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#12804249 - 06/25/18 01:15 AM Quarter oz.
SK. Offline
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Registered: 12/18/10
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Loc: N.Houston/Fort Worth
How many use 1/4oz jigs?
I've just recently started using them and must say without them this w-end I may have had that stripped cat riding in the boat with me...
The winds have been purdy high here lately not that I'm complaining because without the wind it would be terribly hot....
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#12804252 - 06/25/18 01:56 AM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
Grainraiser Offline
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Registered: 10/10/09
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Loc: Mesquite TX
I tie 1/4 and 3/16 jigs. They shine on really windy days and fishing deep water.

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#12804333 - 06/25/18 07:09 AM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
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add me to the list...
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#12804811 - 06/25/18 12:53 PM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
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Me too
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#12806344 - 06/26/18 01:50 PM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
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1/8 oz is normally the heaviest I will go. If I need a 1/4 oz to fish ok then my boat won't be able to handle it and I am at home.
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#12807216 - 06/27/18 07:57 AM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
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In summer I have been using the 1/4 Oz jigs for about 11 years now. Just kind of depends on the wind, but summer and deeper water means 1/8 and 1/4 oz jigs!

Skip
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#12808139 - 06/27/18 07:19 PM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: Grainraiser]
SK. Offline
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Originally Posted By: Grainraiser
I tie 1/4 and 3/16 jigs. They shine on really windy days and fishing deep water.


WOW.....3/16.....what size hook are you using on that one?
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#12808455 - 06/28/18 02:19 AM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
Grainraiser Offline
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A 3/16 is between a 1/8 and 1/4 oz jig. I use a them with a #1 sickle hook.

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#12808543 - 06/28/18 07:09 AM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
SK. Offline
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Registered: 12/18/10
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Loc: N.Houston/Fort Worth
Yeah I was thinking 3/8...
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#12818341 - 07/06/18 12:09 PM Re: Quarter oz. [Re: SK.]
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Registered: 06/08/10
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Loc: Lewisville
I use a lot of 3/16 oz in the summer when they are deep or it is windy. I have some 1/4 oz but seldom use them.

Some food for thought, I modified my molds to eliminate the barb so when I pour a 1/8 oz it is usually lighter than that. Same thing when you cut the barb off. The 3/16 oz are between 3/16 and 1/8 oz.
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