jig fishing

The Versatile Flappin' Hog - Are You Getting the Most Out of It?

The Versatile Flappin' Hog - Are You Getting the Most Out of It?

It has many appendages, it has many applications and it has a standing reservation in Brent Ehrler’s boat. We’re talking about the Yamamoto Flappin’ Hog — a multi-faceted soft plastic that the Bassmaster Elite Series pro simply won’t leave home without.

“I believe the Flappin’ Hog is a very overlooked bait,” Ehrler said. “You go to certain places and you clean your boat out and pack what you’re going to use at that lake. The Flappin’ Hog is something that never leaves my boat because it’s something that I always use.

Hawk Talk - Jig Trailers for Early Spring

Hawk Talk - Jig Trailers for Early Spring

Jigs are highly adaptable lures that catch bass all year round.  They can be fished in both stained and clear water conditions, shallow and deep, and in most types of cover. Keeping a selection of jigs and trailers in my makes it easy to best match the conditions I find myself fishing in, but there are two specific jig trailers I rely on heavily during the early spring when the water temperature is still cold.