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By now everyone knows that soaking artificial baits can give you an edge. But using small bits of foam like those used for zig rigs can be even better.
I find that small pieces of yellow foam (intricately nipped and shaped to ease my insanity) soaked in flavors give you a better presentation than artificial buoyant baits and overall better mechanics when hooking the fish.
Here's another tip : Get yourself some forceps or needle-nose pliers. I like to squeeze the foam with long-nose pliers as I dunk them in the flavor. This gets all the air out of them so that when you release them they soak up all much more flavor. This works as a quick injection for fake baits before stringing onto the hair because it gets all of the air out and replaces it with flavor. Give it a shot!
TASKA Nut Drill & 5 Cork Sticks 6mm