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Any Ideas?

Post By: fishman1      Posted: 6/15/2019 7:52:20 PM     Points: 20156    
Bought an old tackle box at a garage sale and these were in it. Anybody know what they are. If anybody knows what they are I would appreciate knowing.

Bill
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: Jun. 15, 8:19:11 PM     Points: 6    
They are river weights, you bend those out side wires so it wonít roll.
 Reply by: fishman1      Posted: Jun. 15, 8:47:09 PM     Points: 20156    
Thankyou Eyefishing! I appreciate it.

Bill

 Reply by: not too old to fish      Posted: Jun. 15, 9:10:04 PM     Points: 4655    
Yes, glad someone came up with the right answer. Spider bullet weight on Amazon if you want to get more of them.
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 Reply by: spicyhombre      Posted: Jun. 16, 10:13:46 AM     Points: 5430    
Used for anchoring baits in high current situations like river, ocean, jetties, etc. bend down spikes like a spider to create the anchor. Best for sand bottoms or you will anchor it permanently
 Reply by: NoNick      Posted: Jun. 16, 11:14:54 AM     Points: 40    
I know it's not their intended purpose, but it looks to me like they'd work pretty good for freeing snagged lures provided you don't bend the wires down. I'd keep one in my tackle box just for that reason. It would at least be worth a shot. Just cut a tight notch in the loop with a Dremel and have at it.
 Reply by: adrenaline_junkie_ff      Posted: Jun. 16, 11:25:49 AM     Points: 8232    
Those are anti-jetski and anti-SUP baits. Cast and retrieve on 60# braid on a heavy glass rod is most effective
 Reply by: wingman13      Posted: Jun. 16, 2:15:23 PM     Points: 740    
I had no idea either, thanks for the replies!
 Reply by: fishman1      Posted: Jun. 16, 4:51:50 PM     Points: 20156    
Thanks everybody!
Adrenaline, thatís a pretty good idea!

Bill