This video shows how to properly rig and bait a Crab Decoy Jig using live and frozen cigar minnows for bait. Tim explains how to rig decoy jig from loop knot on fluoro to swivel, and a bead on the braided line.
This is a detailed video of how to make your own replacement stinger hooks. This works for both J and circle hooks. The material is 250# (Red) Power Pro braided line tied in a three loop uni on the shank of a 7/0 O'shannesy style hook. Works great for all the grouper/snapper complex, cobia, striped bass and other species
Simply put, HEAVY DUTY popping cork for the Barefoot Jig casts like a bullet, never fouls, and makes the correct sound(s). Even better, the (balanced) Barefoot Jig head will keep the (DOA) shrimp, (Zoom) Superfluke, or any other soft plastic sitting perfectly horizontal under the cork or without a cork. This jig head gives the Superfluke the same action as a gotcha plug but with a black nickel 4/0 single hook.
Time-tested lite line tackle for everything from kings to wahoo. Detailed (up close) video of how to make your own wire tackles - and break off the tag ends without cutting the tag end and leaving sharp ends.
One of My Favorite Baits of all: A Butterfly Beeliner. Day in, day out, will always be one of the best baits to specifically target GROUPER.. not just "bottom fish".
How to Make the Ultimate Beeliner/Triggerfish Tackle
How to make your own "heat shrink tubing stiff rig stinger hooks" EASY!!!
It's all about the Bait! And Presentation!
It's all about the Bait... Whatever is there... is what they're eating. Find the bait, find the fish.
How to butterfly a bait for big game fresh and saltwater fish... grouper, snapper, old drum, catfish, stripers, and more.
How to make the KILLER double tackle for fishing plastic shrimp.
Double Tackle for Drifting, Power Drifting and Casting
Use a dehooker and circle hooks to catch and release striped bass.
How to make your own "Super Sabiki".
How to catch bait on a sabiki rig: sardines, cigar minnows, and Guest of Honor: The Squid! Watch the squid turn red as it hits the bait bucket.
Tools you need to be legal: Dehooker, crimping pliers, needlenose pliers, split ring pliers, a good blade (knife), fingernail clippers, stinger hooks, double barrel crimp sleeves, plastic beads, split rings, jig heads, single strand wire, braided line, fluorocarbon leaders.
250# Braided Line Stinger Hook Construction
J Hook and Circle Hook Snelled Double Tackle