Comments: Hands down one if not the best plastic worms out there! My favorite way to rig it is on a drop shot. Catches numbers but bigger fish like them too. Use mend-it/ Expensive...so what? Comments: I must admit I have bought these worms several times but never could bring myself to use them. And when you T-rig, use a round bend offset hook instead of the standard EWG. These are not durable, but like the man said, I'd rather have 5 smallmouth in my livewell than 5 senko's in their bag. Wacky rigged. Comments: If there is a such thing as a sure bet for bass in clear or lightly stained water, the Senko is it. I finally decided to this past weekend and wow I cleaned house with them. It’s an absolute staple in my boat. When rigged weightless the Yamamoto Senko falls horizontally with a seductive side to side tail action. Comments: Great soft plastics. Here are two examples of my favorite ways to wacky rig the same 5” Senko, depending upon whether I am fishing for largemouth bass or smallmouth bass. The wacky rig acts just like a parachute that causes the drop shot Senko to descend horizontally and much more slowly than a nose-hooked bait (nose-hooked baits spiral tightly on the fall). Few presentations produce more bass in more places than the drop shot rig. but if you are goin to texas rig i dont reccomend theese senkos i usually use dingers for texas riggin. By far my favorite soft plastic senkos/worms out there! It's Spring now in NC. I fist thought the thing I caught was a weed but it was a bass. Membership Includes 1 Year Bassmaster Magazine, Plus $50 in free gear. I've never fished anything else that can generate a bite before the bait even hits the bottom The only con to senkos is that the salt content in the bait makes them fall apart really easily. https://www.bassresource.com/bass-fishing-videos/wacky-dropshot-senko.html The points easily penetrate the hard upper lip of a bass, and the sharp barb will not let the fish throw the hook when you are playing them in. Comments: Hands down the best plastic bait I have ever used. 4 Best Ways to Rig a Senko. Its now my dirty little secret. Wish they were more durable, you can only catch one fish per worm. Ran out of 4" and tried the 5" cutting off an inch and no hits! I've tried the others that claim they out fish SENKO and they don't,PERIOD!!!! Comments: These things are fantastic. This gets the lure down deep while still allowing it to fall slowly on the retrieve. I have caught hundreds of bass on these & my biggest is a 5lb smallmouth. I've read reviews where guys are saying there catching one fish per worm? Comments: The water was pretty cold so I got the 3 in. Black and Blue in Florida and Georgia is a lock! I usually use a 4″ Senko when fishing Drop Shop. Ehrler’s recipe for a standard wacky rig is to stick a 1/0 Gamakatsu B10S Stinger hook through the “egg sack” (the smooth area) located about 1/3 of the way down on a Senko. Pretty simple, the salt content and plastic used in a Senko allows for an unique action on the fall. “No matter how you rig it, that subtle quivering during the fall is always happening to some degree.”. I have outfished all live bait guys with the senko there is  NOTHING THAT CAN MATCH IT. Comments: These are great baits, but they do last 2 or 3 fish & are expensive. They also come in every color imaginable. They straight up produce strikes when no other worm will. You’ll give the worm a perfect wobble, which helps you create the best presentation when working the worm towards the bottom. Suitable for vertical fishing, Drop Shot rig performs best in clear waters with a depth of up to 20 feet or more. Comments: These things are killer. Excellent bait and good times... What more do you need? Using a drop shot rig is good because it keeps the bait in the strike zone as long as you want. These are the real deal, Thanks Gary! They flat out catch so many fish that you will find you stop using everything else in your prized tackle collection. But they can be fun when the bite is off and for those times when you just don't have it in you to grind all day for a few jig bites. To be honest, you can use nearly any sort of 1/0 through to 3/0 hook you like – bigger if you’re chasing bigger largemouth. The other concern: durability, The plastic is super soft, that is what gives it that awesome bass catching wiggle on the fall. Hit the river with a 3-4 inch Senko and catch fish all day. You definitely get what you pay for with the original senko! Definitely worth the money. Senko Wacky Rig. “This is an awesome rig in the spring when blind casting around scattered vegetation for spawning fish,” Ehrler said. Comments: People keep coming out with Senko imitations, and the Senko keeps outselling them all. You'll find more information on cookies at, Free Ground shipping on orders over $50    |     Free Returns, Brent Ehrler's 2016 BASS St. John's River Recap, Ledge Fishing on Guntersville with Brent Ehrler Pt. The O'Ring tool is essential part of making the senko work. Get it as soon as Thu, Dec 3. You're lucky to get >1 fish per lure, so buy a couple of bags. Put all of these components together with a 7 inch Yamamota Senko, and catch the fish of a lifetime! Instead of