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DIY

How To Rig the Hogy Original Series

We've got a special place for the Original Series Soft Bait Eel. It's our favorite topwater style soft plastic for targeting striped bass, false albacore, tarpon, snook, redfish, and tuna.

DIY Bucktail Jig Teasers

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to quickly upgrade your favorite jigs on VMC Bucktail Teaser Hooks.

DIY Circle Hook Rigged Soft Plastics

Simple and easy to rig, this method is a favorite for anglers targeting trophy tarpon, striper, tuna and more!

DIY Flounder Drop Shot Rig

Capt. Ross Gallagher shows us how to quickly rig the Hogy Flounder series on a dropshot rig for targeting stripers, grouper, snapper and more.

DIY Original Drop Shot Rig

Capt. Ross Gallagher shows us how to quickly rig the Hogy Original series on a dropshot rig for targeting stripers, grouper, snapper and more.

DIY Sand Eel Teasers

Shell E. Carris from Shore Catch shares his favorite ways to rig Hogy Soft Sand Eels and SI Tackle Jigs for catching fall Surf Stripers feeding on Sand Eels.

DIY Squidbert Eel

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to quickly create our own Squidbert Eel.

DIY Swordfish Deep Drop Eel

Captain Corey Burlew shows us how to rig the Hogy 18inch Original Series Softbait for Deep Dropping Swordfish.

DIY Ballyhoo Rig

Captain Mike Hogan shows us how to easily pin rig ballyhoo on the Hogy Bluemax Trolling Heads.

DIY Tuna-Rigged EPOXY JIG™ Lures

Captain Mike Hogan shows us how to easily rig tuna-grade EPOXY JIG™ Lures.

DIY Soft Bait Dredge Bar

Hogy Softbaits make deadly dredge baits. Their longitudinal flex is more typical of a swimming baitfish.

DIY Bench Crimp Connections

This bench crimper is suitable for use with 80lb test line up to 300lb test and can be used with both aluminum and copper sleeves.

DIY Spreader Bar Kits

Building a Spreader Bar is pretty easy once you have all the parts and steps. Once you get the hang of it, you should be able to build a bar in about 20 minutes.

DIY Jig Head Rigged Sand Dab Soft Bait

Our largest Flatfish imitator, the 6" Sand Dab is a favorite for anglers targeting trophy gamefish feeding on larger Sand Dabs & Flounder.

DIY Jig Head Rigged Flounder Soft Bait

Our classic Flounder Soft Bait has been a long time favorite for anglers looking to imitate smaller flatfish.

Favorite Tarpon Tackle & Rigging

Capt. Ross Gallagher shares his time tested favorite tackle & knots for targeting large tarpon.

How-To Upgrade Your Jigs

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to quickly upgrade your favorite Epoxy and Metal Jigs.

How-To Choose Protail Paddle Size

How to choose the right size Hogy Pro Tail Paddle Swim Bait in a variety of conditions.

How-To Fish The Tuna Epoxy Jig

Capt. Mike shows us how to present the 4oz Tuna Rigged Epoxy Jig for big Bluefin Tuna covering topwater, midwater and deep water techniques.

How-To Fish Tuna Rigged Sand Eel Jigs

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to utilize the Heavy Offshore Sand Eel Jig for targeting suspended or bottom grubbing tuna.

Striped Bass

Tube and Worm for Stripers

Captain Mike Hogan gives some tips on fishing the Hogy Perfect Tube for striped bass during an early morning tide in Woods Hole on Cape Cod, MA

Sand Eel Stripers

Capt. Mike fishes with top guide Sean Ruge of Riptide Charters where they vertical jig and top water cast for big striped bass off Provincetown, MA.

Surf Stripers

Shell E. Carris from Shore Catch in New Jersey shares his favorite ways to rig Hogy Soft Sand Eels and Diamond Jigs for catching fall surf stripers feeding on sand eels.

Skirted Jigs for Stripers

Capt. Mike and Capt. Nat Chalkley have a successful morning trolling skirted jigs - a perfect target for stripers - just off the rocky bottom of Woods Hole, MA.

