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Pipe Jigs - custom sizes from 6 oz to 4.75 pounds

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I can be reached at leadmolder@hotmail.com (emails typically replied to in 1 to 4 hours), or you can reach me here through the site (typically responded to in 24 to 48 hours.)

All pipe jigs have:

  • Stainless cotter pins, hot-molded in place
  • 250# test or higher gear including Berkley swivels and American-made high-strength split rings!
  • Mustad hooks 10/0, 9/0 or 8/0 hooks
  • High-quality copper pipe
  • Oversized American made, high-test split rings
  • Glow Squids / Hoochies included with every pipe jig

- no cheesy knock offs, just plain hard-core pipe jigs, built right! More details below on all 3 diameters and dozens of sizes available in any weight you might want.

Pipe Jigs have been the traditional standby lures for halibut and ling cod in the northwest, Canada and Alaska for about 60 or 70 years. Pipe jigs are frequently used by many of the top charter boat captains to produce fish day in and day out, without all the expense and mess of buying bait day after day.

I have quite a few of these left – but the popular sizes are starting to go fast. When they are gone, that’s all there will be… I will update the list below as items sell out.

All jigs are made with true copper plumbing pipe, Mustad-brand trebles, 250-pound test Berkley swivels and American-made, high-strength, over-sized split rings for extra strength and top lure action. Also the tip is cut at a 45 degree angle to impart more action (and a stronger electrical charge.)

NOTE
“Why go all the way up to 250-pound test on the swivels when the line is 65 or 80 lb test?”
The reason is that these jigs are getting jigged up, then slammed back onto a potentially hard bottom, over and over, all day long. A swivel that starts at 200-pound test at the beginning of the day, with its’ thinner shank, may be only at 50 pound test at days end. The extra toughness and additional wire thickness of the 250-pound test Berkley swivels, while a bit more expensive, give that added safety margin to endure the abuse these jigs get down there in the deep, so you don’t lose that precious catch right at the boat – or lose that lure to a cheap swivel!

1/2" PIPE JIGS

Sizes: 6 1/2 to 18 ounces
Hook: 8/0 size or larger Mustad treble
Depths: From 60 to 180-feet deep with the heavier sizes (16 and 18 ounces) excellent for 130 -180 feet deep.

$15.00 each

3/4" PIPE JIGS
Sizes: 1.75 to 2.75 pounds
Hook: 9/0 or 10/0 Mustad treble hook
Depths: 175 to 300 feet

Great all-around size for most fishing holes throughout Puget Sound, and from Sekui to Admiralty Inlet in the Straits. Also great for the medium depth areas in Canada or Alaska, depending on the depth you will be fishing and how much current the area has. For the holes deeper than around 300 feet or in especially high-current areas, you may want to step up to the 1" diameter jigs below for U.S. waters (most Canadian waters limit you to about 2.2 pounds for lures and weights.)

$20

1" DIAMETER PIPE JIGS

Sizes: 2.5 to 4.75 pounds
Hook: Minimum 10/0 or larger hooks on all 1" diameter pipe jigs
Depths: 300-foot range to 750 or more, depending on currents, etc..
Very, very popular size for Neah Bay, LaPush and Westport, San Juans, or anywhere along Washington’s Pacific coast. Also popular for many of the Alaskan waters. Additionally, some folks also really prefer these to the 3/4" jigs for the 2.5- to-3 1/2-pound ranges too, as it gives the fish a short, fat target to strike and produces very good hook up rates.

$25

Ling and halibut time is quickly approaching…
Get em’ before they are gone!

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