How-To: Sand Eel Soft Baits for Stripers
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Using the Hogy 4.6″ Sand Eels to sight cast big stripers surface feeding in Cape Cod Bay.
- Cast up-current and work the bait as it swings into surface blitz.
- Keep your tip pointed toward the water as you retrieve the bait.
- Pausing will allow the bait to flutter downward, imitating a wounded sand eel.
Location: Cape Cod Bay
Rod: 8′ St. Croix Avid
Reel: Sustain 5000
Line: 40LB Power Pro
Leader: 40lb Seaguar Fluorocarbon Leader
Soft Bait Selection: Hogy 4.6″ Sand Eel
Rigging Selection: Hogy 1/0 Weighted Swim Bait Hook