Vertical jig preference

karlk1125

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Specifically in baja and similar waters, what have you had better success with...the normal or the long jigs? and what colors have been the most productive?
 
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sdfishkiller

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karlk1125

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Yellowtail primarily on the cortez side
 
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DoubleA

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you need someone that went on the long range Royal Star trip recently. thats all they went after. let me see if i can find you a thread with all that info....
 
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karlk1125

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thanks aaron. I'm not sure if these are well known...but they're almost 10 dollars cheaper than the shimano butterfly's and almost as nice: Deep Vertical Jigs
 
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DoubleA

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Royal Star Thread

the guy who wrote it is a good guy - im sure he's be happy to let you know what worked and what didnt. i would have thought there would have been a thread on this on this forum but i couldnt find one... oh well!
 
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karlk1125

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Oh i'm definitely gonna buy a shit ton of those no worries. Vertical jigging will come in handy though when i'm fishing the heavy currents around BOLA and it'll be a very interesting technique to use in deep water for yellowtail, grouper, and anything else thats hungry.
 
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DoubleA

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thanks aaron. I'm not sure if these are well known...but they're almost 10 dollars cheaper than the shimano butterfly's and almost as nice: Deep Vertical Jigs

Jim from Eastern Tackle is a GREAT guy! makes some awesome jigs! i have an assortment of all of his stuff - they catch fish, for sure!

i really like the new hammered First Drop Jigs - they just look like fish will eat them up! i use his X-Longs for AJ, they cant say no! and pretty much anything in potroast will slay the bottom fish!

if i were you - email him(eastern tackle) and ask what he thinks will work the best, combine that with what Greg(royal star guy) says and you should be good to go!!!
 
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johndtuttle

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Why not just buy an assortment of 6xJr's and call it good???

Because there are days when the action, weight and size of a 6x is not what the fish want or ocean conditions will permit, yet they will bite other Iron.
 
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labayfreak

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We used knife brand jigs in the 150 gram in pink , mackeral , and sardine and the yellows bit the hell out of them . We did very well with them in San Carlos , Sonora in February at San Pedro Island. And they too are half the price of Shimano
 
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Capt. G

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Because there are days when the action, weight and size of a 6x is not what the fish want or ocean conditions will permit, yet they will bite other Iron.


John...quit poking the monkeys...
 
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