Big Head Jigs are best utilized for vertical crappie fishing. The extra weight gives a much better feel for even the lightest hits and the increased color adds much more visual appeal.
The common misconception is that small heads work better on crappie. While smaller jig heads do provide a slower drop in casting situations, fishing vertically does not require small heads. So why use them!
the Strike Zone
Many of the crappie tournament anglers will use 3 oz. weights and larger to keep their baits from drifting while trolling at high speeds. Why not use a larger head jig to provide more visibility, instead of just using a large sinker that doesn't provide any extra fish drawing power?
The large size head combined with a # 4 hook provides the ultimate crappie lure for vertical fishing or trolling. The smaller hook allows you to fish the structure without getting hung up as much. Guides also like the fact that the size resembles the common size prey that Crappie feed on, unlike smaller jigs.
the perfect jig for working ledges and deep tree-tops. With it's big head,
the jig remains balanced when tied with a loose knot. Use this jig with
your favorite color tube.
If you're fishing vertically- Big Head Jigs are the way to go!
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