What is working for the wahoo, please?

Discussion in 'San Diego Long Range fishing Reports' started by Jim Todd, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. Rodless_Jim

    Rodless_Jim I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I think I would rather be a captain (however unqualified) than Rodless. I've had enough of that game.
     
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    Sharpen your hooks with a cutting point, a bladed point is better than a needle point.
     
  3. clemente_killa

    clemente_killa Master of the Hoo

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    You're a Captain in my eyes Jim!
     
  4. hucklongfin

    hucklongfin Deep release specialist

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    Captain! Where’s the rum?
     
  5. Rodless_Jim

    Rodless_Jim I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Deal. Myers? Mount Gay? I like the dark, rich ones. What's your poison, Mark?
     
  6. hucklongfin

    hucklongfin Deep release specialist

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    If we’re calling out Captain then I guess it should be Captain Morgan. Meyers and Mt Gay are good too! I think I have some Sailor Jerry and Capt Morgan in my bar, no dark stuff.

    Back to what’s working for Wahoo...
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  7. Rodless_Jim

    Rodless_Jim I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I like the dark ones in general...if they are good quality. Typically taste smoother to me.

    No, I will not dress up as Captain Morgan on the next trip.
     
  8. Rodless_Jim

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    That's the one as far as I'm concerned. I usually cut the leader down to about 2-3' though.
     
  9. Let em eat 74

    Let em eat 74 Well-Known "Member"

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    You guys need to try Koloa rum from Hawaii. Hard to find, but just flat out the best rum I've ever had.
     
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  10. Rodless_Jim

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    You know, Fishy, I'm sure I have a bias, but not as much as you think. I started out throwing gold Raiders and a green dorado Jimmy bomb. I fished them expecting a bite on every cast (I have been working on the whole Zen "be in the moment" thing lately), and really gave it my best. The bomb and the gold Raiders did have strikes on the sink...the fluoro tells the story. But the pink got hit more. Could be coincidence.

    The cowbell was mine. Since I didn't have my trolling rod, I lent it to the boat. I confess, I pulled the pink-skirted one first, but it got bit so well there was never any reason to switch it out.

    I guess what I'm saying is that I do try different things. I have a bias, but I don't let it dictate everything. I STILL feel like pink gets bit better. Not always, but much of the time.
     
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    Pink is good.

    Somebody had to go there.
     
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    image.png In honor of Jim's assessment, I shall give both of these oldies a good go. I bought them over 30 years ago at my first Fred Hall show mostly because they looked cool and the fact I was 10.
     
  13. Baller

    Baller Lives for fishing the surface iron..!!!

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    I do think certain colors work better at certain times but nothing beats FAST...!!
     
  14. hucklongfin

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    Pink is a good color in the Gulf of California too. Those pink Mirrolures sure work.
     
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  15. Rodless_Jim

    Rodless_Jim I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I think that's a given.
     
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    Best wahoo fisherman I know ...Stephen Sotelo.....all he uses exclusively is a silver/'blue hard to find 150 gram original all brass Raider.....no bombs no bait ....and he is consistently the high wahoo stick......IMO it is confidence thing......don't forget wahoo are bat shit insane.....lol.
     
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  17. Rodless_Jim

    Rodless_Jim I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I think we can all agree on that.
     
  18. hucklongfin

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    Just like the fishermen who love to catch them!
     
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    This has been an educational and fun read but I need to know what's working on the Hoo' for November 2019. I like to plan waaaay ahead:D
     
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  20. terryc.

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    Gotta try Zaya Rum
     

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