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Jig or Carolina rig?

Missouri pro Brian Snowden uses a Carolina rig for prespawn and spawning fish. Photo by Gary Tramontina

A generation ago, only the savviest and most patient anglers could excel at the offshore game. “Give me a topo map and a flasher,” they’d say, “And I can find all of the deep structure on a lake.” Then they’d go out with a Carolina rig or a big jig and seine their discoveries