Archive for Tips & Testimonials

New Grand Lake Record Bass

On 3/15/2012, Brent Malone used a 1/4oz Scrounger with a 4″ baby bass fluke trailer to land the new Grand Lake (North East Oklahoma) record largemouth bass weighing 10.86 pounds. He said the fish was suspended under a dock on a main river channel and when he tossed that scrounger under there, she couldn’t resist […]

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Setting the Hook with a Scrounger?

Another reader (Barry) recently submitted some feedback and a question, here goes. Please help with suggestions. I love the action the scrounger head gives to my fluke and grubs while smallmouth fishing the rivers in my home state. Unfortunately, I’m having some serious issues with fish coming unbuttoned before I can get them into the […]

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Use a Snap on a Scrounger?

A reader (Kyle) recently submitted some feedback and a question, here goes. As I recall the original Scroungers came in the blister pack with a snap attached to the eyelet. The new ones don’t have this. Should I use one or not? Answer: Yes, it’s my opinion that any version of a scrounger type bait […]

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Scrounger Tip – Striped Bass #1

Mike from CA. submitted a tip for targeting Stripers. White 6′ rubber curl tails with a 1/2 oz or 3/4 oz scrounger. They were deadly when they first came out with this scrounger and they still are today. I troll with them on the Napa River in California , and it’s my number one choice […]

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Scroungers For Smallmouth Bass

This rig is my bread and butter out there but, is certainly not limited to what I describe. I know anglers that use the 1/8 oz. Scrounger with a variety of trailers and do just as well. Many are catching walleyes and Stripers on this same or similar rig. Using the scrounger rig for smallmouth […]

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Scrounged A Largemouth Bass At Fairview Lake

I fished Fairview Lake in the Poconos yesterday and while the fishing was tough, the Scrounger caught Bass. I used a Berkley Power Minnow as my trailer on a 1/4oz medium bill and hooked up with a smallmouth bass that I lost and shortly after, a great Largemouth Bass fishing an outside line of lily […]

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Scrounger Jigs Catch Crappie For J&R Guide Service

J&R Guide Service uses the Scrounger jig to catch boat loads of crappie with their customers.

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