Hogy — Lake Trout

Video: Lake Trout Ice Fishing with Epoxy Jigs on Lake George, NY

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

Hogy fan Kierran Broatch and friends take a road trip to Lake George and catch a pile of Lake Trout using smelt imitating 2.5″ & 3″ SI Epoxy Jigs in Silver and Blue. The fish were holding in deep water and responded well to suspended jigging presentations. Gear List: SI Epoxy Jigs 3/8oz – 5/8oz

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Trophy Lake Trout Ice Fishing

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

In 2012 we learned about a “secret bait” top lake trout guides were using to target TROPHYlake trout through the ice. The technique was first made public when FIELD & STREAM TVfilmed an episode with renowned guide Bernie Keefe in Granby, Colorado. During the filming of THIS EPISODE the host and crew were faced with tough fishing conditions. Show Host Joe Cermele was surprised when Bernie Keefe chose to drop the Hogy® 10inch Jigging Soft Bait down through the ice. Within moments he was hooked up with the first fish of the trip. As the day continued, several other TROPHY LAKE TROUT were caught on film using the Hogy® Jigging Soft Baits....

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Pro Talk: Jigging Shallow for Trophy Lake Trout

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

15 Minutes with: Capt. Ross Gallagher and guide Bernie Keefe http://www.fishingwithbernie.com/ Location: Lake Granby, Colorado Tides: Frozen Tundra. Approach: It’s essential to have a good underwater chart and hand held GPS to locate underwater humps and flats when fishing on the ice. The most productive shallow areas were less than 7 feet deep, within 20 yards of a shore line and had water deeper than 30 feet within close proximity. Lakers bite all day, they are more sensitive to pressure (fishing) then anything else. I like to use a run and gun approach, hit an area hard. If the fish are there we stay...

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Technique: Large Soft Baits for Lake Trout

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Written by Eric “Slappy” Harrison During the summer, my family, like many others, spends an occasional weekend on one of New England’s many large lakes. Like most dedicated anglers, I always bring fishing equipment on these trips and get out early before everyone wakes up to take advantage of the good fishing that these lakes have to offer. A few years ago, instead of another morning of chasing smallmouth bass, I decided to try catching lake trout. After a couple trips, I found that they were easy to target in the summer and fun to catch–establishing a successful pattern let...

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