Q: I am taking a tip to kayak fish on Panama’s wild west coast and wanted to know what Capt. Mike suggested for catching Roosterfish, Cubera Snapper and Yellowfin Tuna down in those waters? A: There are a lot of different lures Hogy would recommend for these various situations. Let’s break it down by category. Plugs – 60% of your casting will be done with plugs. Topwater poppers and subsurface gliders are dynamite for Roosters, Tuna and a variety of the snapper species. Our Charter Grade Poppers in the large 5.5-inch size will be ideal. The 5.5-inch Slider will be...
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.
Capt. Chris Mozitis of Ocean City, New Jersey takes us through a day on the water chasing Spanish Mackerel outside of Great Egg Harbor Inlet. His go-to lure of choice, the Hogy Epoxy Jig Lure, perfectly imitates the baitfish being swept off the sand bar into the waiting mouths of predators.
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.