Dictionary of Ichthyology  

 

jig = 1) one to several bare hooks attached to a weighted line. The hook(s) may have a lead head (lead molded around the hook) and be dressed with, or have a skirt of, rubber, hair, silicone or plastic. Also called bucktail.

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