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How to Choose Bass Swim Jigs and Trailers

Pro bass angler Joseph Webster relies on swim jigs to match local forage and work a range of depths while covering water fast. He provides a basic rundown of his go-to jig color and why a flat or vertical flapping trailer excels in dingy or dirty water.


Webster trends more natural around the shad spawn, opting for trailers closely resembling the forage. Jig weight is an essential factor too. He explains why a 3/8-ounce is widely accepted as the best shallow-water option and when to use heavier 1/2- and 3/4-ounce jigs.