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Custom Rods For
Jigging For Lake Trout

Jigging for Lake Trout takes a special rod, and our 47-inch long jigging rods match those in use on my boat at Flaming Gorge. They provide greater sensitivity, better visibility of the rod tip, less fatigue, and quicker hook-sets. Rods are IM-6 "progressive" graphite blanks with single foot Fuji Hardloy guides, built on a short section of custom-cut blank to get just the right combination of action, power, and sensitivity required for finesse jig fishing. Equally effective for both open-water/boat fishing as well as ice fishing. Specially made for jigging for big lakers. They're what we use! Both bait casting and spinning reels are available. Bait casters have a straight cork "trigger" grip, and spinning rods have a straight cork round grip. Reel seats are graphite screw-locking. Thread wraps are red. Blanks are a dark green. I build them one at a time,wrapping and finishing them by hand, during the winter months. Price new is $170 plus shipping. Email me for details and questions. (Do not pay before confirming order with me)
Jigging For Lake Trout On Flaming Gorge
Custom Rods For Jigging For Lake Trout

If you like jigging for lake trout you need a fishing rod with the right feel.  These jigging rods are assembled and wrapped by Jim Williams, and are the same ones he personally uses to catch trophy lake trout at Flaming Gorge as well as guiding his clients. "On the boat" rods used daily on Flaming Gorge.

If you are serious about jigging for lake trout then a custom lake trout jigging rod is a must.  They are sensitive enough to feel the slightest of bites, yet strong enough to fight and land lake trout to over 50 pounds quickly and efficiently.