JYG jigs any good?

Bien Machin

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Feb 19, 2019
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Jonathan U
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A couple months ago I was on a bluefin trip and we limited out our first night dropping jigs to 300-400 ft of water but I noticed that my JYG jig did not get hit once and this guy next to me (on a SK jig) hooked and boated 2 60 pounders before I got bit so I changed my jig to a Daiwa SK and boom first drop I catch a fatty. So I was wondering has anyone else caught any fish on a JYG jig? Cause I lost my faith in them that night.

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hucklongfin

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Jul 3, 2003
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Mission Viejo
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MarkT
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Better to go with a jig heavier than needed than one too light… the first jig down is often the one to get bit. After all, the early worm catches the bird!
 
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Cubeye

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Jan 26, 2007
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Los Angeles
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Kub
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17' Gregor
A couple months ago I was on a bluefin trip and we limited out our first night dropping jigs to 300-400 ft of water but I noticed that my JYG jig did not get hit once and this guy next to me (on a SK jig) hooked and boated 2 60 pounders before I got bit so I changed my jig to a Daiwa SK and boom first drop I catch a fatty. So I was wondering has anyone else caught any fish on a JYG jig? Cause I lost my faith in them that night.

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Was it the same weight as the SK jigs?
 
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yessokk

Luck favors the well prepared.
Sep 18, 2006
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Walt
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11 ft Sears W/Duel 5.2hp
I'm no expert, however have found that
when targeting the 300 - 400 ft depths it becomes critical to have:
1,,, Metered or marked line to know how deep your jig actually is. Guessing not allowed. And account for boat drift and current. Got to fish where the fish are.
2,,, A jig with a slim straight profile, at least 200 gm, not a jig with a wide center like the JYG. You need to get to depth fast, avoid fishing a zig zag fluttering type of jig. They take for ever, if ever, to get to depth.

My .37 cents worth for your consideration.
Walt
 
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Rubberhook2

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Jan 19, 2007
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San Clemente
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Tim
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None
Sometimes it does not matter what you have tied on...

The majority of these fish came on flat fall jigs in a 2 hour drift...

 
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