Hogy — Bonito & Albies

How To: Fishing Rhode Island Throughout the Season with Hogy Lure Products

Posted by Jamie Costa on

A complete guide to fishing Rhode Island waters, Chris Connelly of Narragansett takes us through a typical fishing season from early spring to mid fall. Some areas include Newport, Block Island and Narragansett bay where anglers can target species from striped bass to false albacore with common Hogy Lure products such as the heavy minnow jig, the sand eel jig and the epoxy jig lure.

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New Jersey Fall Run Prep List With Shell E. Caris

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

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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Casting & Trolling for Atlantic Bonito

Posted by Hogy Lures Staff on

In this video, Captains Mike Hogan, Shaun Ruge, and Terry Nugent dial in on the hot albie bite off Cape Cod, MA using the deadly SI Epoxy Jig.   Gear List: Rod: 8' St. Croix Medium Heavy Avid Series Reel: Shimano Saragosa 5k Line: 20lb Power Pro Leader: 30lb Fluorocarbon

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Pro Talk: Casting Soft Baits for False Albacore

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

15 Minutes with Capt. Jim Barr www.SkinnyWaterChartersRI.com Here’s what we learned… Location: Near shore waters from Sakonnet Point, Rhode Island to Fishers Island, New York. Tides: Moving water helps but is not key, but primarily ebbing tides, however individual preferences vary depending on the location, tide stage, time of day and moon stage. Approach: Locating fish is primarily visual in this fishery, however good searching baits can be where no fish are evident. Looking for signs of breaking fish, surface bird activity and using sonar to mark fish and bait pods makes quick work in getting a bite. Bait Selection: 7” Hogy Original in...

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Pro Talk: Bay Anchovy Sand Eel Jigs for Rhode Island Bonito & Albies

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

15 Minutes with: Capt. Jim Barr www.SkinnyWaterChartersRI.com Here’s what we learned… Location: Near shore waters from Sakonnet Point, Rhode Island to Fishers Island, New York. Narragansett Bay, Little Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Southcoast Salt Ponds Tides: Moving water is key, but primarily ebbing tides, however individual preferences vary depending on the location, tide stage, time of day and moon stage. Approach: Locating fish is primarily visual in this fishery. Looking for signs of breaking fish, surface bird activity and using sonar to mark fish and bait pods. Bait Selection: SI Epoxy Jigs Why this bait? Half of my charters are fly fishing where matching the bait...

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