How to Fish a Jig

How To : Fish for bass using a plastic jig worm

What's a jig worm? Well, it's exactly what the name implies: a jig rigged with a trailing plastic worm. If you're not a seasoned fisherman, the answer might not have been so obvious, but that doesn't matter when you find out how important this jig worm is. Wade Bourne of MyOut ...more

How To : Bass fish with a jig head

Bass fishing is a fun sport, and it requires certain equipment to get the job done right. If you are new to bass fishing, or just need a little refresher, check out this tutorial and get some expert advice. For example, the standard jig used for fishing is the skirted jig, whi ...more

How To : Use a fishing jig

Learn how to use a fishing jig which recreates the motion of a fish swimming in simple steps. First connect the fishing jig to a fishing rod and tie a knot in it. Throw the jig in the water by holding the rod properly in your hand. Control the rod carefully and pump them in sl ...more

How To : Use a horsehead jig when fishing

If you like to catch big fish and small fish… anything… then the one way you'll catch anything is with the horsehead jig. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use the horsehead jig. This is a little leadhead jig with a very small spinner attached ...more

How To : Tie a calf's tail jig for fishing

Curious about fishing? Looking for an easy pattern to start off with? Check out this instructional video and learn how to tie a simple calf's tail jig. This fishing jig is particularly successful in the fall season.

How To : Use internal weighted tube jig lures for fishing

There are as many different types of bait as there are types of fish. This video features a bass fisherman describing how to make one bait that he is very fond of, an internal weighted tub jig. It is light, skips well, and is sure to catch you a lot of fish after you make one ...more

How To : Tie a simple crappie jig for fishing

Looking to do some fishing this weekend? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to tie a simple crappie jig. This is one of the easier patterns to start off with for those with no fly tying experience.

How To : Tie fishing jigs

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie fishing jigs. First, go through the eye of the jig with your thread, then make a fisherman's knot making seven to eight turns. Now, go through the loop with the end of the string and pull it tight. Then, cut the end off and make sure you h ...more

How To : Catch fish using a football-shaped jig

Large, sweaty men are usually the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word football, but for this video, we're not talking about the guys on the playing field, we're talking about the guys in the fishing boat, the kind of guys who like to use a "football jig". Wa ...more

How To : Tie the San Diego Jam knot for heavy lures or jigs

Popularized in Southern California, the San Diego Jam knot is used primarily by fishermen. It's a great, sturdy knot aimed at success, and is gaining popularity everywhere, even in South America. If you're up for a new fishing knot, give this one a try. Watch the animation to ...more

How To : Tie a basic polymer fishing knot

When fishing you want to have a strong knot attaching your hook to your line. Learn how to tie a polymer knot from a fisherman in this video tutorial. Take action: put line through the jig, keep slack in the line loop, and run the jig through the loop. Ron, the instructor in t ...more

How To : Catch walleyes

Know what walleye eat. Walleye eat smaller fish, such as minnows or shad, so lures that imitate fish, such as spoons or thin-minnow crankbaits are good choices. Walleye also will eat nightcrawlers, insects and leeches, although artificial forms of these baits usually are not a ...more

How To : Use bass lures

Spinner baits, soft plastic baits, jig baits, crank baits, and more. Tips on when to use different types of baits and what types of bait to use with different types of fish. Use bass lures. Click through to watch this video on vat19.com

How To : Fish for bluegill in bream beds

Nothing is better than getting on a bream bed. You'll catch bluefish one after another. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to fish for bluegill and panfish in bream beds. Bluegill and other related panfish nest in large colonies in shallow water, ...more

How To : Use buzz bait

Watch this instructional video to learn how to use buzz bait. Buzz baiting uses counter rotating pepper jigs buzz bait with a drop down head. What you'll want to do with this one is just make a good long casts. You want to get it tightly covered as you can right along the edge ...more

How To : Tie the EZ shape sparkle body sand eel fly

This video is a demonstration of tying the EZ Shape Sparkle Body Sand Eel Fly. EZ Shape Sparkle Body can be used to make a variety of baitfish, shrimp and crab flies. This sand eel fly is great for fly fishing for striped bass, bluefish, weakfish (sea trout), redfish/drum, flu ...more

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