Q&A — HDUV Jiggin' Eel

Q&A: Trolling Lures for Freshwater Lake Striper and Hybrid Bass

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QUESTION Hogy, I’ve watched all of your videos on striper fishing in the salt water up in the North East. Thanks for all of the great info you guys provide. I live in Charleston, SC and we have the striper in the lakes down here (as well as the rivers, but they are not large), both hybrid and regular striped bass. In the winter, the shad school up and create large bait balls which makes it easier to target the striper in the lake. Trolling deep diving crank baits have been my consistent producers. Following the birds when the flock...

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Q&A: Best Lures for a Norwegian Fishing Trip

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QUESTION:  I am scheduled to meet my friends for a fishing trip in Norway in August. We will fish the fjords for cod, haddock, pollock, ling cod, herring etc. I need help with rigging, and lures to purchase for my trip. I have limited knowledge of what to purchase. Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks. ANSWER: Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your interest very much.We’ve had a lot of product R&D in Norway over the past few years. You’ll be primarily jigging in deep water (90′-300′) with moderate to heavy current. This requires heavy lures...

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Q&A: Best Grouper Lures for Southwest Florida

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QUESTION: [What are the] best grouper lures? I fish in Southwest Florida that is Marco Island Florida about 15 miles out at 45 to 50 feet. Robert   ANSWER:  Robert, I’m very familiar with the area and have had some great success on shallow water gags and red grouper. I’ll normally fish these on a heavier spinning jig setup with 50lb – 80lb braided line using 50lb – 80lb fluorocarbon leader. All baits are dropped to the bottom and jigged 1-10′ off the bottom. I find they work great while drifting or on anchor. You’ll also find that amberjack, cobia,...

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Q&A: Best Hogy Lures for Bahamian Grouper, Tuna, Kingfish and Wahoo Fishing

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QUESTION: I’ll be headed over to the Bahamas for a few weeks and plan on targeting reef and offshore fishing during my trip, as well as fish in a tournament. What are the best lures to use for grouper, snapper, tuna, kingfish and wahoo? Thanks,Pamela ANSWER: Pamela, We appreciate your business very much. I hope that these baits and tips will get you on the board in your tournament! HDUV Soft Baits and Flounder on Barbarian Jig Heads These baits are excellent when worked near the bottom for snapper and grouper. If you speed up the retrive and work in...

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Q&A: Best Tarpon Lures for Veracruz, Mexico

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QUESTION: I would really appreciate your recommendation on your favorite lures for big tarpon. In Veracruz, we have tarpon from 100 to over 200 Lb. Thanks for your kind answer. Location: 2 miles from the beach in front of a riverDepth: From 40 to 70 ftWater Clarity: Clear water Best regards, Antonio ANSWER: We had a tarpon lure kit (circa 2015) that would have been perfect for targeting these fish near the surface.  Aside from the kit, I would recommend picking up a few 1oz to 3oz Barbarian Jig Heads paired with the 9-inch HDUV Jiggin' Eel in Herring.  The...

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