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Jig Riggin'
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Try these jig-and-plastic tips.
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Jigs-and-plastic account for more walleyes than all other artificials combined. Yet they can be even more effective with a little extra attention to detail:

  • Rig curlytails tail-down when tipping with live bait, tail-up otherwise.
  • More hook gap, more hookups. Always "skinhook" your plastics to maximize the gap.
  • Try adding a bright red plastic bead ahead of the jighead; it may trigger an "instinct" bite or two.
  • Use 2 tails for a beefier profile -- 1 standard rig plus 1 nose-hooked rig.

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