How-To — Offshore

Capt. Mike's Offshore Tackle Crate & Load Out

Posted by Capt. Michael Hogan on

Here’s a run-down on my “Jig and Pop” Tuna collection. If I can fit it into this mesh crate, I don’t need it. This mesh crate will hold an entire season’s inventory of lures, including multiples of my favorite colors. Yes, this is a new bag and storage method for me this season, but if I were to go back in time for 10 years, I am not missing one lure from a single fish on a single trip. In other words, this is a complete and robust collection. WATCH NOW! Capt. Mike's Offshore Crate Load Out SOFTBAITS THE TUNA...

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Gulf Coast Florida Offshore Head Boats - What Lures To Bring

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Here's our recommendations for long range offshore party boats on the Florida Gulf Coast. Each of these established businesses offer the opportunity for anglers to target deepwater snapper, grouper, cobia, tuna along with numerous other ground fish and pelagic fish. Offshore head boats give the opportunity for anglers to fish far offshore at a fraction of the cost of a private charter. While live and dead bait techniques dominate the rails, a growing number of anglers plan ahead and bring along a selection of jigs, plugs and soft baits to supplement their techniques. Video filmed aboard the Sea Trek fishing...

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How To: Yellowfin Tuna Fishing in the Northeast Canyons

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  Capt. Terry Nugent outlines his favorite 7 rod spread and lure placement for fishing the North East Canyons. This power spread offers a huge bait ball presence and raises fish from a distance! Gear List: Rod: Shimano Terez Stand Up Reel: Shimano TLD 30 Line: 40lb Momoi Boat: Contender 35T

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Big Game Offshore Lures Joe Shute Skirted Heads & Hogy Soft Baits

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Joe Shute Hogy Soft Bait BlueMax Skirted Trolling Lures Blue Max Series: Designed for trolling at 4.5 kts or more. Blue Max series offer a “skirted” presentation. With the weighted Joe Shute Head, the Hogy combo tracks nice and straight, even in heavy seas. Although the BlueMax is rigged similarly to a skirted ballyhoo, the action, well, different. With the long soft tail associated with our Hogy soft plastics, the BlueMax has a deadly action that you really have to see to understand. The bait seemingly vibrates in the water. Field Notes: Whether I am trolling for cold weather bluefin tuna or...

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How-To: Offshore Bluewater Tuna Trolling South of Martha's Vineyard

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Capt. Mike Hogan shares step by step instructions for offshore bluewater tuna trolling with spreader bars south of Martha’s Vineyard. These techniques are excellent for targeting school sized bluefin and yellowfin tuna. Today we fished with the new 40" Flexi-Bar Squid Bars. 

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