The author with a solid albie that ate a white, 1-ounce Exo Jig last September.

Albie season is right around the corner, in fact, it’s going to be here sooner than you think! I spent several seasons working in one of Rhode Island’s premier tackle shops and, let me tell you, nothing compares to the hysteria that explodes onto the fishing scene when the albies show up—it’s pure insanity. And nothing flies off the shelves like the epoxy and resin style jigs that everyone throws for these tiny tuna each fall.

The Exo Jig by Game On lures has quickly risen the head of the pack, thanks to their balanced design that casts like a rocket and swims with a lifelike wobble and, of course, because of their ‘Exo Skeleton’ polymer coating that is practically shatter-proof. These jigs can take a beating from rocks and fish and keep on swimming! Rounding out the design is rugged thru-wire construction, 65-pound premium split rings and VMC trebles. It’s easy to see that the Exo Jigs are quality all the way through.

Their performance though, is what will really wow you. Each of the three sizes (.75-ounce, 2.5-inch, 1-ounce, 3-inch and the 1.5-ounce, 4-inch) is consistent in action, swimming with a tight, frantic wiggle when fished just below the surface which is deadly for a wide array of species from exotics like albies and Spanish mackerel, to bluefish and stripers. When the albies get really charged up, the Exo has no trouble kicking into overdrive, these things skip along the surface like a champ. But that’s still not limit of what they’re capable of, these polymer-coated wonder jigs also work great with a vertical presentation for sea bass, scup and fluke.

Game On offers these jigs in seven fishy colors that run the gamut from solid white and silver, to two-tone naturals like electric blue and green mackerel to standout staples like electric chicken and pink. Each Exo Jig is built to a high standard of quality and is adorned with a set of 3D eyes for added realism. They retail right around the same price point as other jigs in their class ($7.99 to $9.99), but their durability has yet to be duplicated. With albie season right around the corner, you might want to place your order now, before the hysteria sets in!




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