Hogy — Swordfish

18-inch Deep Drop Eel Lure for Swordfish

Posted by Capt. Michael Hogan on

4 years in the making, we are proud to introduce the Hogy 18inch Deep Drop Eel for Swordfish, Tuna, Grouper and other deepwater species. Designed with the assistance of  multi-winning tournament angler and South Florida commercial Swordfish Captain, Corey Burlew. Setting Up Your Deep Drop Rod & Reel Captain Corey Burlew shares his method for setting up a daytime deep drop rod and electric reel for swordfishing. Swordfishing with Deep Drop Eels Commercial fishing Capt. Cory Burlew shows us the technique he developed in 2011 for daytime deep dropping large Hogy Soft Baits on his Lindgren Pitman LP-1200 reels as...

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Best Lures for Swordfish Deep Dropping

Posted by Capt. Ross Gallagher on

The popularity of daytime deep dropping for swordfish has exploded over the past 5 years. The development of advanced electric reels, rods and techniques now allow a wide variety of anglers the opportunity to target these deepwater fish during the daylight hours some 1600 feet below the surface. A relatively new, yet proven technique for deep dropping swordfish with soft baits is rapidly reaching new fisheries around the world. A few years ago, commercial swordfish Captain Corey Burlew reached out to us and shared his ‘secret’ daytime technique deep dropping the Hogy 18inch HDUV Original Series, which he would hand stitch...

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Pro Talk: Daytime Deep Drop Swordfish Lures with Corey Burlew

Posted by Hogy Lures Staff on

15 Minutes with Commercial Fisherman Cory Burlew Here’s what we learned... Location: South Florida I fish for just about everything, and found out about your lures a couple of years ago.  Some of my friends were using them for tuna fishing, and I decided to try it swordfishing.  I have had great success with your 18 inch eel, but  have kept this information to myself.   It seems that these days if  you don’t say anything, you don’t get the recognition for using new methods of fishing. Approach: (For fishing along the gulf stream) Current flows to the north, face north and...

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