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#12751901 - 05/11/18 01:54 PM I'm retiring these two jigs
Bud B Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 972
Loc: Gun Barrel City, Tx
Between them, they survived two fishing trips, 72 keeping size crappie, and uncounted white bass and undersized crappie. You think I got my money's worth? The new plastic underneath gives an idea what they looked like before being mauled by all those fish.

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#12752005 - 05/11/18 03:50 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3521
Loc: Yantis, TX
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#12752018 - 05/11/18 04:01 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Gamblinman]
REDGUN Offline
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Registered: 04/01/10
Posts: 847
Loc: DFW Metromess
Retire them????

They are just getting "broke in".......

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#12752250 - 05/11/18 08:12 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 07/02/12
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Loc: Grapevine, TX
You should have them mounted on a plaque.

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#12752263 - 05/11/18 08:23 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Yes Sir those Jigs have paid off! hooked
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#12752305 - 05/11/18 08:53 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 11/18/09
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Loc: sweetwater texas
Tell us what brand if they are going that tough.
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#12752432 - 05/11/18 10:27 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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#12752461 - 05/11/18 10:50 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
canyoncreek06 Offline
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Even wore the red paint off the hooks.

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#12752489 - 05/11/18 11:36 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Loc: N.Houston/Fort Worth
Are you using glue to hold the jig up to the jig head?
Keep them tied on to see how long they will catch...
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#12752630 - 05/12/18 09:06 AM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
chascat Offline
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Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 702
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
I believe that's better than the battery bunny! Good job.

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#12752864 - 05/12/18 03:24 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: shill]
Bud B Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
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Loc: Gun Barrel City, Tx
Originally Posted By: shill
Tell us what brand if they are going that tough.

Hey, Steve. How are you these days? They're homemade. I think they're even harder than Lane's baits (though I've never hardness tested either his or mine.......LOL).
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#12752867 - 05/12/18 03:27 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: SK.]
Bud B Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 972
Loc: Gun Barrel City, Tx
Originally Posted By: SK.
Are you using glue to hold the jig up to the jig head?
Keep them tied on to see how long they will catch...

No glue. My plastic is so hard, they stay on great without any glue. And when they finally start slipping easier, I pull them off and turn them upside down, and they're good for a bunch more fish. That's why you see the belly side up on both of these jigs; the plastic got flipped over, somewhere in the middle of all those fish.
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#12752874 - 05/12/18 03:34 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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72 is a great start! wink


Edited by Laner (05/12/18 03:36 PM)
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#12753077 - 05/12/18 08:15 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 03/27/02
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Loc: E Texas
If they're tougher than Lanes baits your gonna wear the hook out before the plastic. Keep going! thumb

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#12753936 - 05/13/18 07:52 PM Re: I'm retiring these two jigs [Re: Bud B]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6568
Loc: Grandview, TX
hmmm hmmm dang it Bud, those look kinda familiar...just can’t quite put my finger on who MAKES them, please help my memory...oh yea, now I remember...you always make your own...keep up the good work and eventually they might be a hard as Laners...


Edited by crapicat (05/14/18 07:37 AM)

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