Doctor a Popper for More Distance

Have you ever been frustrated by fish that are feeding just beyond casting range? It’s a common problem for shore fishermen, but Jeff Miller of Canal Bait and Tackle in Sagamore, Massachusetts, offers a potential solution for delivering a plug to those hard-to-reach fish.

In the accompanying video he shows how to modify a standard hollow-bodied pencil popper to increase casting distance. He also explains why he likes to replace the lure’s factory-supplied treble hooks with 4X strong VMC trebles. Watch, learn—and catch more fish!


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