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My younger brother and I are headed out Sat. to the edge for some grouper / amberjack...hopefully...butmy dad really wants to catch some triggerfish. We are planning on stopping at the Tenneco on the way out. We are trying to put him on some triggersand still beable to get in thegrouper / amberjack areas.

Should we try to catch triggerfish around the edge or would thatwater depth be a waste of time?

If anyoneelse is out that way, give us a call on 16/68.

Good luck and appreciate the advice!
 

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I usually do not set up for Trigger until I know they're down there. Usually if I am dropping my bait down for say grouper etc... and I keep getting the bait stolen about 3/4 of the way down, it is usually them little sneaky, little mouth triggers. I will rig up a trigger pole with smaller hooks and some squid and whola, triggers seem to jump on my hooks. If you can get it past the smaller stuff, let it go to the bottom and then reel up off the bottom a bit. That is where I seem to have my best luck for triggers.
 

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A great way to load up on triggers is to keep a rod rigged with a large sabiki with #2 hooks and use it plain or dressed with small pieces of squid. Sometimes you catch four or five on onr rig along with beeliners.
 
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