Boston Harbor Kayak Bass

Join Eric "Slappy" Harrison for a trip to his secret big bass haunts in Boston Harbor. Using the Hogy Jigging Series Soft Baits and Barbarian Jig Heads, he lands fish up to 47".

Fall Chez Bay Stripers

Capt. Tyler Nonn of Tidewater Charters follows schooling lower Chesapeake Bay stripers using the 7-inch HDUV Jigging Tail - the perfect bait for lower twenty pound class fish.

Chez Bay Topwater Bass

Capt. Tyler Nonn spends a morning chasing schools of big striped bass in lower Chesapeake Bay using topwater rigged Hogy 10" DW Longcast softbaits.

Squid Hungry Stripers

Working areas near rips, Captain Mike Hogan explains tips and techniques for taking advantage of the explosive early season squid fishery in the Northeast.

Winter Chez Bay Stripers

Capt. Tyler Nonn of Tidewater Charters shares his bunker imitation techniques for late fall – early winter stripers in the lower Chesapeake Bay.

How To Rig a Hogy Sand Eel

Follow these quick steps for rigging the Hogy sand eel soft bait sand eel on swimbait hooks. Perfect for topwater or sightly subsurface presentations.

Chez Bay Striper Shallows

Capt. Tyler Nonn spends a morning chasing large schools of big striped bass in the shallows of the lower Chesapeake Bay using topwater rigged Hogy Lures.

Kayak Striper Trolling

Eric "Slappy" Harrison shares his excellent techniques for night time shallow water trolling for trophy striped bass in the waters around Boston Harbor.

Cape Cod Pro Tail Stripers

Capt. Mike Hogan fishes with Capt. Terry Nugent of Riptide Charters catching fish to 45" on topwater in front of Barnstable Harbor and on the jig near Provincetown.

EPOXY JIG™ Striper Techniques

Capt. Mike Hogan fishes with Capt. Terry Nugent while targeting stripers feeding on schools of oceanic herring in Cape Cod Bay using the Hogy EPOXY JIG™.

Sand Eel Jig Surf Stripers

MV local Joe Rogers describes his most effective techniques for catching hungry striped bass at the south side inlets of Martha's Vineyard.

Striper Fishing in the Fog

Capt. Mike and Capt. Terry Nugent of Riptide Charters show us how to locate and catch blitzing bass on SE Barbarian Eels in the fog using Raymarine electronics.

Fishing Rips with EPOXY JIG™ Lures

Captain Mike Hogan and Capt. Shaun Ruge shows us how to properly locate stripers feeding along Monomoy Rips using EPOXY JIG™ Lures.

Leadcore Jigging in the Rips

Capt. Mike Hogan shares his longtime favorite lead core technique - jigging lightly weighted Hogy Originals on Lead Core for Stripers in rips.

Salt Pond Stripers

MV local Joe Rogers heads to the salt ponds of Martha's Vineyard to hunt for offseason striped bass on a mild January afternoon, landing a 32" keeper to finish off the day.

Jigging Rips with Swimbaits

Capt. Mike heads to the Middle Ground Rips with Shaun Ruge of Riptide Charters for a fish packed morning vertically jigging using heavy Pro Tail Paddles.

Vertical Jigging Striper Sand Eel Jigs

Capt. Mike shares a few tips for when you are marking bass and big plumes of sand eels, but can not get them to notice your jigs.

Deepwater Jigging for Stripers

Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Cullen Lundhold of Cape Star Charters heads out to deep water in Cape Cod Bay targeting finicky Stripers feeding on sand eels suspended in 70' - 90' depths.

Swinging the Rips for Stripers

Capt. Mike and Capt. Dave Peros share their tips and techinques for boat and casting placement for best results when the tide is ripping.

Working Soft Baits for Big Stripers

Capt. Cullen of Cape Star Charters takes us out on Cape Cod Bay targeting jumbo stripers surface feeding on large squid and suspended mackerel

Jigging Rips For Striper

Capt. Mike enjoys greasy calm conditions and an excellent topwater and jigging bite, as well as gives a few tips for how to entice a bite when the fish are leader-shy.

Squid Plug Stripers

The Hogy Charter Grade Squid Pug is new to the Hogy 2019 collection. In this video, Capt. Mike shows us the best way to fish the squid plug in the rips on the south side of Cape Cod.

