Jewel Eakins Jig
The Jewel Eakins Jig is a ball head finesse style jig built around a light wire hook designed to mimic the small forage species bass often feed upon. The Eakins Jig, from Jewel Bait Company, is among the most popular finesse jigs all over the country; simply put, the Eakins Jig has set the standard for all other finesse style jigs to strive for. Every detail of this jig was considered during the design and development stages. The ball head design enables this jig to be fished in a variety of structure including wood, rock and other obstructions. Additionally the jig serves as an excellent skipping jig when confronted with docks or overhang trees in which bass venture deep inside of. The versatility of this jig enables anglers to make their way down a bank without having to switch to another style of jig - a perfect example of this versatility is provided when fishing docks. While docks may be the primary target, the area in between those docks may hold brush or rock that can be effectively fished without having to switch out rods - basically, there is no waster water, the Eakins jig proves worthy in any situation. The jig is built around a custom light wire Mustad Ultra Point hook that suits the finesse nature of the jig and also provides a high hook-up efficiency for spotted bass. The Eakins jig was designed in the heart of the Ozark Lakes region where bodies of water possess great water clarity and are also home to big spotted bass. Due to the water's clarity, light line was of the utmost importance. When using light line, the light wire hook is of the utmost importance. The heavier gauge wire necessitates a forceful hookset that is not compatible with the lighter fluorocarbon lines. An additional light line consideration was the jigs extremely thin weed guard. Anglers have found it to be the perfect mix to keep the jig free of snags, yet not interfere with the hook penetration.
The jig's aesthetics are of equally high quality as the hardware. Each jig is outfitted with a detailed skirt to match several forage options including crawfish, bluegill and other creatures bass feed upon. The skirts thin design and small collar over the ball head continue the theme of finesse and provide a real flaring action when being retrieved. Anglers all over the country have experienced the jig's effectiveness first hand. Whether its the Ozark Region anglers targeting big spotted bass in the waters of Table Rock or Bull Shoals, the Western warriors of Lake Shasta and Oroville or the Jig-skipping gurus of the Carolinas, the Eakins Jig is the top choice when it comes to finesse jigs. We offer the Jewel Bait Company Eakins Jig in two sizes: 5/16 and 7/16oz in several excellent colors. Each pack contains 2 jigs.