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Buggs "Original Bass Jigs"

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Buggs Fishing Jigs

Lure Make & Model

Brand:
Use:
Saltwater
Lure type:
MSRP ($):
5.95

Made in the USA with quality components like Mustad Ultra Point Black Nickel Hooks, Buggs Jigs are tough enough for both saltwater and freshwater kayak anglers. A unique jig head that lands softly and is great for sight kayak fishing. Its flat body makes a puff when it lands to draw attention from predators. They can be bought dressed in multiple configurations or undressed for the angler that likes to customize their lures.

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Buggs Jigs Chris Funk

User reviews

3 reviews

Overall rating 
 
3.8
Craftsmanship 
 
4.7  (3)
Durability 
 
4.5  (2)
Versatility 
 
3.0  (2)
Value 
 
3.0  (2)
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(Updated: May 29, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Craftsmanship 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Versatility 
 
2.0
Value 
 
2.0

Good

Good product

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
0-1 times
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Overall rating 
 
4.5
Craftsmanship 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Versatility 
 
4.0
Value 
 
4.0

Best Sight-Fishing Lure

Buggs lures are some of the best sight-fishing lures out there when it comes to redfish. I bought a couple a few years ago and used them a bit, and then forgot about them. But recently my buddies and I have been tearing up the reds and some flounder with them.

Because of it's fly-like look, even when sitting still in the water, it's still slightly moving. When a redfish comes to investigate, a quick twitch is all you need.

I've primarily been using 1/8oz and 1/4oz.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
16-30 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Lightweight, Great Action
Cons:
Not easy to find in stores
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(Updated: June 23, 2013)
Craftsmanship 
 
5.0

Bonefish Jigs

I had the opportunity to follow a guide around on some beautiful saltwater flats sight casting to redfish. The reds were ultra-shallow and spooky so a lure with a quiet presentation was very important. The guide’s choice of lure was the craziest looking jig I had ever seen. It was a flat triangular jig head that was sparsely dressed and tipped with a small piece of shrimp.

After the trip I hunted for that type of jig head for quite a while till I finally found the Buggs lures. I looked around and did not see exactly what I had in mind in the completed lures so I ordered 3 different sizes of heads in multiple colors to tie my own up.

The lighter heads are 1/16thoz and can be used on a fly rod. They would make an awesome addition to any fly fisherman’s arsenal of weighted flies. The 3/16thoz size is my favorite. They are heavy enough to be cast on braid or light mono. I would use the 3/8thoz for dredging deeper pockets or holes.

The Buggs jig lands hook up, every time and on mud or sand bottoms it gives a puff as it lands and takes off. So far I have caught multiple species on them, including; trout, reds, flounder and my first ever snook.

I have not used them in freshwater yet but plan to soon. I tied up a “junebug” version and a crawfish version to try for our shoal bass in the rocky rivers near here. I could see tipping one with a curly tail jig to skip under docks for crappie as well. For those that have ever used a hair jig for smallmouth, you need to see if these would benefit you.

The online store has complete jigs and tying supplies for the bare jig heads. There are multiple configurations depending on the species you are pursuing. I like that I can customize the jig to meet my needs and all it takes is my standard fly tying vice. I can’t wait to try them out on my “home” water!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
7-15 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Quiet when it lands, unique presentation
Cons:
would like a bulk buying option
Buggs Jigs Chris Funk
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