Replacing hooks/swivels on a diamond jig

Discussion in 'Tackle and Rigging' started by pcww, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. pcww

    pcww Junior member

    I bought a bunch of hammered diamond jigs from an internet retailer and while the jig seems to be of good quality, I am not happy with the quality of the hook and swivel. I will be using these jigs to fish for tuna and am worried about them crapping out...especially this time of year when the tuna are a bit bigger.

    any suggestions on how to replace them? Seems like all of the quality swivels have welded rings which I wouldn't be able to attach to the jig and 200lb split rings are huge??? I thought about just taking of the hooks and attaching assist hooks from a butterfly jig...any suggestions?

  2. Old Timer

    Old Timer Member

    Don't know about the swivel, but you might want to use an open-eyed Siwash hook.

  3. Fishhead56

    Fishhead56 Senior Member

    Try something like this.
    Remove the lower hook
    Attach fish load direct to
    main line.


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