Originally Posted by Remobeater
I really have not tried to target the small drum much, but I keep catching them when trying for other species. A simple bottom rig has caught many. They seem to love Food Lion raw shrimp. And, your right, the lure pictured is a 6" BKD in chartreuse and green. The tail end was dipped in garlic dye. Shawn Kimbro calls the technique "hot rodding". Gulp should work well also. Not sure of the best method since large ones have been caught in this area by jigging, trolling and live lining.