There are a number of choices for anglers when it comes to
terminal tackle. While some of these options might seem rather straight forward
and simple, others look rather detailed and intricate. Of course, all of these
options can end up costing you an arm and a leg; however, what I suggest to as
far as my fishing tackle tips for my inshore readers is a
simple jig head.
Jig heads are usually crafted out of either lead, bismuth or other
metal that is considered a non-pollutant to the environment. You can choose
your jig heads from a number of different sizes, colors and shapes. I tend to
prefer my sizes to be anywhere in between one eighth of an ounce to three
fourths of an ounce. For my hook sizes, I stay with anything between a one and
Keep in mind that when selecting your fishing gear, it is possible for a smaller
hook to catch a surprisingly large fish. That being said, I tend choose the
size of my hooks according to how deep the water is as well as how fast I need
my lure to sink. If you are fishing in shallow water, you will want to select
the lightest jig that you can, particularly if you use a grub tail.