"Dream Shotting" is what we call using a Strike King KVD Dream Shot on a dropshot rig, and summer is an ideal time to be doing it.
In the video below, Kevin VanDam tells how to "Dream Shot" better than anyone could, and even though it's in the context of upper Midwest lakes the information is applicable anywhere. He also mentions using both sizes of Dream Shots: regular and Magnum.
The Magnum size is 5 inches, just an inch longer than the regular size, which KVD likes for bigger smallmouths and largemouths. Check it out: