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#10904255 - 06/08/15 07:52 PM Swim Jig
SkeeterMarine Offline
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Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 14636
Loc: Crowley, TX
Have never fished one.

Is there a certain technique to fishing a swim jig? Throw and retrieve? Hop?

What is a good brand of swim jigs to get?
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#10904313 - 06/08/15 08:17 PM Re: Swim Jig [Re: SkeeterMarine]
clintm Offline

Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 28
Swim jig is my confidence bait. My favorite is to throw it in/around/over grass and just slow roll it with your favorite swim bait trailer on it. My go to brand for swim jig is santone.

#10904425 - 06/08/15 09:06 PM Re: Swim Jig [Re: SkeeterMarine]
bigbass94 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3141
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Pepper Custom Baits

I highly recommend these.
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#10904484 - 06/08/15 09:38 PM Re: Swim Jig [Re: SkeeterMarine]
Mark Perry Online   content

Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 47960
Loc: Point Reyes
Think of the way baitfish move. Mimic that on your retrieve. hard to beat Santone jigs.

#10904543 - 06/08/15 10:03 PM Re: Swim Jig [Re: SkeeterMarine]
Andrew Y'Barbo Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1076
Loc: Lufkin Texas
I use the new Stanley swimjigs. The new hook is mean. 2 types of swimjigs. Either replicate baitfish or perch. Or get a reaction strike. Nothing like a 3/4oz swim jig on a flipping stick reeled as fast as you can in slop.

#10904834 - 06/09/15 06:26 AM Re: Swim Jig [Re: SkeeterMarine]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 9744
Loc: Dallas, TX
Slow retrieve with random twitches swimming them through grass would be my standard retrieve.

Swim jigs are also great for flipping cover, and I've caught fish just gently hopping/gliding them off the bottom in 25fow while drifting with the current. Very versatile and weedless head design.

#10905388 - 06/09/15 10:32 AM Re: Swim Jig [Re: clintm]
forkduc Online   content
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10098
Loc: Plano,Texas
I'm liking the M Pack swim jigs. Slow steady retrieve with a LFT Magic Shad trailer.

#10905404 - 06/09/15 10:37 AM Re: Swim Jig [Re: forkduc]
BoomBoom Offline
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Registered: 01/31/07
Posts: 2001
Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
Originally Posted By: forkduc
I'm liking the M Pack swim jigs. Slow steady retrieve with a LFT Magic Shad trailer.

Love 'em!


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