Hogy — Casting

How To: Casting to Tarpon with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle in lagoons of Puerto Rico

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We spent 15-minutes on the phone with Capt. Tim Bowman to discuss sight casting and blind casting to rolling and feeding Tarpon with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle in the lagoons of Puerto Rico. Here's what we found out...  Capt. Tim BowmanWebsite: https://www.chasingtarponpr.com/ Facebook: Chasing Tarpon Instagram: @chasingtarponpr Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Despite living 30 minutes away from the marina (sometimes an hour with Puerto Rican traffic), Capt. Tim doesn’t mind the winding trek from the mountains to the beaches. Located right next to the international airport are three big lagoons. The biggest one, San Jose, is roughly 3-miles long but...

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How To: Casting and Jigging for Red Drum with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Nick Lombardi to discuss sight casting and jigging for red drum with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle in the Chesapeake Bay. Here's what we found out..  Capt. Nick LombardiWebsite: https://www.redbeardscharters.comFacebook: Redbeard's ChartersInstagram: @redbeard.n Location: Annapolis, Maryland There is no doubt that red fish move around a lot, especially in open water. For anglers that are familiar with the Chesapeake Bay area, it can be predictable but for those that aren’t, it can be a little more difficult. Capt. Nick runs a lot of early season charters out of Annapolis but the...

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How To: Fishing Long Island, Bahamas with Chris Connelly

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We caught up with Chris Connelly who escapes the cold and the New England off-season with annual trips down to Long Island, Bahamas, not to be confused with New York. Given its remote location, anglers can expect tricky flights and puddle jumpers from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau but it’s all worth it to escape the cold and get on some good fishing. Due to it’s limited accessibility, tackle and gear can be hard to come by but every year, Chris puts together a “Hogy Lure Reef Kit” that includes 1oz Pro Tail Paddles in bone and olive, Heavy Minnow Jigs,...

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How To: Casting to Blitzing Striped Bass with the Hogy Sand Eel Jig off of New Jersey

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Gene Quigley to discuss casting to top water striped bass off the coast of New Jersey with the 70g Hogy Sand Eel Jig in Pink.

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How To: Blind Casting to Snook in the Everglades with the Hogy Original

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Joshua Checkeroski to discuss blind casting to back country Snook with the Hogy Original in the Florida everglades. Here's what we found out..   Capt. Joshua Checkeroski Website: www.mooncastanglers.com Instagram: @checkers_j Location: Florida Keys and Everglades The Florida Keys make up 180-miles of land and sea, which makes for a very large fishing area. Most anglers we’ve talked to stick to one or two islands, most commonly those closest to their homes or their launch spots. But the fishing remains the same, with tarpon and Snook darting between backcountry waters and sandy shores. Although Capt....

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