Good trailer for swim jig?

It all started with the plastic worm and has now mutated into a huge array of specialized offerings. Whose is the best and which one is your favorite? Come share your thoughts and opinions here.
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Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby iliketofishman » Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:16 pm

I don't swim any jig but want to get into it. I've thrown a handful of times through weeds and it's awesome.

What's a good trailer (non swimbait) to make it look like shad type bait?

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby smalljaw » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:10 pm

On bladed swim jigs aka chatterbaits, I like to use a fluke type bait, the reason being is the blade moves the body and trailer so I want a trailer with very little action as the blade will create the action I need. For a plain swim jig, I like the small soft plastic swim baits, like a Gene Larew sweet swimmer, Keitech Easy Shiner or Swing Impact, but it has to have some action because the swim jig by itself doesn't have an action. So that is what I go with and the swim bait deal with the right swim jig will give you your best shot at a shad-like profile.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby NJ Jigman » Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:20 am

For regular swim jigs I use a keitech easy shiner swim bait for shad imitations such as the silver flash or pro blue, but for sunfish imitations I use a regular not fat swim impact in the pro special color, simply because they don't make that color in the easy. I know a lot of people just use a simple grub though.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Smalleyez » Fri Jul 03, 2015 2:15 am

It's hard to beat a 5" single-tail grub.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby MRQturbo » Fri Jul 03, 2015 3:53 am

keitech fat impacts.....

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby iliketofishman » Fri Jul 03, 2015 2:46 pm

I'll go grab a pack of Impacts. Might also order some GY double tail grubs.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby BucketHunter » Fri Jul 03, 2015 10:17 pm

Dippers.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Fishing4Fun » Sun Jul 05, 2015 1:00 pm

Personal favorites:

RI little dippers
Rage menace grub
Keitech 3.8 fat impact
Keitech 4 inch swing impact
Single tail grubs in the 4 inch size
Portion of a Yamamoto swim senko

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Chode » Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:51 am

12 in. ribbontail worm

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby iliketofishman » Wed Jul 08, 2015 6:20 pm

Chode wrote:12 in. ribbontail worm


Really? That'll be one crazy looking lure a fish wouldn't have seen before. Probably why they hit it.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Chode » Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:20 am

iliketofishman wrote:
Chode wrote:12 in. ribbontail worm


Really? That'll be one crazy looking lure a fish wouldn't have seen before. Probably why they hit it.


haha i was being completed stupid with that comment. was just trying to get some reactions :lol:

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Quillback » Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:40 pm

Rage Chunks, Rage Craws.

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby BucketHunter » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:10 am

Chode wrote:
iliketofishman wrote:
Chode wrote:12 in. ribbontail worm


Really? That'll be one crazy looking lure a fish wouldn't have seen before. Probably why they hit it.


haha i was being completed stupid with that comment. was just trying to get some reactions :lol:

So it's a good trailer for reaction bites then?







:evil:

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby Bronzeye » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:49 am

BucketHunter wrote:So it's a good trailer for reaction bites then?

:evil:


=D>

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Re: Good trailer for swim jig?

Postby jeff h » Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:29 am

Smalleyez wrote:It's hard to beat a 5" single-tail grub.


That's where I'm at!


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