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

Registered: 01/24/09
Posts: 115
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 ?
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#12856816 - 08/07/18 05:32 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
BMCD Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 4221
Loc: Katy, Texas US
They both get stuck.

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#12856864 - 08/07/18 06:27 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: BMCD]
i-Fish Online   content
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 991
Originally Posted By: BMCD
They both get stuck.


+1

Just get football heads and a plug knocker when you absolutely have to have it back and deal with losing a handful of them.
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#12857006 - 08/07/18 08:03 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Flooringit Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/30/15
Posts: 1192
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)
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#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: 10094
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.

https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Booyah_Boo_Jigs/descpage-BYBJ.html


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

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

Registered: 11/21/06
Posts: 310
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.
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#12857318 - 08/08/18 08:05 AM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Bissett Online   content
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Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4697
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
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#12857418 - 08/08/18 09:10 AM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
TexasTechBassAngler Offline
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Registered: 08/07/17
Posts: 148
Loc: South Central, TX
Round head will get stuck less, especially in chunk rock.

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#12857726 - 08/08/18 12:43 PM Re: On the Rocks [Re: Dr. Hook]
Bass Buster1 Online   content
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1738
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.
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