7 Factors to Know About Fishing Jigs Before Buying
1. The Anatomy of Jig Baits. Jigs, except floating jigs, are weighted. The most common range of jig weights for freshwater angling include 1/64, 1/32, 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 ounces. Jigs are made using a mold, which shapes metal to form the jig's head and collar. Most jig heads are made from lead, which gives the lure its weight.