or 1/16 oz jig with #2 hook:
Caught bass just fine!
Sorry for the long dissertation, but pictures speak volumes and photos and YouTube videos are where I get many ideas. In any case many things to consider trying. They work three out of four seasons and maybe under the ice (haven't tried the mini-stick wacky rigged ice fishing).
One thing should be evident: stick style baits can come in different sizes and body shapes, but all have one thing in common:
no curl tail or shad tail. Lure action happens at the slowest retrieve and even under a float.