Q&A — Perfect Squid

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: Best Trolling Speed For Perfect Squid Striper

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Q: I just purchased a variety of your plastic trolling squid. I have a 24 ft boat, what is optimal trolling speed or range of speed targeting strippers in LI sound?

A: The best trolling speed for these squids is around 2-3.5knts. They can be trolled a little faster than tube trolling speeds, so it’s a good way to cover ground looking for active fish. It’s also best to work the rod in a jigging motion while on the troll, you can also drop out of gear when fish are marked to drop back the squid and try to get bit.

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