Fish Species: The Goldblotch Grouper

  The goldblotch grouper along with mottled grouper, have the most streamlined body shape from all groupers. Strong powerful tail indicates the fast nature of this so called “rock fish” that myth wants it to spend the days locked up in a hole. Although most fishing techniques aim in specific fish species, shore jigging can
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Light game: “Smart” tiny assist hook for Ultra Light Deals!

Hey guys! Since this site is also for “lightgamers” here is my first article with a very nice and convenient tip that some of you might find interesting! I’m going to show you how to make a tiny and very effective assist hook for light game and more precisely ultra light shore jigging, or Light
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Spinning: The big minnow!

In this article we will not talk about technical details, but for an artificial lure category that seems to work excellent for the most of us. I’m referring to minnows 17.5 to 20cm which apart from fishing, can be used as defensive weapons! I remember during my first steps in lure fishing, my main options
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Spinning: Single hooks VS treble hooks: The great dilemma!

  Some of you love them, some of you look at them suspicious and some don’t even wanna look at them. The story goes for the single hooks, a more recent “fashion” that even if it appeared before many years, only now started to be more regular on lures straight from the factory and not
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The leader! All you need to know!

It is true that most of us give the proper attention to it only after a big loss. I’m talking about the leader, the line that combines our jig to our braid. The leader is a very critical part of our set and we should give plenty attention when it comes to choose the right
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Shore jigging: Silicon Octopus on the assist hooks! Right or wrong?

As many of you have seen already, I use very often small octopus to dress up my assist hooks. This is a good strategy for fish that are not very active, because the “movie” that they see, is that a small fish is hunting or fighting with a small octopus. Underwater, big predators always try
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Shore Jigging: Uniting the leader, the Jig and the Assist hook

One more common question I get, is about what snap should I suggest about putting on the end of the leader. Snaps have absolutely no place here. No matter if it is a snap lock, or the best snap on the market, eventually it will open, and probably it will do it when you have
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Shore jigging: Types of assist hooks

Another thing that plays a very important role on the rate of succeed catches, is the hook itself. For sure not all hooks are ideal for making assist hooks and there are many types of specialized assist hooks that perform better depending on the circumstances. But let’s get things from start. A hook depending its
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