Hogy — Jigging

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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Q&A Fishing Tackle Advice - Panama Edition

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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...

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How To: Jigging and Casting for False Albacore with the Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures

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Capt. Tim O'Rourke of Montauk, New York discusses his favorite False Albacore hot spots around Montauk and his go-to, guaranteed-to-work Hogy Lure of choice when jigging or casting.

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How To: Jigging for Spanish Mackerel with the 3.5-inch Hogy Epoxy Jig Lure

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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.

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