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Old 05-01-2015, 12:28 PM
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Does anyone have any experience using jigs with wire bait keepers like the b fish n tackle dragging jigs? Is the wire bait keeper more effective at holding soft plastics in place than the normal jigs with the lead collar and barb? I make all of my own jigs and was wordering if it is worth getting a mold that uses the wire bait keepers. Thanks
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Old 05-01-2015, 01:13 PM
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For your selection:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Jig-with-Wir...-/271579817570
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Old 05-01-2015, 03:26 PM
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One of my older molds is the round collar style, seriously thinking about cutting a spot to lay wire in. Just a small notch above the collar and let the wire run through the collar. Do the wires make a huge difference or do they just tear the bait when you hook a fish? I could just buy some wire keeper jigs and form an opinion, sample size will be small though.
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Old 05-01-2015, 03:51 PM
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Use Super Glue. Shhh.....

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Old 05-01-2015, 06:03 PM
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I like the wire better than the older style with the notches on the collar. nut that's just me. I've tried super glue also but can't say I really liked it.
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:07 PM
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I like the wire keeper better, but if you want to switch plastic color, I just take the whole jig & plastic off & put a new jig with different color plastic on, because the plastics get torn easier with the wire keepers!
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:15 PM
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I hate the collared jigs the plastic never stays in place for very long I am usually pitching.. I like the BFishn jigs but Hutches Jigs come with the wire straight so easier to change plastics without tearing them up. Once the hot color is found then I can bend the wire up to keep the plastic in place.
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Old 05-02-2015, 10:02 PM
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I like the wire keeper 10x better myself. Those lead collars are definitely a PIA.
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Old 05-03-2015, 07:12 AM
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Another vote for the wire keeper style jigs, they also work much better at holding live bait. I like the Northland eyeball jigs.
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Old 05-03-2015, 01:54 PM
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They are great! And they hold a crawler better too.
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