Recent content by ksong

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    Vertical Jigging Winter King Salmon

    I made a few trips to Kodiak Island mainly for king salmon jigging. Luhr Jensen style slim jigs in 4 - 5 oz worked best.
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    icy Bay Lodge trip in 2021

    Ken, one group wants June 27 - July 3 trip. I put you in July 4 - 10 trip.
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    icy Bay Lodge trip in 2021

    I got it. I put you on July 4 - 10 trip.
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    icy Bay Lodge trip in 2021

    I reserved two trips June 27 - July3 July 4 - July 10. Those dates are the prime dates. If you want to catch huge halibut, ling cod or yloweye rockfish on light jigs in shallow water, this trip is for you.
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    SPJ and other Japanese style jigging techniques in SoCal

    Black Hole Cape Cod Slow Pitch rods are for bigger fish like yellowtail, grouper, big snapper or small tuna. If you want to catch smaller fish, I can recommend Black Hole Tai Special rods. The blank weighs only 1.4 oz and the complete rod weighs 3.8 oz. However, we caught bigger fish with the...
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    Icy Bay Lodge 07/12/20

    I have tuna trip to Puerto Vallarta in Dec too. But I doubt we can go due to corona virus.
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    SPJ and other Japanese style jigging techniques in SoCal

    Try ultra light or light inshore rods for smaller fish.
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    high sticking and catches

    Here is a video of fighting 100 lb tuna using light Black Hole Cape Cod Slow Pitch rod. We use JM PE8 reel filled with 80 lb JB Hollow line. We wanted to test the rod strength. He landed the tuna with 15 minutes using 25 plus lb drag.
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    Icy Bay Lodge 07/12/20

    Ken, glad you made the trip. I couldn't go due to corona virus situation. I hope we fish there together next year,
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    high sticking and catches

    For the guy using 450g rod, 130 lb braid and 180 lb leader line used on JM PE8 reel. Upto 40 lb drag was used. Fighting time was 35 - 40 minutes to land 80' giant. This video is not by the angler in the picture, but he used the same setup.
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    high sticking and catches

    - Black Hole Cape Cod 450g rod - Black Hole Cape Cod 250g rod - Black Hole Cape Cod 150g rod
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    monster tarpon using 12' Black Hole Striped Bass Special surf rod in Florida

    Mike Basnite's monster tarpon using 12 Black Hole Striped Bass Special 1 oz - 6 oz rod and IRT 8000 reel. He used Tactical Angler's Subdarter lure.
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    giant on standup on the East Coast

    probably 35 - 40 lb drag. He landed in 35 minutes.
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    fighting giant using Black Hole Cape Cod 450g rod and JM PE8 reel

    Black Hole Cape Cod 450g rod did it again.