The lure is a slow sink, walk the dog, soft plastic. It is not a topwater. It works under the surface and this is easier for a fish to eat anyway. There is no wrong way to fish it.. walk it, fish it like a worm, or slow reel it.
The lure with an unweighted hook weighs 1/4oz.
Cast as well as a spook jr. without a weighted hook.
Cast well into wind without the weight, but if you're going to cast into wind for a period of time use a 1/8th weighted hook. (Trokar TK 170 - 3/0, 1/8th oz.)