How-To: Rigging The Sand Eel Dancing Diamond Jig.

With the flexible and soft sand eel imitation soft baits, you're almost guaranteed to land finicky stripers that are keyed in on sand eels.

Poppers For Stripers On Squid

Topwater popping for large stripers in Cape Cod Bay using the Charter Grade Poppers. Exciting topwater action in greasy calm conditions.

How To Fish A Rip With Topwaters

Capt. Mike Hogan & Capt. Cullen Lundholm shows us how to properly approach and position a boat for topwater presentations in rips for striped bass.

Casting To Striper On Bunker

Capt. Mike Shares 4 Tips for target finicky striper focusing on large bunker schools on the surface using a variety of techniques.

Tuna

Slow Jigging For Tuna

Capt. Mike Hogan shares his favorite technique for slow jigging bluefin tuna feeding on sand eels using the Hogy Harness Jig and UV Speed Tails.

Trolling for Tuna south of Cape Cod

Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Nat Chalkley chase school bluefin tuna in mid June just south of The Claw, around 15 miles south of Marthas Vineyard.

Trolling for Tuna with Flexi-Bars

Learn how Capt. Mike Hogan likes to deploy and troll his Hogy Squid Bulb Flexi-Bars in the productive bluefin tuna grounds south of Martha's Vineyard, MA.

Trolling for Bluefin with Bluemax

The Blue Max, a creation by Hogy Lures, incorporates legendary Capt. Joe Shute’s trolling head specifically rigged for both soft plastics and ballyhoo.

South of the Vineyard Trolling

Capt. Mike Hogan shares step by step instructions for offshore blue water tuna trolling with Hogy Flexi-Bar spreader bars south of Martha's Vineyard, MA.

Light Tackle Tuna Trolling

Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Cullen Lundholm deploy a light tackle spread of Harness Jigs on spinning tackle for Bluefin tuna.

7-Rod Canyon Tuna Spread

Capt. Terry Nugent outlines his favorite 7 rod spread and lure placement for fishing the North East Canyons. This spread offers a huge bait ball, raising fish from a distance!

South of Martha's Vineyard Tuna

Capt. Terry Nugent outlines his favorite spread for targeting Bluefin Tuna keyed in on large sand eels and half beaks.

Swimbait Bluefin Casting

Capt. Mike Hogan takes the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle 40 miles south of Cape Cod to cast at topwater bluefin tuna.

Troll Scan Tuna

Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Cullen Lundholm deploy a light tackle spread of Harness Jigs on spinning tackle for Bluefin tuna.

Butterfish Swimbait Tuna Casting

Capt. Mike Hogan shows how to fool finicky bluefin tuna keyed in on small butterfish using the 4oz and 5oz Protail Paddles with oversized eyes and blue UV light refraction.

Topwater EPOXY JIG™ Yellowfin

The Hogy team heads to Venice Louisiana to fish with Journey South Outfitters, heading offshore in search of Yellowfin and Blackfin tuna on casting jigs.

Small Boat No Outrigger Spread

Capt. Mike explains his favorite spread for smaller boats without outriggers using the Pocket Splasher Bird Bars -- great for creating surface commotion.

Casting to Scattered Tuna

Capt. Mike Hogan and the Salty Cape crew head south of the Vineyard in search of offshore life, finding yellowfin on top for their first tuna of the season.

Stickbait Tuna

Capt. Terry Nugent of Riptide Charters targets bluefin tuna on spinning gear using the Hogy Slider, hooking up with a 200+ pound fish in early September 2018.

Stickbait Tuna

Capt. Cullen Lundholm & Capt. Mike Hogan show us how to get below the birds and target large surface feeding tuna using the 6oz Charter Grade Slider.

Tarpon

Inlet Tarpon

Capt. Travis Holeman shares his secret techniques for deepwater beach tarpon using Hogy HDUV Eel Tails and Barbarian Jig Heads while fishing in the Lower Keys.

Jigging for Tarpon

Carter Andrews and Ross Gallagher go night fishing for tarpon in Southwest Florida near Sanibel Island, Captiva and the infamous Boca Grande Pass.

