Jig Head Colors: Which Color Is Best? Find Out In This Video

By: Tony Acevedo on October 3, 2019
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“If it ain’t chartreuse, it’s no use…”

“If it ain’t red, chances are dead…”

Sure, they have sayings about jig head colors, but are they actually true?

Which color is the best for jig heads?

This video will finally give you an answer.

Enjoy, and if you have any questions about jig head colors, ask us down in the comments!

Choosing Jig Head Color [VIDEO]

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Conclusion

If you’re fishing in clear water, red is a good idea to choose for the jig head color, but if you’re fishing in murkier water, chartreuse is a good idea because it will attract more attention.

What’s your favorite jig head color?

Have any questions about choosing jig heads?

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James Doyel
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If its lead, get outta bed!!! lol I prefer unpainted/silver, black, and red. Never found chartreuse to work well for me as a jig color. I almost always use it as a tail color though.

Steven Free
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I know that I have heard that red is the first color to disappear in the water column but I use mostly red or the new z-man weedless eye jigheads but to me the jighead isnt as important as the bait color considering its so small and not as noticable but what works for some not for others thanks again for all you do😁

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A. Rollins

I disagree. Ask yourself, why do albino prey animals hardly ever grow up into adulthood? White & Glow has produced more fish for me than any other colored jig head out there in recent years, especially fishing glow at night. Glow mimics an injured bait covered with photo plankton. Chartreuse is another excellent color used during daylight hours, because it stands out against other natural baits in the water. Red? Meh!

Enrique De La Garza
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Short shank DOA in black is one my favorites. I’ve had great success.

Alan D Tucker� Jr.
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Hot pink works best for me!

Gary Rankel
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If the eye ain’t big, it ain’t a good jig.