These are my 4 3/4 inch (1 1/2 oz) divers. The diver is a subsurface plug. It likes current, but is also useful in no current areas. Without current, it will run up to 4 feet deep on a cast. Handles current well too. I have fished them in the canal rips and dropping tide at the breachway. I have also trolled them behind the yak. Again, don't be afraid to bend the lip depending on conditions. Bend the lip up to run deeper with a tighter wiggle, bend down to run shallower with a wider wobble. As shipped, they’ll handle decent current and no current conditions.
I know there are threads here on SOL, and elsewhere on the web, that state you should never touch the lip on a metal lip. While I certainly would not recommend bending the lip on a plug before you swim it, there are times that makes a lot of sense. That is all part of knowing how to effectively use the plugs in your bag. For example, the diver can be used to target a little deeper in the water column that a surface swimmer if you are fishing off a beach with little to no current. Now, you can take that same plug and use it effectively on the outflow at a breachway or fishing other heavy current areas. Conditions of these areas are different, so a little tweaking of the plug may be needed. Simply bending the line tie in this case is not going to do it. Bending the line tie will just cause it to dig a little deeper or run a little shallower, depending on whether you bend the line tie up or down, respectively. With the diver, if I were fishing a beach with very little current, I would likely bend the lip down a little (towards the belly hook) so that the lip would catch a little more water and give it that sexy wiggle. Take the same plug to a heavy current area and you may want to bend the lip up a little (towards the back) so that the lip comes out of the plug a little straighter. The water in this case will catch less of the lip so it will hold the current better (bend the line tie and the plug might roll out in heavy current). With the higher current, the plug will still have that wiggle. Note that with the lip like this the plug will dig a little deeper. This is one of the things I had in my mind as I designed the plug: I would often hit beaches in Rhody, then check out a breachway on the drop. Having a plug like the diver meant that I did not have to carry more plugs just in case I hit a different area. I could make one plug work effectively in a variety of conditions. A little tip from the Jigman plugs amateur staff (bunch of lip bending heretics!).
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