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Drift Socks
« on: September 26, 2011, 05:34:44 PM »

Hey guys,

I have a 19.5 Ranger Bass boat w/200hp merc.
I have recently started fishing Lake Erie and realized there are times when I may need a drift sock or 2.

I am just looking for any opinions on certain brands/size and how many I may need.

The easier to use the better for me lol.

Thanks all.


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Re: Drift Socks
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2011, 07:50:11 PM »

Two would be best. Just make sure you get ones that have an attachment at the small end for a longer rope so you can pull them in easier. Most of them come with that but there might be some real cheap ones out there that don't.

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Re: Drift Socks
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2011, 09:48:13 PM »

I have one I got at Cabelas and of course it says Cabelas on it.  I think it's this one.  I took a piece of rope and tied it to the sock in the middle of rope and put hooks on both ends.  I then hook the rope on my cleats when I drift.  Works really well.

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