Dental floss assist line.

Bought some jigs recently and didnt expect them to come with assist hooks, what a bonus they did.... now what eva i hook can floss its teeth and not worry about making it to the boat.

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 is that a powerjig? i bought

Thu, 2011-09-22 14:15

 is that a powerjig? i bought some of those assist hooks. i guess we'll see how they go on the weekend

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looks like a shimano

Thu, 2011-09-22 14:17

looks like a shimano butterfly jig?

 

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shimano.... and yeah picture

Thu, 2011-09-22 14:19

shimano.... and yeah picture showed no hooks, they came with these, the split rings seem a bit soft also, will use em untill i lose a jig/fish then upgrade.

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They seem to be fine mate.

Thu, 2011-09-22 15:54

They seem to be fine mate. I know Lloyd has been using them exactly how they come rigged for months now and never has a problem. I think it makes them great value.

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Cheers Brodywas looking for

Thu, 2011-09-22 16:09

Cheers Brody

was looking for some input from someone who has actually used em.

they look sketchy but was willing to give em a shot, the whirligigs look good think another order is on the cards. trial run tomorrow!

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Yup...

Thu, 2011-09-22 16:28

There fine mate as Brody said I have been using the Shimano Butterfly jigs for a while now and can't fault the assist hooks when used with the correct tackle....

Here - http://fishwrecked.com/forum/butterfly-jig-session

Cheers

Lloyd

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I'd dare say

Thu, 2011-09-22 16:31

that the cord is rated at to at least 120lb strength so I wouldn't worry.

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Cheers, running 15lb on a

Thu, 2011-09-22 16:56

Cheers, running 15lb on a 2500 reel and 1-3 jig stick so i figure im in the ball park. Now i just need to find the fish.

 

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 Whitey used these shimano

Thu, 2011-09-22 23:42

 Whitey used these shimano assist and he loved them.

 Guess that should be oK. USed one before and like the sharpness of the hook. 

 

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They work a treat, another

Fri, 2011-09-23 22:00

They work a treat, another order is on the cards hope the dollar doesnt drop to much more.

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