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Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? #13800237 12/09/20 10:46 PM
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Looking for a 6/0 or 7/0 hook on a 1/2 and 3/4 Swing Jig.

Any recommendations?

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Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13800264 12/09/20 11:05 PM
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I don’t remember the guys name, but I bought some last year at Fun-N-Suns fishing “expo”. They were his own made design. They had a football head and a 5/0 Trokar EWG heavy gauge hook. He had a set with two each, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, and 1oz. 3/0, 4/0, 5/0 hooks. Black powder coated set and a Green Pumpkin set.

Really well made, and I think I paid $20 for the entire set in black and GP.

Maybe someone will remember his name or brand name.

He surely could make some with bigger hooks on a special order type arrangement.


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Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13800270 12/09/20 11:10 PM
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There are some with a bullet shaped head that you can change out the hooks on. Im getting old and can't remember the name of them. Tackle Warehouse might have them. They have some at Lake Fork Resort. Call them and ask, at least they can give you the name of them. They make them from 1/8-1oz.

Found them at Tackle Warehouse. Freedom tackle jig heads.

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Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13800317 12/09/20 11:37 PM
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Strike King makes just the head that you can use any hook you want.


Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13800376 12/10/20 12:17 AM
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Rivera Tackle has both 6/0 and 7/0 as options. Owner EWG hooks according to the description

I've never bought the swing heads but I bought Carolina & drop shot tungsten from him. Great prices and quick shipping.


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Originally Posted by Cableman
Strike King makes just the head that you can use any hook you want.


I have a bunch of those and don’t trust them holding up to Baccarac fish. Once you start twisting that metal around to get the hook on it seems too suspect for giant fish.

Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Monty Wright] #13800392 12/10/20 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Monty Wright
Rivera Tackle has both 6/0 and 7/0 as options. Owner EWG hooks according to the description

I've never bought the swing heads but I bought Carolina & drop shot tungsten from him. Great prices and quick shipping.


That’s exactly what I was looking for. Appreciate everyone’s help.

Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13811404 12/18/20 07:44 PM
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Still no luck finding any 6/0 and 7/0 sizes.

Anyone have any other manufacture recommendations?

Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13811451 12/18/20 08:16 PM
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Order the heads through Lurepartsonline. They sell the hooks and split rings. Build away.


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Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Jersey Dan] #13811559 12/18/20 09:47 PM
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I make my own
When the hook is too large, there is almost no action.
What weight and hook do you want and how many?
In the classifieds, a user has a thread titled real football swing heads. Have you contacted him?

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Re: Who makes a 6/0 or 7/0 Swing Jig? [Re: Monty Wright] #13811788 12/19/20 01:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Monty Wright
Rivera Tackle has both 6/0 and 7/0 as options. Owner EWG hooks according to the description

I've never bought the swing heads but I bought Carolina & drop shot tungsten from him. Great prices and quick shipping.


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I buy Tungsten swing heads cut the hooks off and use split ring add screw lock swimbait hooks 4/5/6/7 size.

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I use the gambler goat in super thick stuff and if crazy how good it runs through grass. The hook is a 5 or 6. You'll never get a football head through that stuff.


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