Stacey's Finesse Jig
Love this jig for fishing in cold water around rocks, the small profile is what is sometimes needed to trigger fish into biting
December 7, 2012
This jig is awsome!!! I was fishing it with a spinning rod and 20lb braid and on the first cast I hooked a three pounder.
September 9, 2006
Suprising Good Jigs
Very nice quality jig for the money. Seems to be a good value. Now if only the bass like them as well.
May 1, 2013
Custom Quality Finesse Jig!
This is a very high quality jig and is equivalent to much higher priced custom/hand tied jigs.
Finesse jigs are good any time the bite is tough and down-sizing is indicated. I've had the most success using this bait in late fall/early spring - also in the dog days of summer when the bass can hold tight to cover and become finicky. This jig also works well flipped or pitched around boat docks or lily pads.
I like to pair this jig with a Paca Chunk trailer (smaller size) in a watermelon/red color. In north-central and northeast Texas the GREEN PUMPKIN/BLACK SCALE color has been the most productive. You can add a lighter or darker trailer based on water clarity/light conditions (darker water/light = darker trailer).
I fish this jig on a medium action rod with 10 lb fluorocarbon. It is best to vary the presentation until a pattern is established. Since it is finesse bait, I usually start off with a subtle hop/shake presentation. Sometimes a higher hop off the bottom is needed to trigger a bite.
The construction of the jig is excellent. I’ve not experienced any issues regarding the weed guard falling out. I usually trim the weed guard to just at, or slightly above, the hook point. Sharp scissors work well. The hook is a heavy wire and will hold up to larger fish. The skirt material is good quality and holds its color and shape well. The paint job on the head is high quality and does not chip or flake easily.
This is an excellent bait to use when a finesse presentation is indicated. Once a limit has been achieved, this bait can be used to upgrade the size of fish. When the bite is slow, we will usually drop-shot or shaky head until our limit is caught. Then we will move to the finesse jig in an attempt to upgrade and cull. Even when the bite is slow, larger fish can be had on the finesse jig compared to other finesse techniques.
July 2, 2010