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#11948692 - 11/23/16 07:04 PM wire holder added to jigheads to prevent soft plastic slippage.
SenkoSam Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/03/03
Posts: 44
Loc: Walden, N.Y., USA
The wire device I came up with to hold plastics from slipping down jigs,is easy to make:



Method:
Get some 24g coated wire used for flower arrangements, cut a piece and wrap under the eye once around as shown. Cut one leg as short as possible to the eye shaft and use pliars to tighten further.

Form the other leg into an L shape that will swing into the front of the bait. I use the same wire L for skirted jig to hold plastic trailers on, except it is held in place by the skirt tie.


I prefer ordering ballhead jigs that have no grub holder seeing as how they aren't needed and do less damage to grubs. The wire is easy to attach and all jigs I carry have them.






Edited by SenkoSam (11/24/16 08:27 PM)

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#11948867 - 11/23/16 08:49 PM Re: Grub and trailer holder idea to prevent slippage. [Re: SenkoSam]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40441
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Great post with great information. Thanks for posting. cheers
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#11949198 - 11/24/16 07:20 AM Re: Grub and trailer holder idea to prevent slippage. [Re: SenkoSam]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10327
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Love post like these. Thanks for sharing.

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#11950357 - 11/24/16 08:17 PM Re: Grub and trailer holder idea to prevent slippage. [Re: SenkoSam]
SenkoSam Offline
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Registered: 09/03/03
Posts: 44
Loc: Walden, N.Y., USA
Thanks. It drove me nuts having to constantly reposition baits on jigheads and after about a dozen fish, having to throw them out or remelt the front of the bait with a lighter. Never been too keen using Super Glue.

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#11951848 - 11/26/16 02:27 AM Re: Grub and trailer holder idea to prevent slippage. [Re: SenkoSam]
jagg Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3907
Loc: South Texas
That's actually pretty dang smart. Might have to make that my Winter project for my jigheads.
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and all that is within me,
bless His Holy Name!

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#11951876 - 11/26/16 06:06 AM Re: wire holder added to jigheads to prevent soft plastic slippage. [Re: SenkoSam]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10764
Loc: San Antonio TX
Good stuff. woot

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