How-To

Pro Talk: Summertime Redfish with Tucker Blythe

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Tucker Blythe to discuss fishing for red fish with the Hogy 7-inch Originals in Charleston, South Carolina. Here's what we found out...  Capt. Tucker BlytheWebsite: Grey Ghost ChartersFacebook: Grey Ghost ChartersYouTube: Tucker Blythe Location: Charleston, SC Tides: It is ideal to fish the tail end of the outgoing tide first thing in the morning, then follow the incoming tide deep into the grass. Approach: Finding redfish during the dog days of summer can be difficult, but targeting mullet schools in certain locations can almost be a guarantee for redfish action. It’s easiest to locate...

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Pro Talk: Cast and Drop to Finicky Sand Eel Fed Tuna

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Michael Hogan, owner and president of Hogy Lure Company, to discuss cast and dropping to finicky bluefin tuna keyed in on sand eels with the Hogy Sand Eel softbait. Here's what we found out...   Capt. Michael HoganWebsite: www.hogylures.comInstagram: @hogyfishingFacebook: Hogy Lures Cast and Drop: In the spring of 2012, Hogy introduced the 7" Sand Eel. While this bait is hugely popular for striper anglers targeting striped bass feeding on sand eels, they are a deadly tuna bait. In recent years, finding a bait small enough to replicate a small sand eel, but...

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Pro Talk: Catching Finicky Summer Inlet Snook

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. John Meskauskas to discuss catching finicky summer inlet snook with the Hogy Sand Eel soft bait. Here's what we found out...  Capt. John Meskauskas Location: Stuart, Florida Tides: Both incoming and outgoing tides are worth fishing. When fishing the inlets, the incoming tide is generally cleaner and relatively free of debris. A strong outgoing tide can be really good as bait is pushed out from the flats, but the water may get choked up with grass making proper presentation a little difficult. Approach: Most of trips start at first light during the...

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Pro Talk: Floating Soft Baits in the Rips with Capt. Terry Nugent

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Terry Nugent to discuss floating soft baits in the Monomoy rips for striped bass with the Hogy 10" Original. Here's what we found out... Capt. Terry NugentWebsite: www.riptidecharters.comInstagram: @riptidecharters Facebook: Riptide Charters Location: Cape Cod Tides: It's best to arrive at the rip when the current speed just hits 0.5 knots and fish the rip through the tide.  Approach: When fishing a rip line, the standard approach is to try and drift the rip rather than stem the tide. It's easier for clients to fight and land fish when they are not fighting the...

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How-To: Amberjack Fishing on Georgia's Snapper Bank

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We spent 15 minute on the phone with Capt. TJ Cheek to discuss fishing for Amberjack on Georgia's Snapper Bank with the 10-inch Hogy Original. Here's what we found out...  Capt. TJ CheekWebsite: www.charterfish.comInstagram: @georgiafishingcompanyFacebook: The Georgia Fishing CompanyYouTube: The Georgia Fishing Company  Location: Snapper Bank, Georgia Tides: Not applicable Approach: 45 Miles off the coast of Georgia, there is a series of breaks and live bottom, commonly referred to as Snapper Bank. These areas are well known to product great catches of amberjack, grouper and snapper. To target these amberjack, you’ll need to find some high profile structure. High profile structure is...

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