Weedless Fiberguard Flipping Jig Fishing Simplified. The first thing is that weedless fiberguard jig fishing is a heavy tackle proposition. Most anglers underestimate the strength of rod, reel and line that’s required for weedless flipping jig fishing. There are two kinds of flipping jig shapes, both with fiberguards. First, is a pointy, bullet-nosed shape that’s streamlined and best for snaking through grass cleanly. Second is the Arkey style jig that is boxing glove shaped, but wide and flat. It is best for wood, laydowns, stumps and rocks. A football jig with a fiberguard and heavy wire hook is similar, and best in deep water, but the football shape hangs up more than the others in any kind of cover. Bottom line, if you are hanging up and snagging too much, there may be one or two problems: 1) your rod, reel and line are too light to keep the jig out of trouble and/or 2) you are using an ill-designed jig (not all jigs are designed correctly) or using the wrong head shape for the conditions. Change it. Next, you want to cast into the best possible spot within your reach where, if you had to pick the one single place where a fish could be, that’s the place to lay your jig down. Then you just let the jig drop to the bottom. Then you do absolutely nothing. Most hits will happen in just about how much time it took to read this. If you don’t get bit after waiting and doing nothing for a short while, then you start to drag the jig back to you, but your best chance to have had a hit is already over by the time you start to drag it back. As it moves over clean, empty bottom, chances for a hit are low. As it starts to bang and bumble against debris, chances for a hit go up. Anytime you lose feel of the bottom, slow down and wait until you feel the jig make bottom contact again. Keep in mind, the most important part of a jig is the soft plastic trailer. The trailer is really all the fish wants. If you don’t believe it, try fishing a jig with no trailer, and you won’t do as well. Jig fishing really is that simple. Thanks to Russ Bassdozer ,  be sure and check out bassdozer.com