How-To — Pro Tail Paddle

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: Fishing Long Island, Bahamas with Chris Connelly

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We caught up with Chris Connelly who escapes the cold and the New England off-season with annual trips down to Long Island, Bahamas, not to be confused with New York. Given its remote location, anglers can expect tricky flights and puddle jumpers from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau but it’s all worth it to escape the cold and get on some good fishing. Due to it’s limited accessibility, tackle and gear can be hard to come by but every year, Chris puts together a “Hogy Lure Reef Kit” that includes 1oz Pro Tail Paddles in bone and olive, Heavy Minnow Jigs,...

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How To: Casting to Striped Bass with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Derek Bielitz of the Highlands, New Jersey to discuss casting to striped bass with the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle.   Capt. Derek Bielitz www.bndcharterfishing.com/ Facebook: Fisher Price IV Sportfishing Location: Highlands, New Jersey Launching out of Twin Lights Marina, Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay and New York Bight are some of the common fishing grounds for Highlands anglers like Capt. Derek Bielitz. Located in the northern most part of New Jersey near Sandy Hook, anglers from this region often fish both New Jersey and New York waters. The striped bass tend to hold close...

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How To: Fishing Rhode Island Throughout the Season with Hogy Lure Products

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A complete guide to fishing Rhode Island waters, Chris Connelly of Narragansett takes us through a typical fishing season from early spring to mid fall. Some areas include Newport, Block Island and Narragansett bay where anglers can target species from striped bass to false albacore with common Hogy Lure products such as the heavy minnow jig, the sand eel jig and the epoxy jig lure.

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

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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 Mullet Run is still in full swing along NJ beaches and fishing is just heating up. Abundant finger mullet are pouring out coastal inlets and providing ample storage along the Island Beach State Park. Anglers are having good success imitating finger mullet using the 2oz 5.5" and 6.5" Pro Tail Paddle in Peanut Bunker, Olive, Bone, and Silver. Cruising the beach by vehicle scanning for...

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