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fishing wanted
 Dec 27, 2009; 11:38PM
 Category:  Looking for
 Name for Contacts:  Annette Bowman
 Phone:  828-322-7176
 E-mail:  buoys3888@charter.net
 City:  Hickory
 State:  NC
 Country:  USA
 Description:  Looking for the Excalibur (Bill Dance signature series) Fat Free Fry in Crawfish. The lure is 2' long and the body is practicly see thru (with the exception for where the crawfish design and color has been airbrushed) I would like to purchase as many as you have. I will take old, new, it doesn't matter. This is all my boyfriend fishes with and he is almost out of these.
Thanks

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 May 19, 2003; 09:01AM - Circle Hooks for Billfish
 Category:  Trolling techniques
 Author Name:  Carlos Morales
 Author E-mail:  carlos@greatsailfishing.com
Tip&Trick Description 1: What are “circle hooks”? To a fisherman seeing one for the first time you kind of wonder why anyone would use them or took time to invent them. They are similar in size to the more common “J” shaped hook but the opening is smaller and the barb points toward the body of the hook forming a circular shape, hence their name. At first glance it would appear fish would seldom be caught with circle hooks because the barb points the wrong way and the smaller than usual opening would difficult hooking anything.

Surprise, surprise, first impressions are wrong. Depending which study an angler consults, circle hooks have been shown to be as effective or more effective than “J” hooks for catching all types of fish including billfish. Some studies say fishermen catch 60% more fish, others 100% more fish with circle hooks than with “J” hooks. Catching more fish is a bonus but the real advantage of circle hooks is that they are designed to hook a fish in the lip or corner of the mouth and this happens about 95% of the time, preventing “deep hooking” and “foul hooking”. Removing a circle hook is fast and easy, take a pair of pliers and rotate the hook out of the mouth.

A “J” hook works by attaching itself wherever soft tissue is available. Normally, as soon as a fish bites, the first thing an angler does is “set the hook” by swiftly pulling the rod up and reeling in some line. This violent maneuver guarantees (anglers wish) that the barb of the hook will penetrate some soft tissue inside the mouth thus hooking the fish. Some fish, like billfish, have bony mouths so when the “J” hook tries to find purchase it just slides along and it either pops out of the mouth with the bait or attaches to the the upper palate, throat, pharynx, oesophagus or in the stomach. Anglers who practice catch and release know deep hook injuries, caused by any type of hook, are often mortal due to bleeding and that the hook sometimes is left inside the fish since its so deep there is no way to remove it without killing the fish. This is not a problem for the angler fishing for tasty, sought after fish like Dorado (dolphin), flounder, mangrove snapper, redfish, grouper, etc., since the whole point of going fishing is catching fish to eat.

Here is where circle hooks come in. They have been around for years and were adopted in the late 1970’s for use by longline commercial fishing boats because not only did fish hook themselves but also studies showed they were 85% more effective than “J” hooks and the hooked fish were alive when the longline was retrieved. It is ironic that recreational anglers, to preserve fish, have recently adopted commercial fishing hooks known and used for their ability to catch large numbers of fish.

We did say fish hooked themselves and we are not joking. When fishing using circle hooks and a fish takes the bait, do not set the hook! Wait. Count out one Mississippi, two Mississippi, etc., meditate about why there are no pregnant ladybugs, speculate on the price of bananas on Mars, just don’t set the hook! As the fish swims away the line becomes taut allowing the hook to rotate inside the fish’s mouth and lodge itself in the corner of the mouth. When the rod is flexed and the line taut that means the fish is hooked. Patience is very important because if the angler tries to set a circle hook the same way as a “J” hook, more often than not it will just be pulled out of the mouth of the fish. After a bite a mate on our boats grabs the rod but doesn’t do anything until the billfish swims away pulling the line taut and bending the rod, then he counts to five and “tests” whether the hook has been set by reeling in some line. This technique usually works very well.

If a “self-hooking hook” was not good enough, circle hooks have other advantages. Once hooked, billfish tend to leap and violently shake their head side to side to try and loose the hook. It looks spectacular and anglers love it but “J” hooks are sometimes dislodged this way. The circle hooks round shape and the direction of the barb helps to prevent dislodgement so fish don’t de-hook as much when doing their aerial stunts. Another great advantage is that humans hook themselves less in the hand, ear and/or other body parts and clothes with circle hooks because the barb points toward the body of the hook.

