The last twelve months have been somewhat surreal to probably many of us. We have had to deal with the COVID virus, from social distancing, to isolating from others, with almost large group activities cancelled. We have also had to deal with a great deal of political and social unrest in our society. Quite frankly, the news, regardless of what forum you get it from, it pretty depressing most days.
The Slip Bobber Jig really became about from listening to requests from a group of Northern Minnesota Guides that requested a 1/16 oz Jighead with a larger 1/0 hook. This sounds simple enough to make, but when you put the larger hook onto the smaller head, you have the issue of having the eye sticking up further out of the jighead than it should. We were able to source a Mustad hook that has a shorter stem, and fits perfectly with the 1/16 oz size jig; so the Slip Bobber Jig was born.Continue reading