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03-28-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Iíd avoid the seigler. They are nice reels but...

Iíd avoid the seigler. They are nice reels but canít handle the drag needed to turn bigger bottom fish. They bind up, and crush bearings. I completely destroyed a SG on a big AJ. If looking for a...
03-19-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,665
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

I always keep a small jig on one rod, and the...

I always keep a small jig on one rod, and the rest have 15/20 lb mono with a 50 lb leader connected with a swivel. I always tie a good amount of leaders up before hand so itís easy to just cut and...
03-17-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Lots of really good options out there. Majority...

Lots of really good options out there. Majority will build quality set ups, but Iíve found that the smaller builders with good reputations are better at the art work aspect of rod building (custom...
03-12-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Actually saw a video yesterday of one darting...

Actually saw a video yesterday of one darting around one of the keys bridges in like 10 feet of water. The ocean has no fences
03-11-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

The sufix and momoi are great stuff. I actually...

The sufix and momoi are great stuff. I actually prefer the high catch over the diamond for live bait fishing, the diamond is thicker and stiffer than majority of lines out there.

sufix is great...
03-09-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,510
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

All are tasty, but Iím partial to yellow eyes....

All are tasty, but Iím partial to yellow eyes. They just fry up perfectly every time. I personally couldnít tell the difference between queen and mutton when I had them side by side.
02-26-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

I use the mustad 3x circle hooks. Price is right...

I use the mustad 3x circle hooks. Price is right and they donít break.

Also picked up a couple packs of some new owner reef and rig hooks I saw at the shop. Look like they will be a good option...
02-15-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Lol I donít know about a 14lb mangrove, but most...

Lol I donít know about a 14lb mangrove, but most yellowtail we catch are spitting up oats and chum when you catch them. Itís a messy way to fish, but itís extremely productive.

the sand is for...
02-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Honestly, equal parts chum,sand,and oats is all...

Honestly, equal parts chum,sand,and oats is all you need. I used to go crazy trying all different types of stuff, but it is totally unnecessary.

if youíre not fishing deep, you donít need the...
02-11-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,787
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Like said, reach out to them first. If they donít...

Like said, reach out to them first. If they donít help you out, you can drill a few small holes (carefully, donít hit the blank) into the reel seat and push liquid epoxy into the holes with a...
01-17-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

If youíre anchored and the current isnít ripping,...

If youíre anchored and the current isnít ripping, hook them through the butt. When they get to the bottom, they tend to freak out and swim all over the place. Itís a dinner bell for any bottom fish...
12-27-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,807
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

You can find good deals on the new penn...

You can find good deals on the new penn spinfisher VI, they have upgraded the gears on them to the same gears they use on the slammer (brass i think), so you won't have issues stripping them like the...
12-19-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Iíve used both quite a bit, but have more reels...

Iíve used both quite a bit, but have more reels spoiled up with the 8 strand. The main difference is in the feel, the 4 strand is noticeably rougher in feel, similar to standard power pro while the 8...
11-29-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Fuji kw is what most guys use for jetty sticks,...

Fuji kw is what most guys use for jetty sticks, you can get away with a size 30 for the stripper guide as the guide height of the Fuji kw 30 is equivalent to most size 40 guides.

Titanium is the...
11-06-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Bottom bouncing I use a conventional set up, but...

Bottom bouncing I use a conventional set up, but prefer a spinner for speed jigging. Conventional gear is generally lighter, but like said, you need to with what is comfortable for you!
09-24-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

You canít go wrong with either of them, but I...

You canít go wrong with either of them, but I personally use the 6í6Ē model. The shorter models are shorter to handle heavier jigs. For the depths you mentioned, you will rarely go above 300 gram...
09-24-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Yea, you want to use something that is specific...

Yea, you want to use something that is specific to slow pitch jogging. Here is the one from black hole, https://jignpop.com/black-hole-cape-cod-special-slow-pitch-jigging-rod/. They also have a...
09-24-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Look at the black hole slow pitch rods. Known to...

Look at the black hole slow pitch rods. Known to be one of the strongest blanks out there. I fish one and the strength to weight ratio is impressive. I use it for the usual bottom dwellers around...
09-21-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

The soft plastic binders they sell are awesome...

The soft plastic binders they sell are awesome for keeping packs of hooks organized. I also use small pill bottles for swivels and split shots.
08-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Star drags are definitely easier for new comers....

Star drags are definitely easier for new comers. I troll around down here with speedmasters and tld stars on 20-50 live bait blanks.

i keep saying Iím going to replace them for something new, but...
08-14-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

JeryseyBros said it best. Don't be afraid to cut...

JeryseyBros said it best. Don't be afraid to cut off of your wraps, finish amplifies everything!

Jump on youtube and look up rod building, you'll learn all the basics very quick.

As for...
08-07-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,501
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

I have yet to see an AJ or Almaco that didnít...

I have yet to see an AJ or Almaco that didnít have worms, regardless of size. This is both in the Atlantic and gulf. I still keep a few every year to make dip. Wonder why the jacks down here in south...
08-05-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,859
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

i either buy them locally at crook and crook here...

i either buy them locally at crook and crook here in Miami or order the heavier ones from c and b custom jigs in the panhandle. They use a good quality hook that wonít bend
08-04-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,859
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

Ima big fan of big buck tail jigs with a curly...

Ima big fan of big buck tail jigs with a curly tail plastic or with a ballyhoo. It seems to weed out the smaller fish, but current doesnít always allow them to be fished effectively. The slow pitch...
07-27-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,878
Posted By Yeaaa_Chris

I had the same problem with a bridle and number 4...

I had the same problem with a bridle and number 4 planer for a while, the clips were too big for the small planer and kept prematurely tripping it. Switched out to very small clips and the problem...
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