Flats Tarpon

We can't resist these late spring tarpon. Here's some great video from this year's June trip. Big tarpon hop all over these soft baits, it's unreal.

Lagoon Tarpon

Targeting juvenile tarpon can be rewarding and tricky. Captain Ross Gallagher shares his favorite techniques for catching those finicky baby tarpon.

Tarpon Swimbaits

We join Capt. Travis Holeman in Key West and learn his favorite methods for presenting oversized swim baits to schooling tarpon in deepwater.

Florida Keys Flats Tarpon

Captain Mike Hogan and Capt. Aaron Snell head along the pristine flats along Key West in search of shallow water tarpon running channel edges.

Charleston Tarpon

Capt. Tucker Blythe shows us how to catch big South Carolina Tarpon on the flats during the mullet run using large soft baits like the Hogy 14″ Original Series.

Deepwater Beach Tarpon

We join Captain Travis Holeman for some exciting tarpon action burning heavy jigs across migrating schools of spawning tarpon in deep water.

Miami Tarpon

Hogy staff join infamous Miami tarpon guide Capt. Russell Kleppinger targeting winter hold over tarpon using the SE Barbarian Jigs + HDUV Eel Tails.

Pro Tails for Key West Tarpon

We head back down to Key West to fish with Capt. Aaron Snell, targeting flats tarpon with the new Pro Tail Series.

Land Based Tarpon Fishing

Capt. James Clark hooks into a nice land based tarpon on a Hogy Pro Tail Swim Bait in Southwest Florida.

Shrimp Run Winter Tarpon

It's late winter and we head to downtown Miami to target night time tarpon along bridges during the winter shrimp run.

Micro Bait Tarpon

The baitfish fry hatch is in full swing as we venture into the Caloosahatchee River for Mid-Summer tarpon fishing.

Mullett Run Tarpon

We head out with Capt. Chris Britton from Grey Ghost Charters in search of fall tarpon action in the mullet schools.

Minnow Run Tarpon

We head out with Chris Britton of Grey Ghost Charters as Red Minnow schools have piled up along the beach, with numerous tarpon close behind.

Everglades Tarpon Fishing

We head deep into the Florida Everglades in search of early season Tarpon action along the shallow bays of Everglades National Park.

Tarpon Fishing Shallow Flats & Bays

Capt. Ross Gallagher gives tips and tricks for targeting tarpon in super shallow, clear waters of south Florida.

Tarpon Fishing Inland Channels

Capt. Ross Gallagher explains how these backwater highways provide some of the most consistent fishing opportunities during the tarpon migration.

Tarpon Fishing Bridges

Capt. Ross explains how bridges are one of the easiest areas to find and target tarpon, but also offer a complex set of challenges for consistent success.

Fishing The Gulf Coast Migration

Capt. Ross explains how to fish the tarpon migration in the gulf during the early arrival of schools from the Florida Keys and Everglades in early to mid-April.

Tarpon Fishing The Minnow Run

Capt. Ross explains proper techniques for fishing the minnow run, one of several baitfish fry hatches that occur along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.

Tarpon Fishing The Mullet Run

Capt. Ross gives tips for fishing the mullet run once it begins in early fall after the summer heat begins to break.

Fishing Inlets & Passes

Inlets and passes offer the perfect combination of forage, current and structure between the ocean and inland waterways, making them great for targeting tarpon.

Tarpon Fishing Canals & Basins

Juvenile tarpon use these protected canals and basins for several years before moving offshore to join the main tarpon migration. Here's how to fish them.

Tarpon Trolling Techniques

Trolling for tarpon is relatively uncommon outside of the northern Gulf of Mexico, but can be very effective at locating scattered fish in open water.

Tarpon Fishing The Palolo Worm Hatch

Many have heard of the biblical tarpon fishing that occurs on a Palolo worm hatch in the Lower Florida Keys. Capt. Ross gives his insight into how to fish it.

Landbased Tarpon Fishing The Minnow Run

Capt. Ross heads over to Jensen Beach to target land-based tarpon on Pro Tail Paddles during the minnow run migration.

Albies & Bonito

EPOXY JIG™ Albies

Capt. Mike Hogan joins Capt. Shaun Ruge to cover step by step instructions for targeting Albies on small metal and EPOXY JIG™ Lures.

