Bass Fishing : How to Fish With a Jig Head



The standard jig used for fishing is the skirted jig, which is often used when fishing on open water that has sandy bottoms. Discover how jigs with football heads won’t lie down and roll on their sides with help from a professional bass fisherman in this free video on fishing with a jig head.

Expert: Ron Colby
Contact: baits.com/
Bio: Ron Colby is a professional bass fisherman, has qualified for the Bass Master Classic and has won two B.A.S.S. Western Divisionals.
Filmmaker: Mike Phillips

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  1. Can't catch with a jig, I have been using them for 2 seasons with only one unsucessful bite, this week I used them bank fishing in 3 sessions for a combined total of 27 hrs worth of effort and not a single bite, my cousin was fishing the same spot as me with plastic worms and getting at least 4 bass per session………I am not giving up because for some reason I just love jigs, even though they don't produce I am convinced it is worth the effort to figure them out.
    Can you make some suggestions that may help me figure out my problem?
    I used them with and without craw trailer.
    I both hop and drag them.
    I target both weeds and rocks.
    And I do well in these places with worms.
    So what can it be? I am getting frustrated, my cousin is hounding me to give up the jigs says they must not work in michigan, either that or the videos are just made to sell jigs and they are somehow rigged.

  2. I agree, very misleading. I thought i would be shown how to fish a jig not what they are. I know you can do better, your other videos are very good.

  3. @ ghost: the size of the jig is based on the size of the fish. Small jig, smaller fish.

    Another thing to keep in mind, the heavier the jig, the faster the fall.

  4. @paimei0708 get a heavy action rod 7 to 8 feet in length and i like to use braided line when jig fishing usualy nuthing much less than 30lb line.

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