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I got some questions on the SAMMY 100 . I broke down and bought one the other day after hearing how good, great etc.. they are. ( Not sure what size people rave about, but I got the 100 )

I have gotten pretty good with the SPOOK jr. for walking the dog. ( been practicng everyday in my pool ) ....( which is about the same size as the Sammy 100 )

Now, I try the Sammy 100 and I CANT get it to walk the dog !! I am wondering if it is defective ? The reason im asking this is because it sits in the water almost vertical ( up and down ), not horizontal like a SPOOK jr. I have the color  Ghost Minnow , so I can see the ball bearings in it. It is weighted more near the rear then the front. I tried with a palomar and with a loop knot.( like I said no problems with the Spook jr. with either knot )

Seeing as I have never ever owned or used a SAMMY before this one, I do not know how it is suppose to be in the water. Maybe it suppose to be vertical and a different technique is used to make it walk the dog ??? Because the way I get the SPOOK jr. to walk will not work on this lure !! ( Now remember this is the 100 )
Model 100: 4"; 1/2 oz.
 

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Well, I feel like an idiot now. :-[

I kept at this and finaly got it figured out. For me anyways, the Sammy100 doesnt need hardly any slack in the line. Completely different from the Spook jr. ( im sure others can make it work just great with more slack line, but I sure couldnt.. I was about ready to hang it from my rearview mirror  :D )

Im glad I got a pool to ' practice ' with my lures ;)
 
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I am glad you got it figured out. Do you think it might have something to do with the knot you are using to tie on??
 

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Tex, no it wasnt the knot. It was the amount of ' slack ' line I had out.
No matter what knot , line, or rod I was useing I couldnt get it to walk the dog.

That was until I finaly noticed, when I had very little slack line, it would work. ( I had a palomar knot on when I discovered this ) Now, when I walk the dog with a Spook jr. I have to have more slack in the line.

To be honest I can work it better fastat this time. ( walk the dog ) I have been going to the pool and practicing everyday trying to get better at it. ( in fact a few times a day for about 10 minutes each time )

Sure helps having a pool about 30 feet from my back door lol
 
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