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Old 06-09-2016, 07:30 AM
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Default jigging for sea bass

What kind of jigs are used

Is it just a straight up and down yo yo technique?

Thanks for any advice
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Old 06-09-2016, 08:14 AM
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Default Re: jigging for sea bass

For this inshore fishing was using Ava 47's with a tail, Tan, Black, Green and a fly teaser tied about 2 to 3 feet above. Like a mini cod set up.
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Old 06-09-2016, 09:34 AM
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Default Re: jigging for sea bass

I also use a Ava jig...plain or hammered, either a 27 or a 47, depending on conditions. I use a plain teaser hook off a dropper loop with some clam on it.

and yep....just straight up and down. I'll drop to the bottom then crank up a turn or 2 and start jigging.
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Old 07-22-2016, 11:29 AM
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Hi I have done a ton of jigging for seabass and the key here is they have to be kind of active and not picky for these things to work. Inshore or mid-depth wrecks avas work great and I prefer the treble hook to increase hook up ratio. Hit the bottom and give the jig a double twitch, let it sink and repeat. They will hit on the fall.

Offshore I prefer the Shimano flat side jigs. Black and silver has worked best for me with a double hook tied on the top loop and I have used 3oz - 5oz (not sure what gram size these would fall under) jig offshore in over 200feet of water with 20lb powerpro. Same idea... hit the bottom double twitch (going as high as 3-5 feet off bottom) let it drop and repeat.

You will be surprised porgies will hit this inshore along with fluke and even the jumbo porgies and pollock offshore will too. I found that the jig produces much bigger more aggressive seabass, not to mention how fun it is.
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Default Re: jigging for sea bass

Probably one of the funnest ways to fish for them. Savage strikes the on jig and especially exciting using lighter tackle.
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Old 07-23-2016, 11:28 AM
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Probably one of the funnest ways to fish for them. Savage strikes the on jig and especially exciting using lighter tackle.
Very Fun!!!! Now I can't wait to jig em up.
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Old 05-25-2018, 02:34 AM
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Default Re: jigging for sea bass

Thanks for creating this thread. I was looking for the same.
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Old 08-18-2018, 11:32 AM
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Default Re: jigging for sea bass

I've been using a jigging world Ghost Hunter 150 spinner it's super light and sensitive 20-pound braid on a small reel I prefer small diamond jig with the dropper loop with a gulp above cast out jig up and down and work it back in the boat
I find more strikes on the drop it's a fun way to fish definitely seems to pick up bigger fish
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Old 08-18-2018, 11:57 AM
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2-3oz round jig head with a 6" gulp grub is killer for the big knot heads and fluke hammer it too. The smaller dinks won't be able to swallow it either, other than nipping off tails. Half the time they big fish will eat without the tail anyway.

http://tackleworld.com/jigging-world...ball-jig-head/
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2 OZ Gibbs minnow.

has a better flutter action on the fall than an AVA .

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