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Old 05-26-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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What type and size hook do yall use to catch triggers and how much weight do you use to get it to the botton??
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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I'm no expert but I did well with a #4 circle. As far as getting to the bottom, use just enough weight to compensate for the current and light tackle. Great fun that way.
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Old 05-26-2012, 09:31 PM   #3
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most of this is covered in another post but I will try summerize what I know-
1. triggers move a little with seasons- in the spring you could find them at 3 barges, later a little deeper.
2, cut bait works so does shrimp and artifical shrimp
3. Off the bottom. keep off the bottom 2-8 feet This serves two purposes first keep the ruby reds off the bait, second you should catch keepable size fish.
4. schools are made up of simaliar size fish. If you are catching 12-24 inch ,most of the fish in that school will be 12- 14.
5. most people use what they call a chicken rig- 2 -3 hooks, light line and enough weight to get to the bottom, but not too much. Hooks sizes vary depending on brand Look for a light weight hook size of your pinky. Keep in mind line should go streight down if it is slanted not enough weight.


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Old 05-28-2012, 09:31 AM   #4
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Nice tutelage Submariner.
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