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#12769435 - 05/25/18 12:19 PM Perch color combos
Abbott (MCM Tackle) Offline
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Registered: 07/05/11
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Looking at tying some perch jigs. What are the best color combos everyone has had luck with?

Also is there a rod/reel combo that will cast a 1/64 hand tied jig?
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#12769465 - 05/25/18 12:45 PM Re: Perch color combos [Re: Abbott (MCM Tackle)]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
There are several anglers who make and use their own jigs. Hopefully some of them will reply. For sunfish I mainly use live worms. However when I use jigs for Crappie I usually catch some very nice Bluegill,Redbreast,and Redear. Chartreuse/Black seem for me to get the best results year around and on different water bodies. As for the combos there are many with different prices. I mainly use the Shakespeare Ugly Stick Combo for Sunfish and Crappie. I use a 1/16 Jig head and that is the lightest I use. I do not use a 1/64. thumb


Side Note: You should get some pretty good feed back. Lots of good anglers who know way more than me when it comes to jigs and combo sets post here. cheers
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#12770087 - 05/25/18 09:54 PM Re: Perch color combos [Re: Abbott (MCM Tackle)]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
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Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: Abbott
Looking at tying some perch jigs. What are the best color combos everyone has had luck with?

Also is there a rod/reel combo that will cast a 1/64 hand tied jig?


Black / Chartreuse and all yellow. 1/32 ounce is the lightest I have thrown with conventional gear. No problem throwing the 1/64 with my fly rod though.

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#12770251 - 05/26/18 07:57 AM Re: Perch color combos [Re: Abbott (MCM Tackle)]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Chartreuse/black soft plastics and crank baits are "SUPER"! As for the 1/64 jig I do not use that light of a bait on my ultralight. Like stated by J-Moe I have no problem throwing a 1/64 with my fly rod.

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#12772210 - 05/28/18 02:06 PM Re: Perch color combos [Re: Abbott (MCM Tackle)]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Chartreuse/Black seem to be the colors that work just about anywhere. As far as rod/reel combos go to Bass Pro or Acadamey. They have a great selection of ultralight combos.

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