Pro Talk

How To: Jigging for Tuna off of New England with various Hogy Products

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Cory Crochetiere to discuss various bottom jigging and top water casting techniques for targeting both Bluefin Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna with the Hogy Harness Jigs, Hogy Sand Eel Jigs and Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures. Here's what we learned..  Capt. Cory CrochetiereWebsite: www.nyctuna.comInstagram: @sikk_addiktion Targeted Species: Bluefin Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna (late summer)  Location: Capt. Cory is based out of Saugatuck River in Westport, CT. He tries to stay mobile all season long as he is able to trailer his 23 Seacraft. That way, he can stay with the larger bodies of migratory tuna....

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Pro Talk: Casting to Finicky Topwater Albies with the Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Parker Mauck of Westport Fly to discuss casting to finicky topwater albie's with the Hogy Epoxy Jig lures throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Here's what we learned... Capt. Parker Mauck  Capt. Chris KillenbergWebsite: www.westportfly.com Instagram: @westportfly Facebook: Westport Fly Targeted Species: Albies + Bonito Location: Westport, Massachusetts Capt. Parker Mauck and Capt. Chris Killenberg both operate Westport Fly together. Launching via the Westport State Boat Ramp, their fishing grounds range from Rhode Island through Buzzard’s Bay, the Elizabeth Islands, Vineyard Sound and up towards New Bedford and Fairhaven. Since they are both...

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Pro Talk: Casting to Spawning Cobia in the Chesapeake Bay Area

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Nick Lombardi to discuss casting to spawning Cobia in the Chespeake Bay area with the Hogy Pro Tail Eel. Here's what we learned...   Capt. Nick Lombardi Website: www.redbeardcharters.com Instagram: @redbeard.charters Facebook: Red Beard Fishing Targeted Species: Cobia Location: Chesapeake Beach Common in both Virginia and Maryland, if you are licensed in one state, it carries over into the other since they share the same water. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is the most common landmark when it comes to targeting Cobia. The BBT marks the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and...

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Pro Talk: Casting to Topwater Albies around the Cape + Islands

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Nicholas Kathmann to discuss casting to topwater albies with the Epoxy Jig Lure off the Cape + Islands, Rhode Island and New York fisheries. Here's what we learned...  Capt. Nicholas Kathmann Website: www.flyguyfishguide.com Instagram: @flyfishguide Facebook: Fly Guy Fish Guide Targeted Species: Albies + Bonito Location: Bolton, Massachusetts Being from Massachusetts, Capt. Nick has a wide variety of fishing grounds to choose from. When it comes to targeting albies and bonitos, he often launches out of the south cape area and heads towards Buzzard’s Bay, the lower cape and around the...

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Pro Talk: Casting to Striped Bass Throughout the Water Column with the Hogy Heavy Minnow Jig off the Cape

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Amanda Grueter to discuss casting to striped bass throughout the water column with the Hogy Heavy Minnow Jig in Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound and Cape Cod Bay fisheries. Here's what we learned...  Angler Amanda Grueter Amanda Grueter and her husband, Chip, are active anglers and Hogy users. Amanda's biggest joy has been teaching and sharing her fishing and boating passion with her husband who had never boated or fished before meeting Amanda. When it comes to fishing and boating, she is very proud to have helped make him the amazing fisherman and...

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