Hogy — Sand Eel Jig

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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SAND EEL JIGS FOR OPEN WATER BLUEFIN TUNA

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Capt. Cullen Lundholmwww.capestarcharters.comLocation: Stellwagen Bay off of Provincetown and East of Cape Cod. The tuna have been keyed in on large sand eel bait balls. Look for minimal bird and surface activity in water deeper than 140-feet. Tides: There are pretty big tides right now which is making it more difficult to stay vertical. Heavier jigs are necessary on the higher tides and lighter weight jigs can be used on the smaller tides. Approach: To locate suspended bottom activity, search for any surface signs of activity and work the area closely while monitoring the fish finder for any bait or...

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Sand Lance - Needlefish Jigs For Chinook (King) Salmon

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

One of these traits is “Matching the Hatch” where the fish will feed on what is hatching and or available at the time. In the Pacific Northwest, a collapse in the Herring abundance has forced the salmon to look for other available forage and that has become mainly the “Sand Lance” or sometimes called here the “Needle Fish”. It is amazing that something so relatively small can become the primary meal for such a large and fast-growing fish.

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