Little Fishing Tip Tidbits
Most of the striper fisherman I know spool their reels with 20-25lb test monofilament or 30-50lb braid for some applications. In my humble opinion these smaller diameter lines just do not offer enough abrasion protection so adding a 4 foot length of heavier
The FG knot was one that always looked good to me and I loved the theory behind it working sort of like the old thumb handcuffs where the harder you pulled the tighter they got. The issue I had with it was that tying it was a nightmare,
About two years ago I posted a video on my YouTube channel that was meant to demonstrate the strength of the knot I used to join my braided fishing line to my monofilament leaders. While doing the testing in that video I found that my Power Pro braid was breaking well below it's labeled 30lb test rating and this led me to switching to Sufix
At certain times of the striped bass fishing season the addition of a teaser, or dropper, ahead of your lure can help to improve your score. In the Spring when the first migrating schoolie sized stripers enter the bays to feed upon the slender profile sandeels and spearing, a teaser ahead of your swimming plug is a perfect match for the baits the fish are feeding on.
This rod features nothing but quality components, beautiful graphite blank with plenty of backbone yet sensitive enough to cast the lighter lures the fish were looking for on this trip. Fuji Concept "K Frame" guides designed for use with braided fishing line and make this rod a pleasure to cast
Our fluke size limit during the 2012 fishing season was 19.5 inches which is a VERY nice sized fish, especially for those who prefer to fish inside the Great South Bay. Fluke fisherman want to do whatever they can to give them the best chance at a keeper fish for the dinner table and the following video demonstrates two custom fluke rigs used aboard the Maybe Tonight that produced EXTREMELY well for my anglers in 2012.