Author Topic: Jig size  (Read 635 times)


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Jig size
« on: Dec 29, 2003, 03:34 PM »
 :'(  Is it true - Big baits= Big fish, Little baits = Little fish?  :'(
Just curious to see how many people believe or don't believe this...
Thanks and Tight lines...  ;D

Offline Mr.Seaguar

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Re:Jig size
« Reply #1 on: Dec 29, 2003, 03:45 PM »
Unfortunately in fishing, nothing is always true.
Every plastics manufacturer claims plastics outfish livebait. So now I use livebait just for the increased challenge.


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Re:Jig size
« Reply #2 on: Dec 29, 2003, 03:51 PM »
i agree. sometimes works, sometimes not. caught my largest fish last winter on a 1/4 jig tipped with a small minnow :'( :'(

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Re:Jig size
« Reply #3 on: Dec 29, 2003, 04:28 PM »
As a general rule, it's pretty much true, but anything can happen especially during the winter.  Downsizing can pay off to get big fish especially when they are finicky.  During the winter, big fish will not pass up an easy meal even if it's small as long as they don't have to expend much energy to do it.  The reverse can happen too, like a dinky 4" perch hitting a 1/4 oz. jighead and a 5" Kalin's grub for example.  Go figure.

It also depends on the species.  Much of a large trout's diet is made up of tiny insects.  However, big trout also like to eat large crayfish or just about anything else that they can catch.
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