If you bent the housing you will probably have to post some pictures so we can see the damage. This is not good.
Start with, just which jet was stuck? Or is it still stuck? The idle or the main jet? It sounded to me like the idle jet because you said you were using a screw driver.
Then again the idles mix screw is made of steel and this may be more prone to being stuck. But all of the jets can be stuck at different times.
Going slow, not hurrying. Using Heat and a good corrosion attacker, Kroil is the best in my book but there are others.
Never memorize something you can look up.