I love 8 oz diamond/hammered diamond jigs

Discussion in 'Jigging and Popping' started by ksong, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. ksong

    ksong SPONSOR

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    There are so many new jigs flooded into the market, but I still love my 8 oz diamond/hammered diamond jigs.
    I believe the jigs are one of the most versatile jigs ever invented. You can jig slow or you can jig fast. You can jig deep at bottom and you can jig on the surface. You can catch a small as 2 - 4 lbs seabass or snapper and you can catch 200 - 300 lbs tuna on the same jig.
    Who cares even you lose some as it cost only $5 - 7. :)


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  2. JerseyBrian

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    amazing pics Kil!! I love the variety of fish you can catch with such a simple jig. I'm really going to have to tie on a 8oz. Hammered Diamond Jig on my next trip to NC :)

    btw, that's one of the biggest Sea Bass I've ever seen!
     

  3. feeder

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    That's one big wahoo.

    Hey Kil, where do you get your hammered diamond jigs from? Will your new shop be offering those as well?
     
  4. ksong

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    That's one big wahoo.

    Hey Kil, where do you get your hammered diamond jigs from? Will your new shop be offering those as well?

    The cheapest place is still Jigs, Rigs and Stuff... .
    They sell below cost of what normal tackle retail stores buy. I am going to carry them, but I am not enthusiastic because I can not beat their prices. :)
    I am thinking about selling custom diamond/hammered diamond jigs instead.
     
  5. JerseyBrian

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    hmm, Custom Kil-R Hammered Diamond jigs?.... has a nice ring to it... I bet it would sell ;) :p
     
  6. ksong

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    hmm, Custom Kil-R Hammered Diamond jigs?.... has a nice ring to it... I bet it would sell ;) :p
    The only way I can compete with them is to go to custom with high quality and new ideas. :)
    I experimented custom fluke bucktails with great success on Thusday.
    I know I don't think I can supply them enough next summer as it takes too much time to make them one by one.
     
  7. clalo20

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    Great pics Ksong!!! These jigs also help for toothy critters since the hook is in the back and there is no cord, just metal.

    Thank You for reminding me of them, I usually have them in the back and always forget their fish catching ability.
     
  8. Eastern Tackle

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    KilR,
    How big was this wahoo? The head looks huge!!!

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  9. njnicka

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    custom jigs sounds good, maybe stronger hooks and swivels..
     
  10. feeder

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    Thanks Kil. Do you ever use assist hooks on your diamond jigs or do you find that they mess up the action of the jig?
     
  11. ksong

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    KilR,
    How big was this wahoo? The head looks huge!!!

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    86 lbs.
     
  12. ksong

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    Thanks Kil. Do you ever use assist hooks on your diamond jigs or do you find that they mess up the action of the jig?
    You can use assist hooks. But I don't see much difference.
     
  13. Eastern Tackle

    Eastern Tackle Senior Member

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    86 lbs.

    That is an honorable catch trolling, let alone on a jig. Very nice.
     
  14. SSFIREMSN

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    What kind of reel is that you are using?
     
  15. ksong

    ksong SPONSOR

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    What kind of reel is that you are using?
    Saltiga 50 for tuna and wahoo.
    Torium 20 for seabass.
     
  16. wacker

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    You gotta love them!
    If I could only have one lure that is the one I would chose.
     
  17. rtran

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    I love them too, thanks for introducing them to me. =)
     
  18. turfman

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    Not to take away from anybody's livleyhood but Kevin Bogan in Point Pleasant Beach Nj has standard chrome jigs, hammered and will paint jigs any color you want. I think the most expensive one I ever bought was $15 and that was for a painted 20oz cod jig.

    Kevin Bogan's Custom Rods

    Just a thought
     
  19. ty2philly

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    Single or Treble hook? Which do you prefer or which application/situation would you use one over the other?
    And what would you recommend for the canyon tuna trip I am taking on Oct 9 (on the Voyager)?

    Ty
     
  20. ksong

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    Not to take away from anybody's livleyhood but Kevin Bogan in Point Pleasant Beach Nj has standard chrome jigs, hammered and will paint jigs any color you want. I think the most expensive one I ever bought was $15 and that was for a painted 20oz cod jig.

    Kevin Bogan's Custom Rods

    Just a thought
    Why did you think your posting take away from anybody's livelyhood ? :)
    This is site for fishermen and we can share any information among members.
    I dind't know Kevin sell jigs too. Is it gerenal trend rod builders start to carry jigs ? :) Kevin is an old fashioned guy and doesn't believe expensive gears catch more fish and his philosophy reflects his products.

    But don't buy any cod jig just because it is cheap. There are several style of viking jigs, a certain style of viking jigs works much better.