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Fluking from the surf with spearing.

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24 mins ago, The Fishing Nerd said:

and if you can get past eating bait, they're not a bad fish to fry up for a snack.  As bait they don't need to stay alive, but once they've been dead for a bit they start to go soft.

 

Now you told everyone what I'll be eating in a shtf scenario

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23 hours ago, sytheteacher said:

I go to the supermarket and ask the gentleman in the fish department what clams and shrimp are old and is going to discard that I can use for fishing..Most of the time I can get ten to twenty pounds of clams and shrimp for free..What I do is shuck and salt down the clams and shrimp and make portions in sandwich bags and freeze them.Then when I want to go fishing I grab a bag of shrimp maybe it will have a dozen pieces in it. By the time I get to the water the shrimp is thawed out and ready to place on a hook. The bigger the shrimp the better.. I also use these shrimp for stripers.... Good luck this fishing season,Sy  

Ok thanks.I never tried this. I've always used a bucktail and teaser. 

 

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2 mins ago, Buckscorider said:

Ok thanks.I never tried this. I've always used a bucktail and teaser. 

 

I also ask for the Smelts that are getting old... They look like 6 to 10 inch Spearing.. Sometimes I would add a Smelt to the hook on a bucktail lure and bounce bottom.. Tried for Fluke and caught humongous Blues and Stripers ....But the best is the Squid as bait...

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Egg sinker

20" leader

Salmon hook - Gamakatsu 2310 Size 1 would be a good one

(yes, size 1 ISYN - I didn't believe it either but it was proven to me otherwise about 30 years ago and it's been working for me ever since then)

 

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I fish a high low with bucktail and gulp on bottom with a teaser about 14" above tipped with gulp. I seem to go 50/50 with gulp and fresh bait. Had my PB on bunker chunk last year in way deep water off boat. 

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17 hours ago, Spigola said:

One word, GULP.  Fished on either a jig head or bucktail.

 

The 5" jerkshad in natural colors is a good spearing imitator on the rare occasion they're keyed in on any one bait. 

 

99% of the time, a 5" mullet on a 1/2oz jig will get the job done. No seining, no defrosting shrimp on the beach...pin the gulp to your jig and start catching. 

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A guy I know tips his jig head with dead spearing using a high low type fluke rig with the weighted head on the bottom. He does pretty well with it. 

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I’m also on the gulp bandwagon. I really do believe it outfishes natural but just by a little. But the real advantage is it’s ability to get hit numerous times, stays on aggressively jigging it, and numerous colors to cover different water conditions and fishes moods

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Do any of you Gulp guys use the worms (sand or blood)?  I usually use a swimming mullet on a bucktail on the bottom and a piece of squid on a teaser up top when I'm jigging.  I went out on a charter last season (not for fluke), and the captain was telling me that the best fluking he does used a Gulp worm.  He didn't have one to show us, but he swore that was more effective than any other bait or imitation.

 

I only found bloodworm Gulp, but it was so narrow it didn't look very convincing, and it didn't fish very well the two times I tried.

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