twitching this rig, you just drag the Senko behind the sinker. Probably one of the most popular ways to fish a Senko on a drop shot is by using a smaller wacky rigged Senko, 3 or 4 inches. Absolutely gets em around docks, brush piles,lay downs..., you name it, shallow structure. The wacky rig outperforms a nose hook hands down with the finesse worms. God bless! Wth the saddle you will get many more fish on one bait, So thats the deal guys . With its wide range of uses and subtle natural action, the Yamamoto Senko has quickly become a favorite with anglers all over the world. “When I’m fishing a regular wacky rig, I just put the hook through the Senko. ITS NOT THE SAME! Yamamoto you are king. What I really like are the huge number of colors. But honestly I'm not rich but if a bait works and catches fish, it's worth it. It will climb and dive slowly as you retrieve it. The only color you need is plain ol' boring Green Pumpkin. Awesome! Senko Addict (I need help! Comments: there just isn't anything like a senko. My favorite wacky rig hook is a Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap in #1, 1/0, 2/0 or a Gamakatsu Split Shot/Drop Shot #2, 1, 1/0, 2/0. 2, Deep Crankin' on Guntersville with Brent Ehrler Pt. The natural convection currents and movement of the water will impart a tantalizing action to the lure that bass love. Some other copies of the senko last longer but don't have the action of the senko. Awesome bait, a must have in your boat or tackle bag/box! One afternoon a local pro gave me a few tips on rigging and presentation & let me say that it made such a difference that I keep a couple packs on me at all times now. when the bite is on, its on with garys. To me, they are worth it. When I rig them wacky with an O ring, I average about 4 fish per bait which I can definitely live with. The beauty of the Senko is in it's simplicity. (3-5) per bait! While the Senko is a very versatile bait, this versatility is also shown your rod set up. How to Fish The Dropshot Wacky Rig Senko. Senkos will catch fish. Cant go wrong with using one of these. Although I use these two hooks 95% of the time when throwing a wacky rig. They are THAT good. Great for kids, every new angler I give them to catches his best fish the first time he uses them as to durability, keep them in a refrigerator, use the o ring and switch ends, bite off a short section for a stronger hook set. Gamakatsu G-Finesse Wacky Jigheads. Once it hits the bottom, pull it up once and let it free fall again. If I need a bass though, out comes  the senko. It's that simple. I don't spend good money on a closet full of Crankbaits and an ineffective stick worm is too expensive at any price. Heck no. There are plenty of imitations of the original, but as far as I am concerned, they all fall short! !There are a couple that are close to SENKO but that's it,just close..This is the GO-TO bait for most every fisherman. Need a search bait? Can you put a price on a bass? I fish them tell there falling apart and ripped to shreds, They still catch fish! My favorite over all is punching the large Senko. An EWG allows the worm more room to slide down and twist around the shank as a fish is fought back to the boat, thus more tearing. So on his first cast from the shore he reeled in a 16" Largemouth! if you are new to fishing a senko don't let the 80+ colors throw you off, just stick to what has and always will work best which is your watermelon and green pumpkin black fk. Shallow thick cover? You can't fish it to slow! I also use it around grass and get any size fish. “I usually fish it on a spinning outfit with 12 pound-test SX1 braid tied to an 8-pound test leader of Sunline Super FC Sniper. ask anyone and they'll tell you. I switched back to senko in the middle of a tournament and fish on. I grew up with the senko it is the bait that got me into fishing. I mostly pond fish and it never fails while my friends just ask to borrow mine. The Lure Tour presents the Yamamoto Pro Senko, shown here rigged wacky style on a Gamakatsu 2/0 hook and on the dropshot rig with a Standout hook. They are waaaayyy overpriced. The action and versatility of the Yamamoto senko is unmatched by other stick worms. Using a Senko style worm on a drop shot is also an extremely good way to catch deep water bass. anything you think of, the senko does it. Comments: This bait in the 6 or 7 inch gets me big bites on my spots that I know hold big fish! Owner weedless wacky hook is my hook of choice for nose hooking or wacky rigging this prosenko on dropshot. Rig one up and go catch fish. I have tried all other stick baits nothing comes close. Comments: Get double or more life from your Senkos by putting your used Texas rigged baits in a small, red waterproofPlano box Reuse these baits wacky rigged with an o ring. Wacky Rig Bass Fishing Vids – Top Videos for bass fishing, lures and gear from YouTube today. Keep them stored in your spare fridge and then put in your beer cooler. Pro tips for fishing dropshot wacky rigged Senkos. Comments: Believe these reviews! I also caught my personal best on this bait last week an 8 pounder. No, they aren't durable, and you get 3 fish at most on one lure, but if you invest in some mend it