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Hogy and SI Tackle lures catch big fish all around the world. We’re always adding new stories, tips, tricks and videos to this category. Below, browse by our most recent content, or check out each individual species on the left navigation bar.
Charlotte Harbor Hogy Snook Topwater

Pro Talk: Top Lures For Charlotte Harbor Snook

15 Minutes with: Capt. Webb Thompson Here’s what we learned… Location: Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor Florida Tides: Although I prefer to fish the rising tide, I have found feeding fish at any moving tide. In the lower tide I will often fish the grass flats and sandy holes and as the tide rises will…

Massive Tyler Chesapeake Bay HogyStriper Thumb

Pro Talk: Chesapeake Bay Shallow Water Giant Spring Stripers

  15 Minutes with: Capt. Tyler Nonn Here’s what we learned… Location: Chesapeake Bay Tides: The end of the incoming and beginning of the outgoing seem to be the most productive tides. Lower tide stages fish tend to pull off shallow flats and hang on adjacent ledges and channels. Approach: Approach quietly and use a…

Hogy Lures Epoxy Jig Bontio Rhode Island

Pro Talk: Bay Anchovy – Sand Eel Jigs for Rhode Island Bonito, Albies

  15 Minutes with: Capt. Jim Barr Here’s what we learned… Location: Near shore waters from Sakonnet Point, Rhode Island to Fishers Island, New York. Narragansett Bay, Little Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Southcoast Salt Ponds Tides: Moving water is key, but primarily ebbing tides, however individual preferences vary depending on the location, tide stage, time…


Q&A: Best Ling Cod Lures for Monterey Bay, CA

Team Hogy gives their picks for the best ling cod lures for fishing Monterey Bay, CA.


Q&A: Best Amberjack Lures & Rigs

Capt. Ross Gallagher gives his top choices for Amberjack lures & rigs in depths of 100+ feet.


Pro Talk: Targeting Florida Keys Winter Cobia

15 Minutes with: Capt. Tyler Nonn Here’s what we learned… Location: Florida Keys Tides: When tides start to slow and slack the fish will move up to the surface, investigating and looking for bait. When tides are moving fish will be holding closer to the bottom and generally out of sight. Approach: Look for numbers…

Emerald Isle Adventures Cobia

Pro Talk: Targeting Cobia on the Crystal Coast of NC


Q&A: Setting Up a Shimano Saragossa 20000 for Bluefin Tuna

Capt. Mike Hogan gives his advice on how to set up a Shimano Saragossa 20000 for bluefin tuna.


Q & A: Best Soft Baits For Windy Days Flats Fishing Tarpon

It’s frequent during the month of March and April to have 15-20knot winds, this makes accurately casting large soft baits pretty difficult. What is my best option for reaching and accurately leading these fish?

How To catch South East Florida Beach Tarpon Lures

Pro Talk: Lures For Targeting Tarpon in Open Deep Water

The action and profile of Hogy’s Original Series imitates ballyhoo, needlefish, and small eels that are a favorite for daytime tarpon that are in open water.