Gussy’s Summer Smallmouth Strategy: Jeff Gustafson (AKA “Gussy”) shares some great tips for catching summertime smallmouth bass, including how to find them and one of his go-to favorite tactics to put them in the boat.
New from Northland® Fishing Tackle in 2022 is the Finesse Football. Like all of the Elite Series family jigs from Northland, the Finesse Football Jig features a premium Gamakatsu hook. The Finesse Football Jig comes equipped with a 1/0 Gamakatsu round bend hook for all sizes. It pairs perfectly with finesse ned-style plastics, and is perfect for rigging small craws, tubes and creature baits. Its oblong football head design helps it work through rock bottoms by preventing snags and deflecting in erratic ways to trigger strikes. The Finesse Football Jigs are available in 4 sizes 3/16, 1/4, 5/16, and 3/8 oz. See the Finesse Football Jig here.
- Features an ultra sharp, ultra strong Gamakatsu hook
- Finesse sized 1/0 hook works perfect for smaller finesse soft plastics
- Pro designed, angler approved
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