How to Build a Plug Knocker for Bass Fishing

I hate losing a $10 crankbait. I really hate losing a $10 crankbait that I finally just got to run right. I especially hate losing that crankbait and a $5 plug knocker because unfortunately, plug knockers don’t always get the job done and at times become collateral damage themselves.

Backing up a bit since I started with somewhat of a rant, I realize some of you might not know what a plug knocker is or what it’s for. So please allow me to explain: Have you ever been fishing with a crankbait and become snagged just deep enough that you couldn’t reel your rod tip down to the bait to dislodge it? Well, that’s where a plug knocker comes in.

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