Is the IR Finesse Jig the next big thing?
Rubber-skirted jigs are known for their exceptional bass-catching abilities, but there’s something really special about them. They simply catch fish, whether pitched, flipped, dragged, or hopped. Largemouth and smallmouth bass all consume forage that rubber-skirted jigs resemble, such as young-of-the-year bluegills and, of course, crawfish at various stages of development.
The Ever Green IR Finesse Jig, a rubber-skirted jig unlike any other on bait shop shelves, now comes into play. This jig is a new take on the rubber-skirted finesse jig design that, like many cutting-edge baits and techniques, has its origins in pressured Japanese waters where anglers are constantly looking for the next big thing.
As a result, Ever Green is pleased to present a radical new approach to rubber-skirted finesse bass jig design. The lure is sure to please the most discriminating anglers looking for the ideal combination of a football-head, round head, grass jig and sim jig to ply bluegill and crawfish-infested waters.
The new IR Finesse Jig is packed with stealthy and significant features. For one thing, the head is perfectly rounded, allowing it to drop straight, deflect structure, and crawl linearly on bare bottoms such as gravel and sand. The line-tie on the head is at a 45-degree angle, allowing for direct line to your rod tip for improved feel and control. The intended line-tie angle also aids in hookset success. Its long-shank hook is razor-sharp and unyielding. The IR Finesse Jig also has a substantial wire bait-keeper to strengthen plastic trailers, as well as a single and double rattle holder on the base of the head for an audible addendum to mimic crawdad “clicks.” Finally, you’ll appreciate the weed-guard, which extends beyond the hook point and keeps snags at bay.
Its design is straightforward – yet effective. “Since Ever Green began designing and building baits, our first concern has been to create lures that look and act realistically,” says Satoshi Ito, Ever Green Product Manager. The IR Finesse Jig is an excellent choice for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass because it looks and acts like juvenile baitfish or crawdads skittering along the bottom. It can be fished like a football jig and dragged on bottom without snagging, but it also works well as a flipping jig for neutral to negative fish. It also easily passes through grass and junk for fishing in all conditions. Overall, it’s a fantastic bass jig.”
The IR Finesse Jig comes in three sizes: 5/16-, 3/8-, and 12-ounce, as well as ten uber-bassy colours: DARK GREEN PUMPKIN, BROWN PURPLE, GREEN PUMPKIN CRAW, BLACK BLUE TIP, SAPPHIRE CRAW, DK GRN PUMPKIN BRN CRAW, CLASSIC BROWN, CLEARWATER CRAW, ALABAMA CRAW
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