How-To — Chesapeake Bay

How To: Trolling for Cobia with the Hogy Perfect Tubes in the Chesapeake Bay

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Damon Williams to discuss trolling for Cobia in the Chesapeake Bay with the Hogy Perfect Tube. Here's what we found out...  Capt. Damon WilliamsWebsite: https://www.chesapeake-bay-outdoors.com/Facebook: Chesapeake Bay OutdoorsInstagram: @chesapeake_bay_outdoors_llc Location: Bay Bridge Tunnel to the Bay Bridge, Chesapeake Bay (Maryland/Virginia) Tides: Cobia don’t have very big swim bladders so they don’t like a lot of water movement because they have a harder time getting around. Because of this, you can catch them the best at the beginning or the end of the current cycle. The time of the day doesn’t matter but...

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How To: Casting and Jigging for Red Drum with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Nick Lombardi to discuss sight casting and jigging for red drum with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle in the Chesapeake Bay. Here's what we found out..  Capt. Nick LombardiWebsite: https://www.redbeardscharters.comFacebook: Redbeard's ChartersInstagram: @redbeard.n Location: Annapolis, Maryland There is no doubt that red fish move around a lot, especially in open water. For anglers that are familiar with the Chesapeake Bay area, it can be predictable but for those that aren’t, it can be a little more difficult. Capt. Nick runs a lot of early season charters out of Annapolis but the...

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How To: Sight Casting to Red Drum with the 7" Hogy Original

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Capt. Steve Mason of the Chesapeake Bay area gives us a run down on his techniques and favorite Hogy lures when sight casting to top water, bull reds on the Eastern shore side of Maryland and Virginia.

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How To: Sight Casting to Topwater Striped Bass with the 10" Hogy Original

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Capt. Kevin Josenhans, of the Chesapeake Bay area, is a Hogy approved guide that specializes in sight casting to 40lb+, post-spawn striped bass on the Susquehanna Flats. In this detailed article, he tells us exactly where and how he catches these monster fish.

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Pro Talk: Sight Fishing Virginia for Summer Cobia

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Tyler Nonn to discuss sight casting for summer cobia with the Hogy HDUV Jiggin' Eels and Paddle Tails in Virginia Coastal Waters and the Chesapeake Bay. Here's what we learned... Capt. Tyler NonnWebsite: www.twcharters.comInstagram: @tidewaterchartersFacebook: Tidewater Charters Location: Chesapeake Bay and Virginia Coastal waters Tides: Both tides produce fish. Unlike winter Florida Keys cobia, Virginia fish generally will travel and show themselves on the surface during any part of the tide cycle. Tide lines and rips created by shoals or any structure subsurface often produce fish on the stronger outgoing tides. Approach: Start down...

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