Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
fishon68

Favorite Walleye Jig

27 posts in this topic

I am looking to try some new walleye jigs and wondered what everyone's favorite is?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

my fav lately has been a huge pink jig with big minnow + loud county music = great sucess!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You may have to adjust and play with the volume to see what the fish really want!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Im becoming more and more fond of the knuckleball jig ,,,I wish some one around here carried the zoneR jig for fishing rivers

LAS

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

pink jig head white twister tail works good for a lot of stuff as well

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My favorites are Pro Tackle short shanks. They have flat sides to give a little different fall with the bait.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Northland "Whistler Jig".. Thumpers.. Slurpies.. Mimic Minnows..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like Cabelas Walleye Wobble jigs, Whistler jigs are good ones too, tipped with a minnow in the spring. Later in the summer I like Northland Phelps floaters with a leech

I would suggest getting one of those combo boxes that has different sizes and colors so you can find what works on your lakes. Also Lindy now has those new jigs where the different colored lead heads clip onto the hook. Interesting concept.

Steve

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm trying the lindy jigs this season, so far the hook size is the only thing that is a little off. But it is very early in the season.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm trying the lindy jigs this season, so far the hook size is the only thing that is a little off. But it is very early in the season.

Do you mean that the hook seems too big if you are using a smaller jig head?

Steve

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Haven't used em,(New Lindy Ex-Change Jigs) but the hook looks huge, esp. if using the 1/8 oz head. Looks like an 1/8 oz of "hook" with an 1/8 oz head. Anyone using them with much success??

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been using the Phelp's Half-Face Jigs for 6 years now, and I barely ever find myself using anything else! Great hooks, wonderful paint, and the stand-up style works for every situation!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like the lindy Fuzz-E-Grubs, especially in glow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Anything that glows or else i use a red and orange 3/8 or 1/4 with a minnow

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was using a 3/8oz. Whistler jig chartuse/orange and added a small treble stinger to it. Put on a whole crawler and stuck the stinger about four inches from the jig and drifted with it and caught walleye's better than spinner/crawler's or plain single hooked leeches.

Caught 2-26.5" eye's, and a 27 7/8" eye on this jig!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

where i fish pink seems to be the ticket. type doesnt matter as much as color, usually use standard gumball, smallest possible for wind/ current. cant figure it out because they slam the darker colored swims and raps, and ironically the bigger the better. might have to try the lindy if the hook is a little bigger.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

where i fish pink seems to be the ticket.

+1, it takes a real man to fish w/ pink.... wink

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My wife always uses pink jigs, spinners, etc and usually outfishes me.

Steve

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It depends on where I'm fishing, but Fuzz-E-Grubs and the Hair jigs from Moore's Bait & Tackle are usually what I'm using.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Multi-colored jigs are probably my favorite. The color changes seems to provide a little bit of a "flash" that catches the fish's attention a little better at times. Orange/Chart, Black/White(Pearl) with a little red dot on the top, Black/Red.

Super-glo chart. seems to always be a good producer too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

the famous Lindy jig.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

SPRO Bucktail jigs. Awesome!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Which ever jig brings home dinner is my fav. smile

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i just got home from leech and used the new lindy jigs. LOVED them. could change sizes very fast and get back to fishing without having to cut off and retie. it was very windy and changing hooks was a pain.

iceman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Thanks for the link.
    •   Well Friday, Saturday, and Sunday have all come and gone. And nothing came, because your link is Zero Hedge.     I just took that straight from Wikipedia. It's amazing home much those last few words just keep showing up.
    • http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/trumpometer/   This is what you are looking for.
    •   Sounds like the House of Reps. who pulled their AHCA (Ryan/Trump  Care) so when their fellow Rep. voted it down every one would know who was against or for it. Now none of them have to explain how they voted, the same as how some on here weasel out of explaining their statements, by reverting to name calling.
    • caught my first fish with a lamprey on it and also got a 35 inch pike on a salamander. 
         
    •   Bafflegab! Hot darn! I like that! Is that like my psychobabble, aka Mayospeak , or to quote Thurber, Pussgrapple or even Cussgravy? I haveta remember that!  "Bafflegab found in this one"?! Go look on the health thread, where yer buddy juicedup gets yammering away at you! ! Now THERE's some  real balderdash and twaddle! Yes, some good, informative threads used to exist here! Once in awhile, you can even run across one! Gotta look hard! 
    • The bite was on last week. With 4 guys we caught over 700 fish in 3.5 days.  And I don't care if anyone believes me or not.  Actually 700 is probably a conservative estimate because we had to have averaged at least 50 fish per person per day and it was probably much more than that.  Yes some of them were 10" saugers but there were many 16 to 20"+ walleye and the crappie size was the nicest I've seen in 4 years with no keepers under 12" and several 13-14" with 2 at 15.25".  All of the pavement pounding and scouting this winter and last week really paid off on this trip!  This is the most hardcore group of guys I fish with and they really know how to put the smackdown on these fish.   
    •   If you guys need fishing advice just ask. I've never had a problem sharing. 
    • Any time I have ever tried that it creates havoc with the sonar until it floats back up the hole and is removed but if anyone has a fix for this let me know.
  • Our Sponsors