you can re - use them a fair amount of times. Sure, they come at a price. It’s a killer on smallmouth on lakes like Champlain, St. Clair and Erie. So they are priced right considering their effectiveness. I have caught many bass on this when the fish want something big, but subtle. Continuing with Ehrler’s display of Senko versatility is the wacky rig. Great action and texture, and I'm pretty sure the salt helps fish find the bait and hold on. By far the best but unfortunately the durability has gone down the last few years. “Don’t try to work this rig, just cast it out and dead stick it – let it fall on slack line so it can shimmy on its own. Best colors are white, green pumpkin, watermelon, and the basics. Wacky rigging just gives the bait a wobbling action which can’t … Comments: You can't beat a 4" black senko for catching smallies. You can complain about price, but tournament guys know that a decent paycheck will buy you a lot of Senkos. I have caught more fish on these than any other bait in my box. I wish I had a dollar for every time I used another brand, got nothing, then threw the Senko right in the exact same places and yarded out nice bass. Comments: Great bait to Texas rig and cast under logs, but the worms last for about three bass until they rip in half. You uncover Ehrler’s five favorite ways to rig a Senko. I'd rather spend the money and get bites then save it and not catch anything. Easy to use from beginner to weekend tournament angler. They're not the most budget friendly, but they're definitely worth the $7. Comments: Give a beginner this and it will make him love fish because he will definitely catch some on a senko. Gamakatsu makes these super-cool Wicked Wacky Hooks that have a hand-tied weed guard. From: John: Warriors Mark, PA 4/5/19. Just skip it right under a dock and bass inhale it. Better yet, if you are in a club, ask the members to keep their used T rigged Senkos, and use them wacky style. “I have one of these tied on in my rod box at all times, no matter where we fish. “The weightless wacky rig is killer for skipping under docks and around bushes,” Ehrler said. Comments: Theese are the best senko, and there is no doubt in my mind about it. I have found another Senko style bait that works just as well as these and is more durable and is fun to switch brands every hour or so. Been several occasions where I'll have a Senko on and be catching them then after it falls off I'll try a dinger or shim e stick and won't get a bite. Retail is closed on all major U.S. holidays. Secret? My only complaint is the durability of the bait. These are my go to bait for pond largemouth. Comments: They just flat-out catch fish. To those who fish wacky rig, use an o-ring on the senkos and they last 3,4 & sometimes 5 fish depending on the hit bc the hook never penetrates the worm which is usually what tears them up. Product links below: 5-inch … Sometimes I purposely don't fish them because they are almost too effective and I am trying to learn other lures. Comments: Best bait on the market for soft plastics love Texas rigging these just pitch it out and work it back in you'll catch fish love throwing a mad melon senko in clear water and a June bug in stained and darker water, Comments: Best worm on the market love Bama bug color I live in Alabama and the water bugs are that color, From: Eli Anderson: Mobile Alabama 7/25/17. If you're using a texas rig, it most likely won't survive more than one fish. You can rig the worm a few different ways, you can rig it wacky style or nose hook the bait. theese are great for wacky riggin but theese tear easily so the o rings are a great idea for theese senkos. Tip. Fortunate to get one fish per worm. It is worth the cost because they catch so many fish. The tool is a hollow tube that you slip your Senko into, then slide the “O” ring onto the worm. As the McDonald's logo says..."I'm lovin' it!" Wacky rigging a worm on a drop shot rig is lethal. My favorite color to use is watermelon, the bass tear this color up. Texas rig or carolina rig this bait and it works well, but where it really stands out is when it is wacky rigged. i have caught bass off of this bait all year around. Super soft, great colors, and so many different ways to rig, make this plastic bait so versatile. Although somewhat controversial, fishing a wacky rig with a … Comments: Best soft plastic on the market. I fish em 99% of the time wacky rigged. Comments: When it comes to wacky rigging the Senko by far is the best stickbait and it isn't even close. Comments: There are mucher cheaper baits out there than this, and mre durable too. I went out on the water today and caught 18 on a pack of green tops and white belly senkos. Best fallow up bait out there. Also, I wish they had a blue sapphire. The best thing about these baits is the way they fall; and when you're flippin and punchin thats what matters. All in all one of the best baits on the market. I'd estimate that at least 60% of my fish in any given season are caught on these. In this technique, you need to fasten a drop shot hook with a Palomar knot style about 3 feet on top of an egg sinker. 5” Senko Wacky Rigged. 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