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Tightlining is aterm giving to a type of fishing that many seasoned fishermen use when certain circumstances require it. So just what is this tightlining technique? You tie a quarter ounce (or above) jig to the end of your line, without any other fishign tackle, then you cast out as normal letting the bait gently sink to the bottom.

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  • What is tightlining and how do you do it?

  • Made famous by industry luminaries Kevyn Aucoin and Laura Mercier, tightlining is the technique of drawing eyeliner inside the lash line, on the waterline.

  • Why do fish tightline?

  • Allegedly the reason why fish do this is because the water temperature is so cold. So the reason for tightlining is that the fish are all at the bottom of the water resting in a sedentary manner. As you let the bait sink to the bottom and gently bounce it back the bait will bounce close to the fish and may call the fish to action and have a bite.

  • Does tightlining work for crappie fishing?

  • Alot of fisherman say that in the winter months they can use the tightlining technique to catch fish all day, while other fishermen using normal techniques sit down for hours without getting one single bite. Dan Eggertsen is a fellow crappie fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession.

  • How do you use a jig fishing line?

  • You tie a quarter ounce (or above) jig to the end of your line, without any other fishign tackle, then you cast out as normal letting the bait gently sink to the bottom. Once the bait is at the bottom you gently tug the bait back towards you, keeping the line taut and letting it bounce along the bottom as it goes.