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Best Football Jig Rod

Omnia collects thousands of detailed fishing reports from anglers across the country to power our local recommendations. Here are the top Rods recommendations for using the Football Jigs technique mentioned in fishing reports from anglers near you.

G. Loomis NRX+ Casting Rods

$650.00

Reported by
Mike

Waverly Lake (MN)

Mike reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and G. Loomis NRX+ Casting Rods on Waverly Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Look for outside weed edges in about 8’ - 9’ of water that are close to deeper water. Had to fish very slow. Pop and drag jig through the weeds. Fish hit the jig once you popped out of weed edge. "

Reported by
PunchFishing

Sissabagama Lake (WI)

PunchFishing reported catching Smallmouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and G. Loomis NRX+ Casting Rods on Sissabagama Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Basically anywhere on the lake that had a visible Hazard marker had bass nearby. Smallies could be caught on rocks shallow down to 20 feet. You just needed to find the chunk rock that was away from the grass. Picking off individual fish from bigger rocks with the Ned TRD also worked well using forward facing sonar. "

Reported by
Omnia Community Member

Lake Camelot (IL)

Omnia Community Member reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and G. Loomis NRX+ Casting Rods on Lake Camelot. Additional comments from this report: "Slow dragging jig on points, pop it off bottom every so often. Targeting 10’-16’, the depth range where all the bait is marking on the Helix."

Daiwa Tatula Elite Casting Rods

$189.99

Reported by
T Lo

Little Birch Lake (MN)

T Lo reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Daiwa Tatula Elite Casting Rods on Little Birch Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Fished on Little Birch Lake for the first time ever during the Minnesota Fishing Opener. Scouted around the main lake points and found some fish staging near the first contour 'drops' as they were getting ready to push up into the shallow reeds to bed. Found a creek inflow with running water and hard bottom and did most of my catching there. Lots of quality fish in the two pound range with a handful of three pounders mixed in. Dragged a football jig in about 2-3 fow and caught them until they stopped biting every cast and switched over to a Ned rig to pick off some more."

Reported by
Brandon Plumski

Lake Ida (9) (MN)

Brandon Plumski reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Daiwa Tatula Elite Casting Rods on Lake Ida (9). Additional comments from this report: "Bass are abundant amongst weed lines. Having a braided line with fluoro leader was crucial to get the bass out once dug in. Looking for your transition points from hard bottom to cover was key. Also finding off shore structure resulted in some bigger bass 4+lbers."

Reported by
Punk Rock Mike

Manson Lake (WI)

Punk Rock Mike reported catching Smallmouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Daiwa Tatula Elite Casting Rods on Manson Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Caught probably 60+ fish in about 5 hours. Fishing the deepest solid weedlines with borders and rocks mixed in. Casting the jig just outside the weedline or dragging it up into the weedline seemed to be my best bites. Once they stopped hitting the jig I would goto the drop shot to pick up a few more then move to the next spot. Nothing really big but super fun bite and a mix of smallies and largies in the same spot. "

Dobyns Rods Fury Casting Rods

$129.99

Reported by
LipRipper_MN

Lake Pepin (MN, WI)

LipRipper_MN reported catching Smallmouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Dobyns Rods Fury Casting Rods on Lake Pepin. Additional comments from this report: "Found a nice school today midday! Main lake point, look for rock to sand transitions or weed line to rock transitions! Slow drag with random double hops like a crawfish! Tight lines everyone! "

Reported by
Sam Moll

Lake Barkley (2) (TN)

Sam Moll reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Dobyns Rods Fury Casting Rods on Lake Barkley (2). Additional comments from this report: "The unseasonably warm temperature had bass shallow on mud/ silt flats. I used the jig to flip at the various pieces of cover located on the flats. "

Reported by
319Bassin

Pool 10 Mississippi River (WI)

319Bassin reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Football Jigs technique and Dobyns Rods Fury Casting Rods on Pool 10 Mississippi River. Additional comments from this report: "Flipping and pitching into lay downs and grass."

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