Do You Use Weights With Spoons?

What fish do spoons catch?

Spoons work best for larger fish species such as northern pike, largemouth bass, muskies, walleye, salmon and trout.

The action of the spoon is based on its shape and thickness.

A long spoon will display a wider side to side wobble than a shorter spoon..

Do snap swivels scare fish?

If they’re not going to be changing lures or rigs a lot, and if whatever they have at the end of the line doesn’t tend to spin when retrieved, then a snap swivel is not even needed and only adds more “stuff” on their line that can potentially cause problems and/or spook fish.

What are spoon lures used for?

Spoon lure. A spoon lure, in sport fishing, is an oblong, usually concave lure, usually made of metal or a shell, shaped like the bowl of a spoon. The spoon lure is mainly used to attract fish by reflecting light and moving randomly.

Do you use a swivel with a spoon?

Normally, a spoon should be fluttering through the water, not spinning, so a swivel should not be needed. However, if you’re retrieving too fast, or the current is very strong, then your spoon may start spinning, thus spinning your line, and increasing the chance you’ll get knots and tangles.

What are jigging spoons?

VERTICAL JIGGING The purpose of jigging a spoon is to create the appearance of a crippled or distressed fish. While many lures have a built-in action, jigging will enhance it, making the lure even more appealing.