He wouldn’t tell me what bait he was using, but he would cast across and slowly “swing” down-river the bait and sinker. I’ve never before seen that technique.
Later, I ran into another angler who knew the guy. Says he uses golden worms.
So, after some scouting around, I tied up some larval-like worms using some yarn I had on hand:
Let’s see how they do! Here’s the recipe for what I’m calling the “Wiggly Woo”:
Weight: Non-lead wire
Legs: grizzly feather
Ribbing: gold wire