I make my jigs and was thinking about switching to a different metal besides lead. I know there are alternatives like bismuth and tungsten but do those have the low melting point that lead does? And are they any less toxic than lead?
Troutier Bassier said:I read tin is the Best stuff to make weights with, Its shinyer then lead so it attracts more fish.
davep said:I have used bismuth this year on all my jigs...I dont mold my own, I buy them from a guy in Hawaii. (try an internet search of lead free jigs)..he has fair prices that include shipping...I use vinyl paint instead of powder and they work fine...