Shore Jigging: Size of the reel VS tension and retrieve

Here is a very common question I encounter in my mail. “Hey Markos I bought the “X” rod and I wonder if it is better to use it with a 4500H or a 5000H reel. What is your suggestion?”  When I start to explain that the 4500 reel, especially in High gear version, has easier
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“No Limits” Custom Spools by Studio Ocean Mark

I believe that there is no other name to fit better these spools! Simply because they give no limits during a strong fight! But this is all? Today we are going to take a closer look on these special “after market” custom spools that really push the durability and quality many levels higher! First of
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When Teeth Meet Metal

I was always fascinated from teeth marks on my lures! No matter if I get the fish or not, a nice scar on my lure was always reminding me the day it got it. Scars on plastic baits are very easy to be done, but on metal jigs, is something very hard to be done
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Shore Jigging: A Split Ring Story!

For sure there are many types of solid and split rings to cover us up! We have already talked about the connections and the right way to synthesize them in order to have the perfect jig action! But are we fine, even if we bought some solids – Splits from a trusted brand. How many
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Shore Jigging: With one or two assist hooks?

  This is one of the most common questions I receive and it is quite normal since when you get an unsuccessful strike, you start to wonder why this happened. And then you believe that if you had two assist hooks instead of one, you might have double chances to get that nasty fish. Well
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Shore Jigging: PG or HG reels?

This is one of the most common questions I encounter mostly and it is normal because speed and power was always another great dilemma the angler had to choose and sacrifice on for the other. Before I say more about this very important chapter on shore jigging, I have to warn you that what you
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Fishing Gear: The Jig Bag

Maybe is something that sounds not very important, but if you ever buy jigs that cost nearly a small fortune, then I’m sure you will show the respect they deserve. But Jig cases are not only for transporting our jigs safely. An entire chapter can be opened here about this very simple but so efficient
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Light game: Ultra light with Jigs

“Shore Jigging”! By hearing the name of the technique, every sensible person imagines screaming drags, robust rods and fish with double-digit kilos to star in the foreground. Yet, shore jigging can be also very light and delicate. How delicate? If I talk to you about PE # 0.6, leader 0.17 – 0.20mm and tiny jigs
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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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