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Chubby Fisherman Bait Company

Chubby Hair Jig - Jig Head 3-pack

Chubby Hair Jig - Jig Head 3-pack

Regular price $7.00 USD
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The Chubby hair jig for crappie and panfish fishing is a specialized fishing lure designed to target crappie, a popular game fish known for its delicious taste and widespread distribution in freshwater bodies. These jigs are available in a number of sizes (1/16, 1/32, 1/64) which is crucial for achieving the right depth and presentation when targeting crappie.

1. Weight and Size: The weight is selected to provide a balanced sinking rate, allowing the jig to reach the desired depth while maintaining a realistic and enticing movement in the water. The size is typically compact and lightweight to mimic the size of natural prey that crappie feed on.

2. Jig Head: The jig head is a critical component of the hair jig. The head is typically made of lead or other dense materials, providing the necessary weight to achieve the desired sink rate.

3. Hair Material: The hair jig's body is typically adorned with natural or synthetic hair or feathers, resembling small baitfish or insects that crappie commonly feed on. The hair adds movement and lifelike action to the lure, attracting the attention of crappie. Colors and patterns can vary to match the local forage or conditions.

4. Color and Design: The color and design of the hair jig are important for mimicking the prey that crappie are actively feeding on. Common color choices include white, chartreuse, black, pink, and combinations of these colors. Flashy accents or metallic finishes may also be added to simulate the appearance of fish scales or natural prey.

5. Tail and Trailer: The hair jig often features a tail or trailer made of soft plastic, feathers, or additional hair to enhance the lure's movement and profile. The tail adds extra action and can mimic the fins or tail of a baitfish, making the presentation more appealing to crappie.

6. Retrieval Technique: When fishing with a lightweight jig, anglers typically employ a slow to medium-speed retrieve with occasional pauses and twitches to mimic injured or fleeing prey. The jig should be presented at various depths within the water column to entice crappie suspended at different levels.

7. Effective Fishing Situations: A hair jig is ideal for crappie fishing in a variety of situations, including shallow or deep water, around structure like brush piles, submerged trees, or along drop-offs. It's particularly effective during the crappie's feeding periods, usually during dawn and dusk.

By using this type of hair jig, anglers can effectively target crappie and enjoy a productive and enjoyable fishing experience.

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