Pitbull Tackle HD Bucktail Jig
- Loaded with Features and Designed for Excellence -
Our new and improved Pitbull Tackle HD Bucktail Jig offers anglers a premium lure loaded with all sorts of extra features. We started off design by using our incredible 6X Glow paint on the jighead which adds a huge amount of visibility in low-light conditions. We then upgraded to a premium 2X Mustad jig hook which has been proven to be able to land some of the world's toughest fish. Designers at Pitbull Tackle put thought into creating a bucktail jig with wire baitkeepers built right along the hook, a feature incredibly hard to find on bucktail jigs. This allows your plastic swimbait trailer to remain firmly secured to the jig fish after fish. Pairing all of these features with a premium UV-enhanced hand tied skirt our Pitbull Tackle HD Bucktail Jig is the best bucktail jig on the market!
These jigs can be fished many different ways,
regardless of whether you are fishing from the shore or from a boat. Designed
to mimic a variety of baitfish and other forage items, bucktail jigs have caught
a multitude of fish species all over the world. The bait can be
fished right out of the package, or a plastic trailer can be added to the back
of the jig for additional movement and attraction.
Note: These jigs are currently only available in White/6X Glow in sizes 1/2oz - 2oz. In the future we will upgrade our other existing colors with these added features. If you are looking for 4oz or 6oz White Bucktail Jigs or are interested in any of our other colors go ahead and check out our Pitbull Tackle UV Bucktail Jigs
How To Fish:
Having an array of sizes of these jigs can help you target different fish in different conditions. Larger bucktail jigs can be fished in deep water, or work well when fishing in swifter currents. These bigger jigs imitate anything from large baitfish to squid. Smaller jigs on the other hand can be used in shallow water, and they imitate different types of small forage such as shrimp, crustaceans, or small baitfish. Whether you are fishing the surf with heavier jigs or quiet backwater canals, you cannot go wrong with a Pitbull Tackle Bucktail Jig.
water with a bucktail jig is an excellent strategy to target big fish. Ledges
or drop-offs in bays and estuaries is a good place to start, especially areas
with current running through. Predator fish will hold to areas near current or
structure in an attempt to ambush their prey as it comes down with the current. When
fishing in current, a jigging technique can be used by lifting and lowering the
rod. Cast up into the current and let the jig fall until your line becomes
slack. At that point, begin a slow retrieve by simply pulling/snapping the rod
tip upwards to get the jig to bounce, letting the jig fall back to the bottom
after each hop. If you are in a boat and drifting in deep water, lower the jig to
the bottom and bounce the rod tip as you move, making sure bottom contact is
still occurring. Drifting and jigging over rockpiles, docks, or wrecks are also
very effective areas to fish.
Bucktail jigs also work well in shallow, rocky areas, or in the surf zone. In white-water areas, small baitfish are usually driven up shallow and close to shore, and the predator fish will follow. Jigging and swimming the jig on a long cast can prove very effective for actively feeding fish. With the streamlined design of the Pitbull Tackle Bucktail Jig the lure can be casted for maximum distance, making sure that the bait reaches the fish and is in the strike zone for as much time as possible.
Regardless of the situation, the Pitbull Tackle Bucktail Jig is a versatile tool to have in the tackle box. Whether you are fishing the West coast, the East coast, or somewhere in between, you cannot go wrong with a bucktail jig for hungry fish.
The only color currently offered in our HD Bucktail Jig is UV 6X Glow White.
All jigs come one per pack.