Spro Bucktail Jigs: How To Rig Them & Where To Use Them

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Here’s a fun fact: in World War 2, each soldier in the U.S. Navy got a white bucktail jig and a handline.

Bucktail jigs have been around a long time and they’re proven to catch fish.

Everything from redfish, seatrout, snook, flounder, and tarpon will hit them.

And in this video, I’m going to give you a rundown of the Spro bucktail jigs, including:

  • Where to use them
  • How to rig them
  • And a certain feature I especially like about them when using trailers

Check it out below!

Spro Bucktail Jig Review [VIDEO]

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I typically use bucktails in deeper water around:

  • Docks
  • Pilings
  • Bridges
  • Inlets

That’s not to say I won’t use them on the flats, but I just use them more in deeper water.

And my favorite way to rig them is with a trailer, especially a lure that makes a lot of vibration in the water, like a paddletail.

Which leads us to one of my favorite parts of the Spro bucktail jigs: the keeper.

They have a single wire keeper that does a great job of keeping soft plastics in place, especially Z-Man lures.

Just slide the lure up over the keeper, then pull it back to get it snug on there.

Also, when you rig these jigs with a trailer, that makes the hair flair out even more, which can give it better action under the water.

Conclusion

spro bucktail jig with trailer

Bucktail jigs can catch just about every species of fish.

I prefer to use them in deeper water around structure rigged with a paddletail as a trailer.

You can get the Spro bucktail jigs from our shop here:

Have any questions about these jigs?

Have you used them before?

Let me know down in the comments!

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PETE MEHIEL
8 months ago

Great vid – Thanks. Do you ever rig two of them up like a shad rig (bucktails only).?

John Schnitzer
8 months ago

Can the Z-Man lures be left on the jig at the end of the fishing session or do they need to be removed and stored in packaging like Gulp bait?

NICK IERULLI
9 months ago

Good info. Been doing this for years. Works well. I do recommend a weedless bucktail if working the flats. This technique catches a variety of fish and for some reason, I have been able to avoid those pesky catfish which is great.

MIke
9 months ago

I’ve used them for years and never been disappointed. I would say they are the most universally effective of artificial lures and the spro design as opposed to many others I’ve tried, just seems to attract way more fish. Make sure you use a loop knot for greater action. I’ve even caught Sheepshead with them which normally never go for any artificial bait. Snook and flounder love them. Glad you are encouraging their use.

Antonio De Filippo
9 months ago

So glad I an a member ! Just had my 1 yr anniversary. You guys are doing great!

Antonio De Filippo
9 months ago

I have been using Spros for years and NEVER realized that they have a keeper. Thanks

Darryl Varda
9 months ago

I’m quite new to saltwater fishing, and am wondering what type of retrieve with these buck tail jigs you would recommend in shallower grass flats and in 5-10 ft areas.

Kevin Stephenson
9 months ago
Reply to  Darryl Varda

I have the same question.

Robert Bigelow
9 months ago

I’ve said it before.. And I’ll say it again.. You’re the man Tony. thanks for the video!

Barry Graber
9 months ago

Thanks for another great video. Whenever I want to catch a fish and everything else fails I always have success using this combination hands down my favorite. Also I have to say any color works as long as it is white

John
9 months ago

I would like to know how to retrieve these jigs as well. Please advise.

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