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If your lure tracks to the side you can easily use a pair of needlenose pliers to correct the problem. If the lure tracks to the left, bend the small metal tow point or line tie to the right. If it's pulling off to the right during the retrieve, bend the wire to the left. Don't over-bend the wire. When the lure tracks straight on, you're in the right position. There may be times that you want to track off to the side such as when you're trying to bump rocks or dock posts, swim the bait up under an overhang or just give the fish something they haven't seen. You can easily adjust the lure to travel where you want it.