Lures find success deep in the snags

Rod Mackenzie with a Murray cod dragged from a labyrinth of twisted timber using a weedless jig head.

Rod Mackenzie with a Murray cod dragged from a labyrinth of twisted timber using a weedless jig head.

WEEDLESS jig heads are certainly not new to the fishing scene, but modern materials and angling expertise have taken these lures to a new level. 

The combination of large soft plastics and a spinning blade has created a lure that can be fished successfully in locations normally deemed all but unfishable with standard lures.

As cod fishing goes, anglers casting lures at timber along the Murray and its adjoining rivers really only reach the very ends and partial gaps of any large fallen snag. 

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