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#12856807 - 08/07/18 05:13 PM On the Rocks
Dr. Hook Offline

Registered: 01/24/09
Posts: 116
Loc: Ray Roberts and Table Rock
I would like to know your opinion on which jig head is better for coming thru the rocks: Football head or Round head ?
Dr. Hook

#12856816 - 08/07/18 05:32 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 4267
Loc: Katy, Texas US
They both get stuck.

#12856864 - 08/07/18 06:27 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: BMCD]
i-Fish Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 1062
Originally Posted By: BMCD
They both get stuck.


Just get football heads and a plug knocker when you absolutely have to have it back and deal with losing a handful of them.
If you can't find em wind em.

#12857006 - 08/07/18 08:03 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Flooringit Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/30/15
Posts: 1257
Loc: Bella vista .arkansas
Use 20lb line,learn to tell when it slides in between 2 rocks or under the front of one. Use tension pull line tight drop rod fast and most of time it will bounce out of that. Between two rocks is a pain but can get out at right angle

Edited by Flooringit (08/07/18 08:08 PM)
2013 Phoenix 920xp

#12857045 - 08/07/18 08:53 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10214
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
They do both get stuck. This one works as well as any I've found and they are cost effective too. Good rattle & hook. Put a drop of superglue on each rattle and you're good to go.

Edited by Ken A. (08/07/18 08:54 PM)

#12857055 - 08/07/18 09:02 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Steve PIII Offline

Registered: 11/21/06
Posts: 311
Loc: Midlothian
I found that if I point the rod at the spot and pull straight back, it pops out more times than not. I don't know or care why but it works.
Real trucks don't need spark plugs.

#12857318 - 08/08/18 08:05 AM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Bissett Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4847
Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
I prefer round head but I lose my fair share. Sometimes I'll go a couple trips without losing any and then some days I'll lose 5 or so. A buddy of mine who owns a jig company says he uses brush jigs around rocks and that they don;t hang up very often. I like my round head finesse jigs too much to find out for myself

#12857418 - 08/08/18 09:10 AM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
TexasTechBassAngler Offline

Registered: 08/07/17
Posts: 151
Loc: South Central, TX
Round head will get stuck less, especially in chunk rock.

#12857726 - 08/08/18 12:43 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Bass Buster1 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1763
Loc: Denton
They all get stuck but I catch a lot of fish on the initial fall which is my favorite way to solve the problem! Jig heads and plastics are relatively cheap so I break off when I am stuck rather than spoil a spot. I use spot removers, the ones that are flat on one side.
See you on the lake and have a great day!


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