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My Newest Jig Creation!
« on: January 28, 2014, 04:10:29 PM »
Check out the new Hawgstomper "Rat Tail Jig".


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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2014, 05:59:37 PM »
If I knew how to fish them I'd snap them up in a NY minute!
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2014, 07:45:31 PM »
Fish 'em like a plastic worm... lift and drop. Can't go wrong doing that  ;)

With these, you can mix it up and swim them a bit and then let it drop, and then repeat back to the boat.

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2014, 07:58:22 PM »
Maybe it's where I fish, but all I ever seem to catch is weeds.  Even built myself custom jig rods and can't get the hang of it.  Same issue with drop shotting, need more patience for that.
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2014, 08:05:48 PM »
I've never tried dropshotting, but I do remember learning to fish a jig.

It was frustrating at first, but once I made up my mind to learn to fish them, I never looked back.

Working them through weeds can be challenging, but once you get a feel for it, you can put them just about anywhere.

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2014, 06:48:07 PM »
These look nice Curt. I will have to pick up a few from you this spring along with a few buzz baits!

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2014, 09:26:09 PM »
Thanks Bob!

Just let me know what you'll be needing and I'll get it together for you.

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2014, 12:15:48 PM »
Curt, put me down for 1/2 dozen.  Do they come in different weights?
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2014, 04:46:57 PM »
Thanks Ray :)

I have them available in 1/4 and 3/8 oz.

As of right now, I've done them in two different colors.

Black/Blue/White
Brown/Blue/Chartreuse

Price is $3.79 each for NeBass Forum members  ;)

Here's a pic of the other color.

I can do custom colors if you prefer something else.


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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2014, 07:23:19 PM »
You hooked me with the black/blue/white, how about 3 of each weight.  Do you want me to order through your web site?
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2014, 07:33:59 PM »
Thanks Ray. I don't even have these up on my website yet. They're that new!

Let me get them tied up for you and then I will PM you to arrange payment, shipping, etc.

Thanks again.

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2014, 07:41:16 PM »
Thanks Curt. No big rush, I have no plans to head south to do any fishing soon, I'll be waiting for soft water in New England.
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2014, 03:00:58 PM »
Curt, you had me hooked with the pictures of the white "rat tail" jigs but now that I actually have received them, I'm now gut hooked and you are slowly reeling me in.

The black/blue skirt plus the black jig head will create an excellent profile in dingy water and in clear water will put a nice dark patch above a fishes eye.  The real kicker are the long white rat tails, they will flutter and stand in great contrast to the black/blue skirt in dark water, the same in clear and on a sunny day should reflect a little light.  I'm now psyched to give jigging a real try.

Our town is building a ramp and boat house facility on the Connecticut River that should be open this spring.  It will give me easy access to the CTR and this is one place where the jigs should work well.
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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2014, 06:12:54 PM »
Jigs work well every where Ray :)

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Re: My Newest Jig Creation!
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2014, 12:47:05 PM »
Curt,  do you make these jigs? Jeff