How-To — Sailfish

How To: Fishing Long Island, Bahamas with Chris Connelly

Posted by Jamie Costa on

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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Pro Talk: Ballyhoo Alternative for Sailfish

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Dean Langton of Gulfo Dulce, Costa Rica to discuss Ballyhoo alternatives for Sailfish. Here's what we learned... Capt. Dean LangtonFacebook: Osa Outfitters Location: Gulfo Dulce, Costa Rica Approach: For the most productive trolling, it’s important to focus your efforts in blue water. If you can find areas where temperature breaks, even by 1-2 degrees, it can be a great starting location. Trolling around floatsam or sargasso can be productive as well. Here in Costa Rica, it can be somewhat common to encounters massive schools of spinner dolphins pushing shoals of herring up to...

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