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mrklean

Swedish Pimple and Jiggin Spoons

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I got some last year used a little but didnt really know how to fish them. What do you guys do? Thanks

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I have only used them at LOW and i just use a fathead head

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Tip with a fathead (usually just head unless fish are very active). You have to let the fish tell you how they want it worked. My best technique seems to be more active (1' raise) until you can see them on the flasher and then slow it down to a slow jiggle or hop. If they don't like that you either need to change colors or the action. I have caught a lot of fish by just dropping it an inch or two when they are right on it.

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I like to tip with a fathead then jig it hard to get fish in. When they are on the bait a slow jiggle will usually enice a strike, let the fish decide!

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The swedish pimple, and Glow jigg'in spoons are one of my favorite walleye lures. Just use the head of a minnow, and jig it about a foot off the bottom. Depending on the size of the lure you can also have success with perch, crappies and northerns too!

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Tip it with a minnow head and watch the flasher. Try different things and let the fish tell you how they want it.

Start with big lift and fall to bring them in. Then go more subtle and watch your flasher to see how they react.

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I always like tip mine with a piece of meat like a fathead,rainbow chub or small shiner head. I like to jig it in 1/2" to 1" strokes and anywhere from 10" to 24" off the bottom. If there are no fish present on my flasher I will lift my lure up as far as I can go and jig it down just as a way to attract fish over but you would be surprised at how many fish will come and grab it on the drop. If you see one come in on the drop pay attention to your line in case it comes up you will not feel the bite but the loss of the weight of your lure. If that happens SET THE HOOK. I am always cautious of what my hands have come in contact with and if in doubt I will wash them especially if you just got done eating.

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I like to run a plain hook instead of a treble.We use the small size for crappies and larger sizes for white bass and wipers.I tip them sometimes with plastics but run them naked most of the time.The fish tell you how they want it jigged most of the time.

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I used to just tip with a minnow head but one time I was running low on minnows so started using tails, and even mid-section steaks put on the hook. To be honest, I never noticed much of a difference. Caught fish on all presentations.

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What type of plastic do you use under the jigging spoon?

I have often thought of trying this, but not sure what would beat a minnow head! Would appreciate any ideas.

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I caught lots of crappies and perch last year by tipping with Gulp maggots on the single hook.

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I like to tip mine with waxies or sometimes wedgies when the fish are more active. A couple waxies works for well for crappies and perch. If I'm looking for walleyes I'll will usually use a minnow head or tail, but usually not the whole thing.

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highcountry,I use a wedgee most of the time.I think there are other types that will work.I just use them because I have alot of them.

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