Soft baits are rubber, silicone or other soft plastics molded into swimbaits, grubs, worms, tubes and other baitfish patterns. Shad, green pumpkin and black-and-blue are my first picks. Buckeye Lures Weedless J-Will Swimbait Heads. Some of my favorite and most productive combos may be as simple as using crankbait-colored or flipping jig-colored skirts on spinnerbaits. While you might ask 10 anglers what their favorite soft swimbait is and get 10 different answers, it seems a lot less jigheads and hooks get used. Most of those large swimbaits like a 13 Fishing Coalition Baits BAMF swimmer or a Battle Shad were designed to specifically fit a large weighted swimbait hook. I use VMC Boxer jigheads, Flat Shad heads and BOSS swimbait heads most of the time as well as the Scottsboro Tackle swimbait head for jigheads. by Curtis Niedermier. The extra exposed hooks, and the natural swimming style created with this treble hook swimbait rig flat out puts more fish in the boat. You can fish the jighead, but a swimbait skips so much better with a belly weighted hook tucked into the bait. Lots of bites come soon as you start swimming it again. Swimbait Jig Heads Follow This Category. $6.29 Coolbaits Lure Co. Weedless Swimbait Jig Head 2pk. When I'm fishing around cover like laydowns, grass, and stumps with a soft swimbait I will have it rigged on a weighted swimbait hook. The ergonomic head design of Do-It’s Swimbait Head is the perfect marriage for paddletail swimbaits and comes in two multiple sizes. Sometimes that requires an angler to do things such as only having the lures/rods on board your vessel which relate to the lures, "tools", that you're not very confident in fishing with. I’ve been using green pumpkin/chartreuse Trying to mimic the green sunfish on the lake. Watch as Matt adapts to the changing conditions and puts together a pattern that produces BIG bites. But both techniques in my opinion are complete opposite. Details VMC Swimbait Jigs feature a life like baitfish head. A wedge is good in low-light conditions as well as stained and dirty water conditions. Herren is a seven-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and has also qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup six times. I can throw that jig and skip it under places that can’t a swim bait. How: The ultimate in versatility, there are almost as many ways to fish a swim jig as there are places to throw one. In the crystal clear water at Alan Henry I have been catching good numbers on swim jigs in low light conditions. These jig heads feature flared gills, 3-D holographic eyes, and a concave head which allows your swimbait to nestle right up tight next to the jig head. Not as much experimentation goes into the head and hook as does the body of the bait. I experiment a lot with swimbaits and heads. You can fish small swimbaits deep easier because they have a lot less lift. While a lot of anglers will opt for a head they can put into a bait like a hollow-bodied swimmer, I think the head on the nose of the bait serves the same purpose as the tungsten weight on your worm. For bluegills or bream, try something with a wider profile like a flapping craw or creature bait. The key is to choose a trailer that will look and feel like the desired prey species. Really, it’s just a swim bait, on a jighead with a skirt (optional). Been having better luck on a realistic looking swim bait from mid morning through late afternoon. When skipping a swimbait around shallow like when fishing docks, a weighted swimbait hook is the ticket. 99. It also is famous for attracting large bites and can even be combined with a hollow body soft plastic swimbait as its trailer. For the reason I just mentioned, when I'm throwing a really large swimbait, especially one that is real tall, I will always go with a weighted swimbait hook. I havent used swimbaits or swimjigs that deep.. site: sports | ptype: stories | pageType: stories | I have always had a lot more confidence in a Swim Jig vs. a Swim Bait. Again, just my opinions. When skipping a swimbait around shallow like when fishing docks, a weighted swimbait hook is the ticket. Gamakatsu Superline Swim Bait Jighead. Fishing, rods & reels, camping gear, tents and much more. Swim Bait? Swimbait Jig Head Saltwater Flats Jig Head Bait Spin Head Jigs Realistic Fish Head Jig Heads 5 Pack. If you want more action on your swimbaits, choose a 60-degree black platinum hook! And I always rig the head on the outside of the swimbait. My fish can see the lure long before they bite it. Gear & Gadgets on the Texas Fishing and Outdoors Show, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3, Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003. And playing with better hooks and you get a lot better fishing scenarios and the setups choose. 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