How to repair feathers of squid jig

How to repair feathers of squid jig

Have you had a good fishing life?

This article is about “How to repair feathers of squid jig”

The feathers have important role for squid fishing.(I wrote a article “Consideration on the role of squid jig feathers for squid fishing”.

When squid jig lose feathers,do you throw it away ?

You can repair squid jig feathers easily.Try it.


What you need for repairing squid jig feathers

What you need for repairing squid jig feathers are depending on the kind of squid jig.

But repairing most squid jigs can be done with tool below.

(This time,I repair Draw4 by cultiva)

  • art cutter(or box cutter)
  • tweezers
  • feathers for squid jig(by Nakajima)
  • instant glue
  • squid jig losing feathers


Some use a drill or glue gun.

I introduce easy and cheap way.

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How to repair feathers of squid jig

In this time,he is model for changing.


losing feather one side,He became pitiful.

Let’s make a comeback him.

remove plug with art cutter

First,remove the plug attaching feather to squid jig.
The plug is like below.(it is clear thing in center below picture).

The plug form or color depend on the kind of squid jig.


Remove the plug with art cutter carefully not to break.

You reuse this plug.So remove carefully.

This art cutter is very useful for various handicraft.

To the product above picture in Rakuten global market

(art cutter)➜https://global.rakuten.com/en/store/jetprice/item/x03595/

Put art knife to the plug from the side.Then take it off being careful not to cut down the it.


Like above,take it off little by little.

  • It is firmly sticking.Be careful not to hurt.
  • Do not lever it up.Pull it up little by little. 

When you take plug off,it is like below.


The plug just only hold the squid jig feather.

Cut off the feather to adjust the length

This time,I use the spare feather for squid jig by Nakajima;”feather for squid jig”.

To the product above picture in Rakuten global market

(feather for squid jig)➜https://global.rakuten.com/en/store/aorinetshop/item/10004300/

Sometimes,squid jig lose the plug.At that time,make the plug by yourself.

I use bead for making the plug.

To the product above picture in Rakuten global market

(asist beads)➜https://global.rakuten.com/en/store/aorinetshop/item/10004300/

Then,adjust the feather length or shape.


I recommend that the feather length is shorter than to eye.





Stick the feather with the plug

Insert the feather into the hole of squid jig.


Put on instant glue on the tip of the feather.Insert the feather into the hole of squid jig.

Then,fit in the plug into the hole.

Completion

That is all.


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Summary of “How to repair feathers of squid jig”

This time,I repair the feather of squid jig Draw4 by cultiva.

But,other squid jig often has the same structure.

If you think that squid jig feather is useless,let’s go to the other page about “Consideration on the role of squid jig feathers for squid fishing”.

 

 

Thank you for watching until the end.

I tried to write an article written in Japanese as English.

I am in poor English, but I would like to translate my Japanese articles into English little by little.

People who can not stand up to update can see other pages in Japanese.

Thank you.

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