When thick weeds pose a fishing challenge, try a power drop

Chad Koel mixes it up in this episode of Northland Outdoors.

“There is no rule that says you have to use a bait as intended by some engineer or designer in a lab someplace,” Koel says.

Fishing waters he hasn’t seen before and noticing a thick moss on the lakebed presented a challenge.

So Koel assembles his worm hook and weight to keep his presentation above the top of the weeds. A power drop.

Chad Koel describes how he assembles a drop shot when fishing in heavy cover.

“It’s all about adapting your presentation to the situation that you’re given by the lake or by the fish,” Koel says.

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