How-To — Pro Tail Paddle

How To: Casting and Jigging Cobia On Wrecks

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Two top Hogy Pros on their favorite lure fishing techniques for catching cobia off of manta rays, wrecks, ledges, and channels. Learn how to hookup with these pro tips.

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How-To: Fishing Pro Tails for Key West Tarpon

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We head back down to Key West to fish with Capt. Aaron Snell, targeting flats tarpon with the new Pro Tail Series. Gear List Rod: Sewell Custom 8' Heavy Tarpon Rod Reel: Shimano TwinPower PG 8k Line: Power Pro 50lb Leader: 50lb Fluorocarbon

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How-To: The Best Swimbaits for Beach Snook

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We take to the beaches of Captiva Island at night in search of pre-spawn snook using the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle swimbaits. Learn how Capt. Ross likes to swing his swimbaits to target big summer snook. GEAR LIST  Rod: 7' MH Sewell Custom Spin Reel: Shimano Stradic FJ 5000 Line: 20lb Power Pro Leader: 50lb Fluorocarbon

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How-To: Pro Tail Paddles for Cape Cod Stripers

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Capt. Mike Hogan fished with Capt. Terry Nugent on Wednesday May 25th for his first trip on Riptide Charters, and had a phenomenal day catching fish to 45" on topwater in front of Barnstable Harbor and on the jig near Provincetown. OUTFIT Rod: Medium action 7' M St. Croix Rod Reel: Shimano Saragosa 5000 Line: 30lb PowerPro braid Leader: 30lb fluorocarbon leader tied via double uni knot.

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Pro Talk: Heavy Swim Baits for Inlet Snook

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Ross Gallagher, direct of sales at Hogy Lure Company, to discuss fishing for inlet snook in central and south florida inlets and passes with swimming jigs and pro tail paddles. Here's what we found out...  Capt. Ross GallagherThe Intrepid AnglerHogy Lure Company Location: Central and South Florida Inlets and Passes Tides: Either side of the tide is usually good. Depending on your specific location, the outgoing or incoming may be more productive. Either way, fish that are staged around inlets and passes almost always feed on a moving tide. Approach: While trying to generalize...

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