Q&A — Snook

Q&A: Setting the Hook for Tarpon & Snook with Barbarian Jig Heads

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QUESTION: I’ve recently started using the Hogy lures here in S. Florida for Snook and Tarpon. My setup consist of 7in paddle tails and your custom 1oz 10/0 Babarian jig heads. Just a question: I’ve had a lot of hook-ups with Tarpon and Snook where I fish (inlets) but the hook never sets and I lose the fish. As an aside, I get all my Snook and Tarpon on regular jigs with no problems, so I was just curious if your custom hook requires a different technique for solid hook-ups. Seems like it should do the job very well yet...

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Q&A How To Fish Hogy Lures for Snook

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QUESTION: Hey Ross. I live in south Miami live in key largo on weekends. I fish all over due to weather, bugs and tide. Fish beaches creeks mangroves and offshore I have a 23 ft panga marine boat which I built the boat from a bare hull. It’s set up for back country or blue water. . I draw 10 in of water also have trolling motor to get into the trees into the back boggies and it’s also set up for deep water trolling also have a tower to locate birds and bebree in the ocean. I really all...

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Q&A: Nicaragua and Central America Tarpon and Snook Fishing

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QUESTION: I’m Headed to Nicaragua in mid march. Some deep water tarpon in ocean and river snook and rainbow bass. What are your suggestions. - Jen ANSWER: The guidelines and techniques for tarpon and snook fishing around the world are pretty consistent. You will run into a few different scenarios, but the baits and rigging remain consistent. When targeting tarpon holding in deep river systems, you can target them two ways. Surface Presentation: Typically, during early morning and late evening, tarpon will be seen rolling along the waters surface. During this time, using an unweighted presentation is the most effective. Top...

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