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Hair jigs,spring,summer?????

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Do you guys use hair jigs in the spring and summer,or do think that hair jigs are a just a cold water or river jig?

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as much as i fish rivers  i have never tried a hair jig on them.  But i would think they would work well    i have only ever used hair jigs right after ice melt

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I fish hair jigs year round in 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 oz sizes.I also supply hair jigs to half a dozen other tournament fishermen. They can be very productive................Al

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I fish hair jigs year round in 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 oz sizes.I also supply hair jigs to half a dozen other tournament fishermen. They can be very productive................Al

What colors do you like and what kind of trailer do you use?

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I'll use hair jigs mainly when it's cold out, but sometimes I use it when the bite is tough in other seasons.

There is the answer :) I love them when the water is sub 45 degrees but quit using them unless I get desperate.

Allen

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1/8, 3/16, and 1/4 oz hair jigs are a mainstay in my area for fishing the flats in the Spring. We swim them with a small grub or twin tail trailer on the back on flats both pre and post spawn. Sit the boat in 8-10 ft, cast to 3 ft, and slowly swim the jig back, keeping it just off the bottom.

Then in the Summer, we use it at night to fish points, bluffs, and humps in 6-20 ft, with a more traditional lift and drop retrieve.

Spring= white or brown with matching trailer

Summer at night= black, red, green, or brown depending on moon phase (new moon=dark; full moon=lighte color).

These smallish hair jigs are best in clear to stained water. It's a finesse type of approach (small bait and subtle action). Great for smallmouth too.

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I only use hair jigs in cold water. Once the water temps reach the mid 40s here, I move to finesse jigs, hula Grubs, and tubes.  

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I fish hair jigs year round in 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 oz sizes.I also supply hair jigs to half a dozen other tournament fishermen. They can be very productive................Al

What colors do you like and what kind of trailer do you use?

Sorry I forgot about this thread. I normally fish a mixture of greens and browns for daytime fishing and black or black/blue at night. For a trailor I normally use a Paca Chunk Sr or a Zoom Super Chunk. When I use the Paca Chunk I trim the hair about even with the hook. This allows the flippers on the Paca chunk to move. I leave the hair long when using a Zoom super chunk. In either case I use a chunk that closely matches the jig color and I add a rattle for night fishing or muddy water..............................Al

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