Trout & Salmon Steelhead Hair Jigs Matt Straw November 28th, 2012 | More From Matt Straw Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Recognize the steelhead hair jigs? Note the snow on the banks. Cold pools. Big rivers. The success of swinging streamers for Great Lakes steelhead led to Gabe Hillebrand’s Swamp Donkey and other hair-jig designs. Rick Hammer has a prior claim. The Swamp Donkey is Rick’s wooden drift boat, one we’ve used to drift rivers for walleyes, bass, and steelhead. Anchoring a drift boat like the Swamp Donkey and swinging jigs like…the Swamp Donkey? Double entendre. Too much fun. Imagine swimming a jig for world-class river bass from the Swamp Donkey. Enter, Gabe’s scoby: Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More Rainbow Trout/Steelhead Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!