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Jig vs double tail hula grub??

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just wondering...

does any use a dt hula grub in place of a jig??

seems that it has the same features all in one.. 

what would be the advantages or disadvantages of each?   :-/

thanks...

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i love fishing double tail hula grubs on an arkie jighead. i guess that would make it a jig with a soft plastic skirt. lots of action.

 

 

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I think you'll find more use that plastic on a jig than not.

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One of my standard, always have ready to go, baits.

Evo Shake2 jighead and 5" GYCB hula grub.

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just wondering...

does any use a dt hula grub in place of a jig??

seems that it has the same features all in one..

what would be the advantages or disadvantages of each? :-/

thanks...

Funny...my dad and I fished last week.  I was using a 3/8oz PB&J jig with a rage chunk trailer.  My Dad was using a northland 3/8oz jig head with a yamamoto hula grub.  He was getting bit 2:1 over my setup.  I had the two big fish though...

Not much of a sample size, but he was definately getting more bites...

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I plan on starting to use Hula Grubs some this year, I've heard too many good things about them, thanks for the reminder.

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Let's not leave out the Chomnpers twin tail either.  You'll smell like a happy Italian after you open that bag. As to which is more effective, grub vs. jig, that's a good one.

If I am fishing in clearer waters with a high sky, I like the translucent nature of the watermelon grub (hula). For negative (passive) fish, I like it more. It's often a little more "twiddly" in the water, and the sink rate is often slower.  Rigged with a flat mushroom jighead, they seem to stand up better as well.  The weedguard on the Chompers, though is about worthless, so I make new ones to put in place. Often the hula grub's/Chomper's slow fall is a great trigger for many on chunk rock around these parts in early spring. (Ozarks). As we downsize jigs we can get about the same effect as a finesse type presentation, though.

Last,  when I have fished for smallies on the Shield Lakes up North, I caught a whole lot more of them on soft plastics than on any  silicone or rubber skirted jig. Never did figure that out.

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I really like those GYCB Hula Grubs.  I fish them on either skirted and plain football jigs for deep, active fish in the summer.  They have a nice action when dragged quickly on a heavy jighead, which will also kick up a little dust trail behind the jig.

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I actually like using hula grubs as trailers on jigs.  I like how the hula part of the grub somewhat forces the skirt on a jig make a bigger profile even when its in motion.

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I actually like using hula grubs as trailers on jigs. I like how the hula part of the grub somewhat forces the skirt on a jig make a bigger profile even when its in motion.

Thats a good idea, I am gonna try it!!

I fish with the grubs a lot. I have always called them spider jigs. My favorite is a Cabin Creek Bait Co. Spider jig on a 3/8 head.

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i think i'll use the hula grubs more this year..

i have texas rigged them in the past and had some luck but never tried on a jig head...

it would seem to be more weedless and snag proof as well as easier hooksets since no weedguard to deal with.

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Hula grubs are an underapreciated bait. My grandfather used them for years, caught some pigs on em' to.

My three favorite ways to use em':

   Their a great option in ponds where the filmentous algae covering the bottom makes jig fishing tough. I like to rig them with 1/16 tungston weight. You can also put a section of a lead nailweight inside if your so inclined.

GYCB hula grubs are also my favorite chatterbait trailer. Just  remove the front "tentacles" leaving the twin tails. The GYCB plastic adds some good weight for extra casting distance.

And on a football head in riffles/eddies for river smallies. KILLER in early spring when the waters still cool.

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