Not all circle hooks are created equal though. Besides “normal circle hooks” there are “offset circle hooks” whose barb does not point to the body of the hook but opens up, similar to a “J” hook’s. Depending on the degree that the barb is offset, 4 to 15 degrees, they become about as effective as “J” hooks at deep hooking as in their ability to catch fish. Like “J” hooks, “offset circle hooks” also cause more foul hooking of fish. Foul hooking means hooking a fish by the eye, gills, etc. Billfish depend on their eyesight to hunt and catch their prey so an eye wound seriously diminishes a billfish’s ability to feed and damaging the gills hampers the billfish’s survivability. Some circle hooks are made out of stainless steel and will not degrade with time so if a fish is lost with a stainless steel hook in it, that hook will be in the fish forever.

In Guatemala “catch and release” for all billfish is the law. Since it’s beginning our company has adopted a circle hook only policy for bill fishing and releasing the fish unharmed is a very important goal. Guatemala has the best sailfishing in the world and we do our best to keep it that way.

Happy fishing and tight lines!!

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 Jun 23, 2003; 04:03PM - Stainless Steel Ballistic Prop
 Category:  [other]
 Price:  200.
 Name for Contacts:  Barbara
 Phone:  918-342-5158
 City:  Claremore
 State:  OK
 Country:  USA
 E-mail:  bhhargrave@cox.net
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 Mar 16, 2016; 10:05PM - GORDO BANKS PANGAS San Jose del Cabo Anglers – March 13, 2016
 Category:  Mexico Cabo San Lucas
 Author Name:  Eric
 Author E-mail:  gordobanks@yahoo.com
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San Jose del Cabo



Anglers –

March 13, 2016



Just as the local saying goes, Febreo Loco y Marzo otro poco (Crazy
February and March a little more), this proved to be the prefect summary
for this past week’s weather. Daytime highs barely reached into the lower
70s for the first part of the week, south winds switched from out of the
Northwest, gusts to over 30 mph, rain showers near La Paz, winds swirling
from all directions, creating choppy ocean swells, causing the Ports of
Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos to be closed down for the day of
Wednesday, even though Tuesday was the worst conditions, Port Authorities
were being extra cautious. By Thursday morning the front had passed
through, conditions warmed up, south winds remained steady though. Overall
we are now back on a warming trend, during this seasonal transition period
we can commonly witness srapidly changing conditions, remember last March,
on the day of the annual off road races, we saw heavy tropical thunder
storms, then hail and offshore water spouts, all on the same day,
definitely can be crazy.



Ocean conditions became a bit more stirred up, areas of greener cooling
currents, water temperatures varied from 71 degrees on the Pacific side to
76 degrees in the direction of the Sea of Cortez. Schools of baitfish
continue to be found off of San Jose del Cabo, more sardineta than anything
else, but also some mackerel. This is the same grounds where there has been
good action for striped marlin, mainly while drift fishing baits down
deeper, striped marlin up to 140 pounds were reported, these were larger
striped marlin, compared to the smaller fish being found earlier. Fleets
from Cabo San Lucas were also fishing this area, not much going on
elsewhere. Not wide open action, but most charter were having opportunities
at marlin. Live caballito were available from inside the marina on a
limited basis.



For the La Playita panga fleets, the more productive action was coming off
the bottom structure, high spots from Red Hill/Palmilla, north to San Luis
Bank, produced a mix of species, while drift fishing with various baits and
on yo-yo style jigs. Catches included amberjack, yellowtail, yellow
snapper, huachinango, bonito, leopard grouper, barred pargo, triggerfish
and others. All very good eating species. Though on windy days this type of
fishing can prove to be difficult, creating too fast of a drift. We do
anticipate some great bottom action as soon as we see more consistent
calmer conditions.



Nor much to report in the way of dorado or wahoo, just an occasional
specimen being accounted for. Yellowfin tuna was very limited as well,
though these fish were hanging around the San Luis Bank and a few fish were
landed, ranging up to 70 pounds, striking on strips of squid, early in the
day seemed to be the best chance at enticing a strike, though this action
was sporadic, there was also the ever present problem of sea lions waiting
for their chances at stealing hooked fish.



Along the shoreline anglers have encountered increased numbers of sierra,
striking on lures and strip baits. Some smaller sized roosterfish rounded
out the inshore activity. The coming weeks should see improvement closer to
shore, though this season the lack of the sardinas have made things more
unpredictable.



The combined panga fleets launching out of La Playita, Puerto Los Cabos
Marina sent out approximately 48 charters for the week, with anglers
reporting a fish count of: 15 striped marlin, 3 yellowtail, 1 wahoo, 2
dorado, 19 yellowfin tuna, 16 amberjack, 34 cabrilla (leopard grouper), 12
huachinango, 22 yellow snapper, 6 barred pargo, 24 sierra, 12 roosterfish,
9 bonito and 38 triggerfish.



Good fishing, Eric











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GORDO BANKS PANGAS
Eric Brictson / Operator
619 488-1859
Los Cabos (624) 142-1147
e-mail:gordobanks@yahoo.com
WWW.GORDOBANKS.COM
 


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