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  • What type of jigs do you recommend when fishing thick weeds?

    What type of jigs do you recommend when fishing thick weeds?

  • #2
    Best option is always experimenting. Just buy a bunch of cheap jigs and play with them. I know that sounds like a bad answer but I think it's the best advice. Make sure they have a strong eye/hook for pulling them out. Try different colors and weights/shapes.

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    • #3
      You'll need a jig of at least 1/2 oz. or more to punch through that stuff. I would tip it with a craw trailer. Even at that you will have a tough time bringing it in without a load of salad on it. Another option that I prefer is a Texas rigged plastic bait. They seem to come through better for me.

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      • #4
        You will also have a hard time bringing in a fish through the thick weeds.

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        • #5
          Weedless Jigs work fantastic
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          • #6
            Originally posted by DSMbirddog View Post
            You'll need a jig of at least 1/2 oz. or more to punch through that stuff. I would tip it with a craw trailer. Even at that you will have a tough time bringing it in without a load of salad on it. Another option that I prefer is a Texas rigged plastic bait. They seem to come through better for me.
            Texas Rig for sure - no hook protruding and the jig will glide through weeds like a hot knife through butter.

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_rig

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