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How To: Deep Drop Soft Baits for Grouper and Snapper

How To: Deep Drop Soft Baits for Grouper and Snapper

We join Capt. Moe and Capt. Eric of Journey South Outfitters in Venice, Louisiana for a few days of offshore fishing. In this segment we deep drop large Hogy Soft Baits for snapper and grouper in 350′ – 600′. Learn how to rig and fish soft baits for deep water species.

Gear List

Rod: 6′ 6″ Shimano H Trevala

Reel: Shimano Torium 20

Line: Powerpro 65lb

Leader: 80lb Fluorocarbon

Lure/Rigging Selection: Hogy 11/0 HD Drop Shot Rig & the 10-inch Hogy Original Series Soft Bait

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