Montauk Albies on EPOXY JIG™ Lures

Capt. Mike Hogan makes the trip out to Montauk to partake in excellent fall run false albacore fishing using EPOXY JIG™ Lures.

Bonito Casting & Trolling

Captains Mike Hogan, Shaun Ruge, and Terry Nugent dial in on the hot albie bite off Cape Cod, MA using the deadly EPOXY JIG™ lure.

Surf Fishing Albies

MV locals Joe Rogers and Phoenix Russell hit the beaches of Martha's Vineyard to target false albacore from shore.

Soft Bait Albies

In this classic Hogy video, Capt. Mike shares his favorite soft bait retrieves for albie fishing off of Cape Cod, MA.

Topwater Bonito

We join Buzzards Bay Outfitters in search of bonito on a pre-work trip in mid-August, finding topwater feeds and big bluefish along the way.

NY Surf Albies

John Skinner fishing from the beach for false albacore with Hogy Heavy Minnow lures as the albies feed on bay anchovies.

Late Fall Albies

On a beautiful mid-September day, we join Capt. Jamie Simmons of Buzzards Bay Outfitters for one of the season's best days of albie fishing.

Peanut Bunker Jigs for NY Surf Albies

Author John Skinner shares his techniques for surf fishing for false albacore on a rocky shoreline using a Hogy Peanut Bunker Jig.

Casting To Striper On Bunker

Capt. Mike Shares 4 Tips for target finicky Albies focusing on peanut bunker schools on the surface using a variety of techniques.

Groundfish

Squinnow Sea Bass & Porgy

Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Shaun Ruge enjoy quick Sea Bass and Scup action on Cape Cod jigging the SI Squinnow Jig on shallow water boulders.

Stellwagen Cod Jigging

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to drop shot Original Series Soft Baits for Codfish on Stellwagen Bank.

Squinnow Snapper Jigging

Capt. Ross Gallagher shows us how to jig for snapper on shallow water artificial reefs in Southwest Florida.

Heavy Minnow Jigging for Sea Bass

Capt. Mike Hogan enjoys quick action on Cape Cod jigging the SI Heavy Minnow Jigs for deepwater Sea Bass and Blues.

Drop Shot Snapper Fishing

We join Capt. Moe and Capt. Eric of Journey South Outfitters in Venice, Louisiana for a few days of offshore grouper and snapper fishing.

Double Drop Shot Codfish

Capt. Mike Hogan shows us how to fish the double drop shot HDUV Soft Baits for Codfish off Cape Cod, MA.

Diamond Jigs for Summertime Cod

Capt. Mike Hogan and John Burns head to the Regal Sword in early August in search of a summertime cod bite after taking a quick look for bluefin tuna.

Patch Reef Mutton Snapper

Capt. Ross Gallagher shares his technqiues for shallow water jigging Mutton Snapper out of Marathon, FL.

Pitching Pots for Triple Tail

It's tripletail season and we head off the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva Island in search of these prehistoric pelagics on floating structure.

Fishing Artificial Public Reefs

In this short how-to video, we cover basics for using small metal jigging lures for a variety of species on public artificial reefs.

Dry Tortuga Party Boat Wreck Fishing

In this clip, we use a slow jigging technique to target African Pompano suspended mid-water column over deepwater wrecks.

How To Catch Tautog in Buzzards Bay

Capt. Mike shows us how to catch tautog in Buzzards Bay using the Hogy Utility Rig and cut green crabs.

Rock Pile Sea Bass Jigging

Targeting seabass on shallow rock piles using the Herring Jig on light tackle jigging outfits. Learn how to choose the right size and weight in varying conditions and current.

How-To: Mackerel Fishing Cape Cod Bay

Easy instructions on how to target Mackerel using the Hogy Diesel Mack Sabiki Rig. Best way to catch your own fresh live bait for striper & tuna fishing on Cape Cod.

Plan B: No Tuna Cod Fishing

Capt. Mike and the Salty Crew head out to Coxes Ledge, a well-known cod fishing spot, south of Martha's Vineyard. When tuna fishing fails, cod fishing is a good back up as these fish are easy and fun to catch!