Q&A — Heavy Minnow Jig

Q&A: Jigging for Seabass off Cuttyunk

Posted by Jamie Costa on

Question:  Hello, I am a huge fan of your lures and I am getting ready to place an order for the upcoming season and I had a few questions. I love jigging for seabass off Cuttyhunk with your jigs. But I lost all my jigs in the rocks last year and I can't remember what size and weight would be best. Can you make a recommendation? Also, can you recommend a rod and reel for that type of action as well? Thanks,Mike Answer: Hi Mike, Thank you for your business and reaching out about this question! I'm sure a lot...

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Q&A: Western Long Island Tackle Suggestions - Sailboat Edition

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Question:  Hi! I have two rods and a sailboat. I want to troll during the day; anchor and jig. I can cast from the bow at anchorage in the early evening. Just for a bit of entertainment! What would you suggest I purchase for around $100 for a basic kit? Answer: Hi Brendan, Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your interest very much! We’re happy to provide some custom suggestions for having fun, catching a few fish on the sail boat. I have two products in mind that will be very simple to use: 1. 2oz Heavy...

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Q&A: Recommended Jigs for Snapper Fishing at the Dry Tortugas

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Question:  Hi! What jigs do you recommend for fishing at the Dry Tortugas in about 200 to 300-feet of water? I'm going in a couple of weeks to target big snapper.  Thanks,Robert  Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your interest very much. I’m happy to provide some suggestions for jigging in the Tortugas. I’ve fished the NE corner several times with my buddy who Captain’s the Sea Trek out of Fort Myers. We’re usually targeting big Muttons, Porgy, African Pompano and Tuna.  Here’s a couple “must have” items that will come in hand on...

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Q&A: Fishing the Cape Cod Canal with Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

QUESTION Hi! I am a Cape Cod Canal striper fisherman with a good array of large plugs, darters, swimmers and savage rubber tails. I am looking for a few epoxy jigs for spring and fall for striper fishing.  It seems some smaller stripers were around in May and October in the canal and I think I need a few epoxy jig to match smaller fish but still handle larger ones, hook wise.  Casting distance also seems important at the canal and most of my big lures are 3oz - 3.75oz. I know I need to balance Epoxy Jig size vs...

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Q&A: Best Lures For East Coast Florida Surf Fishing

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Q: I am planning on surf fishing on the Atlantic Ocean side of Florida and need some new tackle. Could you please recommend some lures that you think would be appropriate for this environment? A: Depending on  your location in FL, your primary beach target species will probably be jacks, snook, ladyfish and mackerel. If you’re headed that way later into the spring, tarpon are a possibility as well. My favorite “catch all” style lure for beach fishing is our smaller Heavy Minnow Jigs in 1/2oz - 3/4oz weights. I fish these on a medium spinning outfit with 20lb braid...

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