Stanford Baits The Missing Link Bladed Swim Jigs are made with "Patent Pending" innovative bladed jig design. They feature built in wire that creates vibration and acts as the ideal weed guard, allowing these baits to get through the toughest and thickest cover. These baits have a hull shaped jig head for ideal swimming presentation. The jig head is designed around 5/0 VMC heavy flipping hook for the best in hook ups and reduced fish losses. It is suggested that this jig be fished on a medium heavy rod with 17-20lb mono, fluoro, braid 50-65lb.