Jigging is a great fishing method to catch predatory fish, which on the Norfolk Broads consists of perch and pike. Jigging is a mobile way to fish, and if you do it right, you will have a successful session and catch plenty of fish.
If you want to have a crack at jigging for perch and/or pike on the Norfolk Broads you may want to check out the following tips to get you started.
"Jigging set up for the Norfolk Broads"
"Why you need jigging and drop shot gear"
Related reading - Perch fishing
Below are some perch fishing links you may find interesting and/or useful:-
- Bait casting for perch on the Norfolk Broads. If you want to catch big perch from the Norfolk Broads bait casting for them is a great way to go about it, and this post explores and explains how to do it.
- What bait to catch perch from the Norfolk Broads?. If you want to maximise your chances of catching perch from the Norfolk Broads you need to make sure you are using the right bait. This post explores the best perch fishing baits out there that will help you increase your catch rate.
- Float fishing for perch on the Norfolk Broads. Float fishing is a great method for catching perch on the Norfolk Broads, and this post explores and explains the best way to do this.
- The best perch spinning rod. Arguably, you can use any fishing rod to spin or lure fish for perch. If, however, you want to get the most out of lure fishing for perch you need to use the ‘right’ fishing rod, as explored in this post.
- My drop shot set up for perch. Fishing an ultra-light lure using the drop shot technique has become my favourite method to fish for perch in the Norfolk Broads, and it has been very successful. In this post I list the fishing gear I actually use drop shot fishing on the Norfolk Broads.
- Jigging or drop shotting for perch on the Norfolk Broads? Using lures is a great way to catch perch from the Norfolk Broads, but is the drop shot method or jigging method the best? This post explores this.
- Dead baiting for perch on the Norfolk Broads. A killer way to catch large perch from the Norfolk Broads is to use dead bait. Most anglers appreciate dead bait is a great way to catch pike, but not many realise dead bait is also a great way to hook larger perch (Perhaps I shouldn’t mention this!). This article explores how to use dead bait to catch perch.
- Worms and grubs are best lures for perch. I have spent a long long time lure fishing for perch and my experience has shown the best lures to catch perch are artificial worms and plastic grubs, and this is explored in this article.
- Can I use monofilament for drop shotting? All articles and tutorials on drop shot fishing mention using braid, rather than monofilament, as the main reel line. This is fine, but can you actually use monofilament line on the reel for drop shot fishing? All is revealed in this article.
- Advantages of drop shot fishing for perch. Drop shot fishing is, without a shadow of a doubt, the best way to catch perch and there are many advantages associated with drop shot fishing, as explored in this article.
- 3 things to consider when buying a drop shot rod. If you are serious about having a go at drop shot fishing for perch you need to make sure you use the right rod, and before you go and spend your hard earned cash and buy the wrong thing take a look at this article, which gives info on the 3 most important considerations.
Related reading - Pike fishing
Below are some pike fishing links you may find interesting and/or useful:-
- Spinning for summer pike on the Norfolk Broads. Some hints and tips that will help increase your catch rate when spinning for pike on the Norfolk Broads during the summer months.
- Don’t waste your time dead baiting for summer pike on the Norfolk Broads. Dead baiting is a great method for catching pike on the Norfolk Broads, but not during the summer months, as explored in this article.
- Locating pike on the Norfolk Broads. If you want to maximise your chances of catching pike on the Norfolk Broads you have to find them first, and this article will demonstrate how to go about doing this.
- Look after your catch. It is important you return any pike you catch from the Norfolk Broads totally unharmed and in the state you landed it, and the number one priority should be the pike’s welfare. This article looks at caring for pike and making sure they are not damaged during capture.
- Summer pike fishing on the Norfolk Broads. Some hints, tips and tricks to improve your catch rate when fishing for pike on the Norfolk Broads during the summer months.
- Make sure you use the right tackle. The Norfolk Broads holds a good head of pike, many of which are small jacks. The jack pike offer great sport, and even though they aren’t huge you should always make sure you use tackle that is sufficiently strong enough to get them in. Never fish light for pike is a post that explores this.
- Using big lures to catch pike on the Norfolk Broads. Small Lures are a waste of time.If you want to catch pike from the Norfolk Broads you need to use big lures. The small Mepps type spinner baits are a total waste of time, even for the smaller pike. If you want to catch pike, either big or small, you need to use big lures. Using big lures to catch pike on the Norfolk Broads is a post that explores this.
- Having the right fishing rod for pike will make the experience easier and a lot more pleasurable. What is the ideal pike rod for the Norfolk Broads? is an article that explores this and details what attributes the best pike rod has.