Hogy — Tarpon

Pro Tails for Key West Tarpon

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We head back down to Key West to fish with Capt. Aaron Snell, targeting flats tarpon with the new Pro Tail Series. Gear List Rod: Sewell Custom 8' Heavy Tarpon Rod Reel: Shimano TwinPower PG 8k Line: Power Pro 50lb Leader: 50lb Fluorocarbon

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How To Fish Large Swimbaits for Tarpon

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Capt. Ross Gallagher joins Capt. Travis Holeman [www.keywestangling.com] in Key West Florida targeting deepwater tarpon in mid May using oversize Swimbaits and Swimming Jigs. This video covers a number of tips and techniques for targeting tarpon with soft style Skirted Swimbaits. Featured Products: Hogy Swimming Jig Series

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SUP Tarpon Fishing with Hogy Soft Baits

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Report From Hogy Fan Sean Strahio: I was fishing off Satellite Beach, Florida from my Bote Rackham paddleboard. The afternoon storms were quickly approaching and we knew our time would be limited. We netted finger mullet just outside the breakers and slow trolled those around the schools of mullet while casting the 10″ Original Series Bone color Hogy with a 1/2oz Barbarian Jig Head. Five minutes in I got rocked casting along the edges of the mullet. Ended up landing this smaller tarpon about 10-15 minutes later. Follow Salty Roots online www.saltyroots.com

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Pro Talk: Light Tackle Tarpon Tips & Techniques

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15 Minutes With Captain Ross Gallagher www.theintrepidangler.com What we learned…. Location: Inland Florida Rivers, Bridges, Canals and Channels. Tides: Like all tarpon fishing scenarios, a moving tide is generally needed to initiate a strong feeding pattern. It’s common to see fish rolling and splashing during a slack tide, but the bite may be difficult to nonexistent. The same areas should have 1-2 hour windows of active feeding near the start of an incoming or outgoing tide. Approach: Locating concentrations of juvenile tarpon can seem impossible if you don’t know where to start looking. It may be hard to dig up local knowledge, as...

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Pro Talk: Daytime Tarpon Techniques for Deepwater Beaches and Passes

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15 Minutes With Captain Ross Gallagher www.theintrepidangler.com What we learned…. Location: Coastal Florida Beaches and Passes Tides: Tarpon can feed on very specific tide phases depending on location. Generally, the first hour or two of a tide change are the most productive. Waiting out these feeding periods can require a lot of patience, but fishing can be outstanding when the bite turns on. Approach: This technique is best used when large groups of tarpon are present. These fish can be located visually on the surface. It’s hard to miss a large pod of tarpon circling and grey hounding on the surface. Big schools...

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