The Importance of Jig Weight for Ice Fishing

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Jig weight can be critically important when you’re out ice fishing for panfish. Heavier baits can be very effective and efficient when you’re targeting active fish that are more willing to bite. On the other end of the spectrum, a smaller profile tungsten lure might be optimal when you need to coax hesitant biters. The overall attitude of the fish in a lake can vary from hour to hour, so be ready to change in a hurry when things shift!


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