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Gibbs 3oz Casting Swimmer [Bottle Plug]



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Reelman51

Joined: 01/20/2001
Posts: 78
 posted 08/14/2009 09:03 AM  

Just purchased a 3oz Gibbs casting swimmer {bottle plug] it came with three sets of 3/0 treble hooks.I would like to modify the plug by taking off the front treble and replacing it with a 4/0 treble for more dig in heavy surf.I would also remove the middle belly hook to prevent snags and weed buildup. Would these modifications affect the action of the plug??? Thanks for any input!!!! I Fish Montauk, Moses and Breezy Pt.
 
fattony12

Joined: 04/28/2008
Posts: 115
 posted 08/14/2009 01:44 PM  

the three ounce dig rather nice to begin with .....try it and see experiments olways give you the best answers upupup
 
srfrat

Joined: 04/13/2008
Posts: 1073
 posted 08/14/2009 05:56 PM  

5/0 on the 1st & 4/0 on the rear.swims better imo
Or leave the 2 belly's & add just a teaser on the tail.up


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1ZXguy

Joined: 03/24/2009
Posts: 97
Location: Ronkonkoma , L.I
 posted 08/14/2009 09:42 PM  

Thats it 5/0 in the front ,4/0 in the rear. Take off the middle
hook . up


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 posted 08/14/2009 11:30 PM  

What srfrat & 1ZXguy said.


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Reelman51

Joined: 01/20/2001
Posts: 78
 posted 08/15/2009 12:49 AM  

Gibbs bottle plug

Thanks guys for your input!!!!
 
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