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New Jersey Fall Run Prep List With Shell E. Caris

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The fall run is fast approaching the New Jersey shoreline. We sit down with Shore Catch Guide Shell E. Caris and discuss his prep list for a successful Fall Run. Mullet Run Striped Bass: The Mullet Run is still in full swing along NJ beaches and fishing is just heating up. Abundant finger mullet are pouring out coastal inlets and providing ample storage along the Island Beach State Park. Anglers are having good success imitating finger mullet using the 2oz 5.5" and 6.5" Pro Tail Paddle in Peanut Bunker, Olive, Bone, and Silver. Cruising the beach by vehicle scanning for...

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SAND EEL JIGS FOR OPEN WATER BLUEFIN TUNA

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Capt. Cullen Lundholmwww.capestarcharters.comLocation: Stellwagen Bay off of Provincetown and East of Cape Cod. The tuna have been keyed in on large sand eel bait balls. Look for minimal bird and surface activity in water deeper than 140-feet. Tides: There are pretty big tides right now which is making it more difficult to stay vertical. Heavier jigs are necessary on the higher tides and lighter weight jigs can be used on the smaller tides. Approach: To locate suspended bottom activity, search for any surface signs of activity and work the area closely while monitoring the fish finder for any bait or...

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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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