be fishing where it's a muck bottom.  I fish a lake like this.  Anything over about 1/4 oz. sinks into the mud.

I agree

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You may want to change your presentation, or less or no weight if it's a mucky bottom.

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The first thing you need to know is that when you hear guys saying they can feel rock, wood, or grass and they can tell the difference, well that is because they have experience fishing in all different areas and lakes so you end up getting use to feeling what the vibrations are coming from. If you have limited experience in fishing different types of lakes then a rod like an NRX isn't going to help you interpret what you feel, you will feel vibrations but unless you know 100% that you are fishing on rock or wood, well then you really don't know what it is you feel. Sensitivity comes with experience, so lets say you are dragging a worm along the bottom, if you feel nothing it could be because the weight is too light and when you drag the worm it is actually coming off the bottom, or it could be a muck bottom in which you aren't digging in to get resistance so you feel nothing, or the rod and line combo isn't transmitting the minute vibrations of a gravel type bottom to your hands or they are so subtle you just don't feel them. A good way to learn  what stuff feels like is finding a shallow spot in a pond or lake that you can see bottom and make a cast with a small weight and drag it along the bottom and make note of the bottom, is it hard or soft, is there gravel or rocks and drag the weight over small sticks and limbs, this will give you a little bit of understanding exactly what you are feeling and how it feels with the equipment you are using.

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Get a new rod! you said that it was 7 foot, and now it is 6'3. There is not tip on the rod, It will be harder to FEEL anything!

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