I got out on the lake around 2pm. Boat traffic was the usual summer mess so I went way up into a resort cove thats a no wake area to hide out. I threw quite a few cranks and big worms with not much to show. I picked up a brown/purple 1/2oz football jig and still wasnt able to produce much. Out of bordome I was moving from dock to dock and casted the jig into the 20-30 fow right along the front of the docks. Again Im new to the jig scene and normally let it go all the way to the bottom and bounce, drag, or slowly crank it in. However yesterday I tried just letting it go about halfway down the water column and swimming it back. Wow that was definately the ticket. The first one I caught was a dink, so I thought it could just be one out wondering, but the next 9 were all solid keepers.
Question, is there a certain time of year that swimming the jig is a better option, or can it be good all year? Just a trail and error thing?