Canals are great when you know fish are likely to be in the area. With such high volumes of water running by your feet each minute, there is endless potential for bait and fish to blow by. The challenge here is how to deal with such fast moving water. If fish are holding deep, which they are in canals 85% of the time, you’ll be require to fish the swing.
"If I Had Just One" with Capt. Mike Hogan
LOCATION: Cape Cod
TARGETED SPECIES: Striped Bass
LURE:Hogy Pro Tail Paddle
COLORS: BONE, GREEN MACK, BLUE HERRING
"I would grab the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle, possibly 4oz or 5oz, in the heaviest of tide stages. I regularly carry white, olive and green."
- PROFILE: This 6.5" Hogy Pro Tail Paddle is the perfect size to match herring, bunker, mackerel and squid with the colors to match.
- WEIGHT: The Hogy Pro Tail Paddles are the heaviest soft baits int heir class, allowing for maximum depth when fishing the swing in heavy current. The paddle kicks in the lightest of currents but won't wash out at peak tides.
- DURABILITY: The virgin plastic is imported from Germany, is extremely durable and will stand up to heavy duty use. The Hogy Pro Tail Paddle features a tuna-grade VMC barbarian jig hook which allows you to put maximum pressure on the fish swimming down tide without fear of a straightened hook.