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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.

Video: Topwater Soft Baits For Cumberland River Stripers

This customer submitted video features a scenic backdrop of the Cumberland River where angler Clay McCord targets freshwater striped bass using topwater rigged 10inch Original Series Soft Baits rigged on the Soft Circle Hook. These rivers feature an abundance of large forage including stocked trout and skip jack herring. Rod: GLoois GL2 7′ M Live…

SI Epoxy Jig For SOCAL Yellowtail Hobie Kayak

Pro Talk: SI Epoxy Jigs for San Diego Yellowtail

15 Minutes with: Morgan promnitz Here’s what we learned… Location: Coastal Southern California – San Diego, La Jolla Season: This is an early Spring to early fall pattern, with the height of the action in the middle of summer. Tides: They always have an effect on fishing, but it’s hard to nail down just…

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Video: SOCAL Yellowtail Fishing With Hogy SI Epoxy Surface Jig

Watch as Morgan Promnitz of Hobie Kayak Company sight fishes for free swimming SOCAL Yellowtail using the SI 4oz Epoxy Surface Jig. The SI Epoxy jig offers highly reflective bait fish patterns and finishes while offering a traditional surface jig wobble. Rod: St. Croix Triumph 7′ MH 20-40lb Reel: Diawa Saltist 4500h Line: 50lb Power…


Video: Trolling For Bluefin Tuna with Hogy Lures Harness Jigs

Join Capt. Mike Hogan and Capt. Nat Chalkley as they chase Cape Cod school bluefin tuna in mid June just south of The Claw, around 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. Capt. Mike covers the techniques he likes to use for finding fish in open water, including a brief how-to on rigging and deploying the…

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Video: Casting and Jigging Sand Eel Lures For Striped Bass

Watch Hogy’s Capt. Mike Hogan fish with top guide Sean Ruge of Riptide Charters where they vertical jig and top water cast for large striped bass off Provincetown on Cape Cod. Fishing the area know as the Race, this video shows textbook examples on how to target deep water large fish at slack tide and…


Pro Talk: Sight Fishing Virginia Summer Cobia

15 Minutes with: Capt. Tyler Nonn Here’s what we learned… Location: Chesapeake Bay and Virginia Coastal waters Tides: Both tides produce fish. Unlike winter Florida Keys cobia, Virginia fish generally will travel and show themselves on the surface during any part of the tide cycle. Tide lines and rips created by shoals or any structure…

Christina Weber Tarpon Fishing Intrepid Angler

Pro Talk: Light Tackle Tarpon Tips & Techniques

15 Minutes With Captain Ross Gallagher What we learned….   Location: Inland Florida Rivers, Bridges, Canals and Channels. Tides: Like all tarpon fishing scenarios, a moving tide is generally needed to initiate a strong feeding pattern. It’s common to see fish rolling and splashing during a slack tide, but the bite may be difficult…

Hogy Harness Jig Grouper

Best Jigs For Grouper Fishing

15 Minutes With Captain Ross Gallagher What we learned….   Location: Offshore Gulf Of Mexico Current: Depending on wind and moon phases, offshore current can vary dramatically. Jig weights may need to be adjusted to reach bottom. Approach: Vertical jigging for grouper can be used at any depth. It’s a highly efficient and effective…

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Q&A: How to Fish Hogy Lures for Snook

Capt. Ross Gallagher gives his picks for Hogy softbaits to throw while snook fishing in southern Florida.