how to fish with eels?
Posted August 27 2005 - 11:04 AM
Posted August 27 2005 - 11:49 AM
depending on the water, i tie a three way rig: four feet or so of 40 pound flourocarbon leader with a 5/0 or 6/0 gamakatsu circle or octopus hook
i then my sinker to the three way armature, using mono that is lighter than my main line...if you get snagged, you only lose the sinker...usually this line is a couple of feet long
then i look for a good gut where the current is running....head upstream from the spot you want to fish...drop your rig to the bottom, then crank it up 3 turns or so.....drift through and good luck
Posted August 27 2005 - 12:11 PM
Of course, you could run a wire leader if you really want to hook blues. Sometimes wire makes any bass in the area leader-shy, and sometimes it doesn't.
Posted August 27 2005 - 4:05 PM