Archive for January, 2010

The Pros Know – Scroungers Work Well

Picture yourself holding this same check, what a dream come true, scroungers can make it a reality. Greg Hackney has thrown scroungers with a 3” soft-plastic shad to help seal his win in the 2009 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, and he took home $500,000. Skeete Reese uses them and was quoted as saying, “I fished […]

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Berkley Power Minnow – Photo Feature

The 4″ Berkley power minnow (worn-out smelt colored) shown above rigged on a 3/16oz. scrounger is a great all-around producer for Bass and Walleye. This is a great combination I highly recommend to anyone fishing rivers and another of my favorites. If you can actually find any of the 4″ baits in the smelt color […]

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Super Fluke Jr – Photo Feature

Zoom flukes are probably the most talked about baits to use in combination with a scrounger jig. The picture above shows a super fluke jr. rigged on a 3/16oz scrounger head and let just say, this is a great rig. You will notice that the fluke above combines all the flash created by the laminated […]

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Bass Storm Swimbait – Photo Feature

The 5″ swimbait by Bass Storm Lures shown above rigged on a 1/2oz. scrounger jig is great for targeting big LM bass and bigger species like Northern Pike. The ultra-soft solid body of this paddle tail swimbait is very durable and packed with tail slapping action. When added to a scrounger jig, it can dive […]

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Case Plastics Helgramite – Photo Feature

The 3 3/4″ helgramite by Case Plastics shown above rigged on a 3/16oz. scrounger is a super solution for finesse applications. This combination works well for all kinds of panfish, Smallmouth Bass and even hi-pressured LM Bass. Often thrown on a 1/8th oz. scrounger in creeks and streams on very light line, this could be […]

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Beaver Style Baits On A Scrounger

Using beaver style baits on a scrounger was made famous by Mike Iaconelli himself on his City Limits fishing show when he fished Philadelphia. He used a 1/4oz. scrounger with a beaver style bait rigged vertical to more closely represent the forage prevalent in the river he was fishing. He was spot-on and the footage […]

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Using Skirts On Scroungers

The use of jig or spinnerbait skirts on a scrounger jig is a great way to add a touch of color & some bulk to your combination. Skirts can be slipped on and off as needed and can often times make that subtle change that trigger that strike from that big ole’ bass. Using skirts […]

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Sinkin’ Salty Minnow – Photo Feature

The Case Plastics sinkin salty minnow at 4″, is great fluke style bait to be used on scroungers. Shown above rigged on a 1/4oz scrounger jig, it works equally well on anything from 3/16 – 1/4oz to target LM Bass, SM Bass and Walleye. The SSM’s have a color selection to choose from and make […]

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Sweet Water Chub – Photo Feature

The sweet water chub from JDC Baits makes a great bait to be used on scrounger jig heads. The picture shown above is a 3″ bait and is rigged on a 3/16oz scrounger. The laminated plastic of this bait produces a high amount of flash making it a great choice for for all types of […]

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Minda Spear Worm – Photo Feature

Minda Lures Spear Worms The spear worm from Minda Lures makes a great bait to be used on scrounger jig heads. The picture shown above is a 4″ bait and is rigged on a 3/16oz scrounger. The seductive action of a spear worm is a great place to begin for Bass and it works especially […]

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