Q&A — Offshore

Q&A: Offshore Florida Spreader Bar Trolling

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Q: I’m in Boynton Beach Florida now moves here from Long Island. Would my spreader would my spreader bars and green machines be effective here trolling for tuna and mahi?

A: We’ve had the best success trolling the 30” and 40” squid bars around south Florida. The 6” squids on the lures are a good fit for local Blackfin tuna and Mahi. We normally deploy at least 2 spreader bars, then run two rods with skirted ballyhoo on a Hootie Head. Great spread for trolling at 6-8 knots. 

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

Posted by Hogy Lures Staff on

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...

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