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Old 07-26-2018, 10:31 AM   #1
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I have a question for you guys. With trigger season upon us, do you guys target triggers or are they incidental catches? I've caught some while snapper fishing but I was wondering what set up you all use if you specifically target them. Also, is there a preferred bottom you like or just fish on some structure and see what happens?
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Old 07-26-2018, 10:55 AM   #2
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I prefer to look for them on natural bottom, not as many ARS to weed through that way...
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Well the last couple months i have been trying to avoid them but have found them everywhere. Clouds of fish above the bottom normally mean schools of trigger. When you first get to a spot drive around and see what it looks like on your bottom machine fish wise. Then target certain marks for certain fish. This is in no way a sure tactic but has helped me target and get away from certain fish a little better.
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Those are good points. I noticed the last couple of trips that the bait was getting stolen on the drop. Maybe I need more weight to get the bait down faster.
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When they're thick it's hard to defeat them. They're like armor plated piranhas on steroids.
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I use a chicken rig with #3 squid heads and cut a cig in half hook a strip piece of squid along with it . Considering you can only keep one per person I don’t target them they kinda find the baits while fishing for Mingos
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