Several weeks ago while on the RP, when we slammed the big bft on the flat falls in the middle of the night.. ATD 50, Calstar 770 XXH.. 205 # BFT, 6 min from hookup to landing.. 140 # fish, took longer..
Everyone on the boat was fishing 130# and we lost very few fish to break offs, did have...
I know this has been discussed before.
But, what are your thoughts about using a J hook vs circle hook on the assist hooks for a flat fall ?
I have several that I plan on rigging and am interested on the newest thinking on this for this upcoming season.
I did catch a 205 and a...
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I still have some of them, but have not tied one on in a lot of years.. The last time I used one, we were at Clarion (before the closures).. Cast it out, got a bad backlash.. (doh)... took me a while to clear my line.. at that point the jig was...
For me it's Clipperton been there 6 times.. it can be great or poor... just like any location.. I know that the Royal Polaris has done at least one trip to another location far south of Clipperton.. I just cannot remember the name