Fin-tech Nuckle Ball Original Two Tone Jigs
Really Like These Jigs
Fishing for Sauger, Saugeye and Walleye on the Ohio River and really do like the way these jigs perform when tipped with a minnow. The way they stand up and the lack of the throat lets me get a hook deep into the tail of a tipped minnow. That's really key for catching those tail-biting sauger.
December 5, 2013
Nuckle Ball Jigs
I bought these in a few colors in both the 1/8th and 1/4 oz size for the Saginaw River in Saginaw MI.
The days I've been there this year the bite has been light and we've had the best luck with the 1/8th oz jig in green chartreuse or plain chartreuse. Other colors would probably work, that is just the only ones I used because they were catching fish. We tipped them with Zoom tiny flukes in baby bass and green albino. The tiny flukes worked better than real minows! This rig is no secret on the Saginaw River, lots of guys use this combo because it works. We have given fish away to guys who caught nothing. They were using 1/2 oz jigs and 4 inch twister tails, Too big for a subtle bite!
December 4, 2012
So far so good...less snags
So far so good; I bought several of these in 1/4 oz and I purchased the nite glow versions as well. I am fishing for saugeye from the bank and I have to stay tight to the bottom. Where I fish for these elusive creatures it is rocky, there are small diameter stumps and lots of broken lines with terminal tackle and hooks from other peoples' snags. When I say rocky, I mean large gravel, not bolder sized where the jig would fall between and snag; for those areas of the lake I bump crankbaits. My first time out with these and I have experienced significantly less snags than other various jig heads I've used. The shape of the jig head and the fact that you can rig plastics to be weedless; makes them ideal for the lake bottoms I described. They get four stars because I have not caught any fish on them, but I have gone out with these jigs once and it was after a front, I know the saugeye were not where I was fishing.
April 10, 2013
Not worth extra price
I used these on a trip in June to a Canada conservation lake - generally rocky bottom. I lost these jigs to snags at a higher rate than whistler and plain jigs. I use twisty tails - but I use them on all jigs.
June 26, 2014