Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

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Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby BlaineFred » Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:58 am

I am curious about what type of weights people are using for different water bottoms...

I didn't put brass or lead bullet weights as choices because of limited space in the subject line.

I have heard that brass bullet weights are excellent when the bottom is mud; but they tend to hang up in rocky bottoms. I have also heard that egg types are preferred with the rocky bottoms because they hang up less.

Some people prefer the Mojo weights, but they are thinner and longer, and tend to stir up less on the bottom.

I would appreciate your thoughts on these points, and other excellent information that you may provide.

Thanks,

Fred

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby badbuffalo » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:31 am

Its brass and glass for my carolina rigs, not sure if the clicking draws more fish than other weights but it works in my head :D

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby jeb » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:20 pm

Switched to mojo's a while back, around a year or so, I guess. They work great! Come through rocks, brush piles and trees here better than anything I've tried, and give very good feedback. I throw C-rigs a LOT, and these have for sure become my go-to weights.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby basskeeter1 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:18 am

glass beads and an egg

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby Yetti » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:33 am

Iv been using lead or brass at fork way to many trees here

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby johnnybass » Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:35 pm

IMO, can't go wrong with mojo. The theory behind mojo is that they are so long that they don't fall in between the cracks between rocks as easily as a shorter weight. For me, they are the thinnest so they slip through grass the best too. Not too many trees in WI where I fish.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby iabass8 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:25 am

I get hung up a lot less using a mojo weight. Egg sinkers have always given me issues.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby facelessnewsouth » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:37 am

For sandy, muddy, or weedy bottoms I usually use bullet shaped weights on Carolina rigs, and haven't had any problems.

When I fish saltwater, however, there are usually a lot of oyster beds, and the egg shaped weights seem to hang up less.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby masterbass » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:22 pm

I prefer the mojo. I still get hung up, but not as much compared to the other choices.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby Giqqo » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:01 am

Mojos are a go to now for me when i throw Carolina Rigs..

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby jmd_143 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:49 am

basskeeter1 wrote:glass beads and an egg


X2 I use the same.

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Re: Carolina Rig Weights -- Bullet, Mojo, or Egg?

Postby barrys » Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:14 pm

Glass beads will chip and cut line so switch to plastic beads. Plus they are che@per


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