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#12391501 - 08/18/17 03:27 PM Question about adding scents to jigs
Ripinlip Offline
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Registered: 06/22/17
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Was curious how many of you add scents to your jigs and if do what kind?
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#12391512 - 08/18/17 03:35 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3938
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Sometimes I do, sometimes I don't. I don't really notice a difference in catches or bites. The only scent I ever use is BANG Garlic.
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#12391567 - 08/18/17 04:02 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
bassmanrudy Offline
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Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 696
Loc: Bossier City, LA
I usually do. I just think of it as 1 more thing that could "tilt" the odds in my favor. I like coffee scent or garlic and sometimes a crawfish scent.
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#12391572 - 08/18/17 04:05 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
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Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
I have found that using garlic will up your catch #'s a bit but I've also found that the really bigger bass do not like any of the scents.

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#12391585 - 08/18/17 04:13 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Txduckhunter Offline
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Registered: 02/19/02
Posts: 1684
Loc: Lake Fork
Donald Harper has some sort of witch's brew that is supposed to be really solid that he sells.

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#12391593 - 08/18/17 04:22 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
TEXASJIGSTER Offline
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Registered: 02/01/11
Posts: 137
Loc: CADDO LAKE
Over the years got away from it tried just about all of them and it seem like it didn't matter with or without.

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#12391611 - 08/18/17 04:33 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Donald Harper Offline
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There is no doubt in my mind that it sews up the deal on big fish. Try the Crayfish or Craylic with a living rubber skirt.
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#12391629 - 08/18/17 04:40 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
lipjerk Offline
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2275
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I do, I use Donald Harpers scents, all of them. On jigs and plastics they work great.

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#12391639 - 08/18/17 04:44 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
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Registered: 04/10/07
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Loc: Garland, TX
I like Coffee Scent. Even if it doesn't make them bite, if it masks my scent, it has done its job. I use it on jigs and most plastics other than Powerbait
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#12391667 - 08/18/17 05:04 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Bass Buster1 Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1558
Loc: Denton
A little piece of pipe cleaner wrapped around the hook will make it stay on too!
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#12392045 - 08/18/17 09:57 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
M. Alexander Offline
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Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 813
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Yes. Liquid Mayhem Crawfish & Garlic Crawfish.
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#12392387 - 08/19/17 10:10 AM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3574
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Bang or dip trailer in spike it
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#12392542 - 08/19/17 01:46 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
ChrisPowellFishing Offline
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Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 571
If I have it I will use it to spice up old wore out Jig trailers and other soft plastics. But for me its not one of those things that I just absolutely need. I really feel like if a bass is there, and she is ready to eat she will eat.
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#12393082 - 08/19/17 09:18 PM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Skeeter man ZX225 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/03
Posts: 2638
I keep Bang spray on mine at all times, and have seen the difference with me and my partner fishing the same jig mine had spray on it and his did not he did not get vary many bites until he sprayed his.

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#12393415 - 08/20/17 09:02 AM Re: Question about adding scents to jigs [Re: Ripinlip]
Slade Offline
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Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 1417
Loc: Irving, TX
I do and while I don't think it triggers strikes a do think they will hold on to it just a little longer and that is worth it for me.
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