Bladed bass jigs add a unique spin on a foundational black bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass) fishing lure. Most have teardrop shaped pre-molded heads with a skirt covering the hook and a vibrating blade attached to the jighead.
Bladed bass jigs are versatile lures. They can be jigged along the bottom, steadily retrieved and/or erratically retrieved.
Bladed bass jigs can be used to mimic crustaceans, amphibians/reptiles and bait fish, all staple dietary sources for black bass.
Bladed bass jigs are particularly effective at triggering bites from large sluggish bass that are holding tight to structure. They are a good lure to use on bass in their wintering areas and spawning areas.
Jigs can also pick off a few extra fish in areas like points and flats when the crankbait/swimbait bite dies down. The bladed bass jig combines the vibration of a crankbait or swimbait with the profile of a bass jig, which can be an effective hybrid lure when fish don't seem to be taking to traditional jigs and crankbaits/swimbaits.
Use heavier jigs to reach greater depths and/or penetrate thick cover, anything 1/2 ounce or heavier.
Black and blue or green pumpkin with hints of reds and black are great jig patterns across Oklahoma. Pair your jig with a similarly colored plastic trailer such as a baby brush hog, crawfish, stick worm or paddletail swimbait for an even more appealing offering.
BLADED BASS JIGS