The Science of Jig Trailer Selection

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There are a lot of misconceptions out there regarding jig trailer selection. Some professional anglers believe that bulky trailers fall slower, but is that really true? Dr. Jimmy Liao of Fish Code Studios takes an in-depth look at this theory, pairing compelling underwater footage and interesting science. As it turns out, a jig’s water displacement and action has a lot more influence on its fall rate than many anglers believe.

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