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Slip Dropper

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$2.00

Species:
Walleye
Species:
Crappie
Species:
Perch
Species:
Panfish
Species:
Bluegill
Use:
Ice Fishing
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slip-dropper.jpgA revolutionary fish-catching system in three sizes for all fish species, the Slip Dropper consists of the Slip Dropper Spoon and dropper hook. The angler runs his/her line through the Slip Dropper Spoon and ties to the hook. The angler can then adjust to any length of dropper line between spoon and hook. The spoon will act as a lure with a short dropper length and the spoon will act as an attractor with a longer dropper length.

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Ice Fishing & Open Water Use

Just as the advent of the slip bobber pioneered adjustable depth settings with a float, the Slip Dropper system has revolutionized adjustable depth settings for dropper fishing.

When fishing for walleye, a short three-inch dropper works well, but as the action slows, you can pull up and adjust the length between your spoon and lure, often the ticket to tempting neutral to negative walleyes or perch.

The Slip Dropper System consists of six components: The Slip Dropper Spoon, which attracts and entices; Two line snubbers that affix to the ends of the spoon and keep your dropper line from slipping; and a single hook Attractor Bug or a treble attractor hook. You also need a good quality ball bearing swivel (not included) to keep the system from twisting. The Slip Dropper Bug has a slow fall when tipped with spikes or a waxworm, but the Slip Dropper Spoon falls faster. This allows you to fish a deadly, slow-fall presentation in deep water. You can also use the Slip Dropper Bug by itself when shallow water fishing. The Bug offers a very slight presentation. For walleye or gamefish, you might want to use the colored Attractor hook in place of the Slip Dropper Bug.

The Slip Dropper will work better in 10 feet of water and deeper. While the smaller- size 10 Slip Dropper is preferred for panfish, sometimes a larger-size 4 will work better with a long length of dropper line, especially in deep water, where the heavier spoon will get you down deep quickly. Another deadly technique is to use a Shrimpo or a Rocker under the Slip Dropper Spoon instead of the attractor hook or Slip Dropper Bug. The possibilities are endless! This particular approach is deadly for trout and salmon, but will slay panfish and finesse-oriented walleyes too!

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  • first time this weekend
    3

    Posted by Michael Zortman on Dec 6th 2016

    Just bought my first Slip Dropper and expect to use it this weekend targeting big perch (12" - 14"). Plan to tie on a Glow Brite Ratfinkee, which works very well on its own by the way.

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