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Cape CodHow-To: Hogy Heavy Metal Retrieves #142

How-To: Hogy Heavy Metal Retrieves #142

 Metals come in all shapes and sizes. At Hogy, our lineup is no different. Each lure is designed to have a specific profile and action in the water. Each of our jigs can be cast or jigged. Here’s a...

CastingStriper Baits: Best Butterfish Imitations #120

Striper Baits: Best Butterfish Imitations #120

Schools of baby butterfish often ball up in the fall and provide another food source that fish like bass and albies feed on heavily. Butterfish have a unique broad, round profile that is hard to ...

BonitoStriper Baits: Best Peanut Bunker Imitations #116

Striper Baits: Best Peanut Bunker Imitations #116

You know the fall has either arrived or is imminent when peanut bunker show up. Like the bay anchovy, peanut bunker ball up in great numbers just under the surface. Peanut bunker typically range f...

Cape CodStriper Baits: Best Juvenile Herring Imitation #115

Striper Baits: Best Juvenile Herring Imitation #115

Late summer and fall are the times when these small baitfish make their way out into the big ocean. Juvenile herring get balled up easily, but in my opinion often separate faster than other schoole...

Cape CodThe Best Striper Lures for Shore Fishing #111-S

The Best Striper Lures for Shore Fishing #111-S

At Hogy, we literally make thousands of different shaped and sized lures for fisheries all over the world. Although the vast majority of our lures work for striped bass, we have compiled the list b...

BonitoHow To: New Jersey Fall Run Prep List With Shell E. Caris

How To: New Jersey Fall Run Prep List With Shell E. Caris

The fall run is fast approaching the New Jersey shoreline. We sit down with Shore Catch Guide Shell E. Caris and discuss his prep list for a successful Fall Run. Mullet Run Striped Bass: The Mulle...