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Sand Lance - Needlefish Jigs For Chinook (King) Salmon

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One of these traits is “Matching the Hatch” where the fish will feed on what is hatching and or available at the time. In the Pacific Northwest, a collapse in the Herring abundance has forced the salmon to look for other available forage and that has become mainly the “Sand Lance” or sometimes called here the “Needle Fish”. It is amazing that something so relatively small can become the primary meal for such a large and fast-growing fish.

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Tuna Worm Trolling for Florida Blackfin Tuna

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Tuna Worm Trolling Lure For Blackfin Tuna Fantastic Blackfin Tuna fishing lies just a few miles out past the reef.  Their depth and abundance changes with the seasons, but these basic lure techniques have proven to be effective year-round. Trolling: There’s a wide variety of trolling methods for both Tuna. I’ll cover a technique that uses a lure that can be trolled and casted on offshore spinning tackle. The 7inch 1.75oz Pro Tail Eel really came to shine on a recent tip to Marathon fishing with Two Conch’s Charters on the humps. Blackfin tuna were spread out and finicky. Trolling...

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Perfect Jig For White Seabass

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Using a 3 oz Epoxy Jig tipped with fresh dead squid is irresistible to a hungry seabass. One or two squid pinned on the same point on the treble hook is a nice big profile for one of these giants. A 35 lber could easily slurp the whole offering in milliseconds.

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Best Lures For Fishing In Aruba & Caribbean Islands

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I brought my own gear to the island to target the fishery of the rich inshore and nearshore waters with Laurenz. Over the years, we explored more and more of the island and learned all about the extraordinary, and yet unrecognized, fishery. We used many jig and pop techniques to target both inshore and pelagic species.

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Ten Tips For Casting To Cobia On Manta Rays

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Central Florida Charters Tips for Catching Cobia On Manta Rays Capt. Scott Lum www.centralfloridacharters.com If possible try to approach the ray slowly, positioning the boat parallel to the ray casting across the ray instead of approaching the Ray from behind. It’s easier to make long casts well ahead but in line with the ray and reel your lure fast on the surface until it’s where you want it then drop it down to the fishes level. If you make a bad cast, immediately reel back as fast as you can and recast because the ray could spook and go down....

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