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01/06/2013
Float Fishing
Steelhead
Pink
Jig
Morning
01/06/2013
2
2016

I figured there wouldn't be any steelhead, but mabye some dollies around. With the river being low and clear now, I crossed and walked up a nice boulder and first cast caught a dollie. It was only about 14 inches. I'm using 6lb on a 10'6" 2-8lb. I cast back out again to same spot and bobber went down again, I felt some head shaking then it was off. I fished the entire strech and then one other hole with no other take downs.
I fished for about 1 hour. There was few guys down there but didn't talk to anybody. I pour my own jigs and lost a lot of fish on the mustads (they are the same hook as the Gamaktasu just a lot cheaper). I swithced to the Owner because the point curves in a little. When i check for sharpness on my hooks, I drag it across my fingernail. The owners stiil grab after dragging them through the rocks but the mustads don't. Also, On the powder coat, I bake them at 300 for 30 minutes and the paint doesn't chip. The directions say 350 for 20 minutes, but those will chip fairly quick.


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FishingThePacNW
1/6/2013 3:08:00 PM
Where do you get your jig heads?
the piranha
1/6/2013 4:02:00 PM
The Owners come from Owner in California. They are 2/0 2x heavy model no. is 5316-121. They were $32 for 64hooks. The Mustads come from Jannsnetcraft 2/0 2x heavy model no. 32833bln. they were about $22 dollars for 100. I use them for bass fishin also. I have the 60 degree bend with the the flat eye 3/0 for tubes.
BBlakley
1/7/2013 1:47:00 PM
I fish owner hooks exclusively. I had been a gama guy because the majority of fisherman swear buy them. I lost a lot of fish with gama. Not sure if it was the hook or just inexperience? Maybe both, I was trying different things looking for a better hook up rate. I switched all to Owner. I don't use anything else. Very strong hooks. I broke a matzo 1/8oz jig with 6lb leader on a pink, needles to say I tossed all my Matzuo. Brads Jigs in Aberdeen offers pre poured owners at a very good price. Good selection of jigs too.

Don't think Gamas are bad, just prefer Owner.
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