Keitech’s TungstenGuard Spin Jig – In-Fisherman
September 29, 2020
Keitech’s 1/8-ounce Tungsten Guard Spin Jig is a contact heavier than we usually make use of within the flatland reservoirs that we fish in northeastern Kansas. From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, we ply shallow-water lairs from one to about 12 toes of water. However an 1/8-ouncer will play a job for our Midwest finesse colleagues who ply deeper lairs that grace hill-land and highland reservoirs.
The Guard Spin Jig has a teardrop-shaped head. Just like the heads of the Tungsten Tremendous Spherical Jig Head and Tungsten Mono Spin Jig, its head is created from a pure tungsten powder, and three % of it accommodates a mix of a polymer adhesive. The parents of Keitech word that it’s 30-percent smaller and tougher that an 1/8-ounce jig that’s made with lead.
The teardrop-shaped head is five-sixteenths of an inch lengthy and 1 / 4 of an inch huge at its widest spot. It’s fitted on a quantity two Katsuichi jig hook.
The attention of the hook is barely greater than one-eighth of an inch above the highest of the pinnacle. It’s three-sixteenths of an inch from the entrance of the pinnacle and about one-eighth of an inch from the again of the pinnacle.
About one-sixteenth of an inch from the attention of the hook, there’s a tiny font or porthole that accommodates 5 strands of black and durable items of monofilament which are about seven-eighths of an inch lengthy. These 5 strands are hand-glued into the fount.
The shank of the hook and jig’s collar extends from the middle of the again of the pinnacle. The collar is one-quarter of an inch lengthy and one-sixteenth of an inch thick or huge, and on the finish of it, there’s a cone-shaped bait keeper that’s one-sixteenth of an inch lengthy and barely greater than one-sixteenth of an inch huge at its widest spot.
The space from the apex of the hook’s bend to the tip of the jig’s teardrop-shaped head is 1 1/8 inches.
The hole of the hook, which is the gap between the purpose and the shank of the hook, is three-eighths of an inch.
A spider-cut skirt is affixed to the collar of the jig. Based on our counting, this skirt consists of about 35 strands of SR40 silicone. These strands are hand tied to the collar of the jig.
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The skirt has two segments. Certainly one of them is a short-flared skirt that surrounds the again of the jig’s teardrop-shaped head, and these strands of silicone are about nine-sixteenths of an inch lengthy. The second is 1 7/16 inches lengthy, and these strands encompass the shank, bend, and level of the hook. All the strands readily and radically gyrate, undulate, and pulsate.
It’s obtainable in two hues: Darkish Inexperienced Pumpkin and Inexperienced Pumpkin.
It prices $4.29.
- Here’s a hyperlink to KietechUSA’s web site: https://www.keitechusa.com/catalog/guard-spin-tungsten-jigs.html.
- Here’s a hyperlink to our Midwest Finesse gear information about Keitech’s Tungsten Tremendous Spherical Jig: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/keitech-tungsten-super-round-jig-head/375587.
- Right here is the hyperlink to the Midwest Finesse column that explains how Midwest finesse anglers will current the Tungsten Guard Spin Jig to largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and noticed bass: https://www.in-fisherman.com/editorial/six-midwest-finesse-retrieves/153946.