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I preffer open hook most of the time. However when fishing weeds and docks I preffer a texas rig.
 

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Sorry for the dumb question but what is ment by "open hook"? Thanks,

Jim
 

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open hook refers to the fact that the hook is exposed and not buried into the body of whatever plastic lure you are using. For example when you texas rig a plastic worm the hook point is always buried so as to make the rig weedless.
 

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Thanks canusa, that is what I thought was ment by it. I guess I just misread Mike's response. My error,

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When I texas rig i use a small bell sinker. I put the sinker up in the tube start the hooh through the top of the tube then go through the circle on top of the sinker then out the tube and finish in regular texas rig fashion. You get the best of both worlds: weedless and the spiral fall with the weight inside the tube.
 
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