Berkley Gulp sandworms, for example, are one of my favourite baits. I’ve fished them with success in both salt and freshwater. Generally, I don’t “spin” or “retrieve” them, but let them soak with a couple on a paternoster rigPaternoster Rig .
I use the same technique on the shrimp (prawns.)
Most people will enjoy using the jerks, shads and more traditional “soft plasticsSoft Plastic Lure ” that are cast, jiggled, jerked and retrieved in a more “traditional” soft plasticSoft Plastic Lure method.