Favorite Spin-N-Glows or Plugs for Plunking Winter Steelhead?

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ChromeFiend
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Favorite Spin-N-Glows or Plugs for Plunking Winter Steelhead?

Post by ChromeFiend » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:14 pm

Hey All,

I am new to Plunking but would like to get out a few times this year when the water is high. I am curious to hear what experienced plunking anglers prefer for size and colors when it comes to spin-n-glows or plugs?

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Re: Favorite Spin-N-Glows or Plugs for Plunking Winter Steelhead?

Post by ktowle » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:24 am

I've always found that color doesn't matter. Size should be matched with hooks / bait such that the presentation has buoyancy. Too small of hooks relative to spin-n-glow size and you will not get hook up. Too large of hooks and your stuff will sink to the bottom.

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Re: Favorite Spin-N-Glows or Plugs for Plunking Winter Steelhead?

Post by Jakefish » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:17 pm

For cloudy water, go ugly - clown patterns are good, and black wings. I like the pink/chrome tiger stripe for clearer water, and the pink/black clown for cloudy water, or the frog pattern. In clear conditions go small and peach with white wings.

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