Techniques i have never used ... how about you ? - Stripers247.com Forums
 
Striped Bass Fishing Site Map | Contact Us | Fishing Log Software | Fishing Online | Advertise
to UPLOAD: please register or login

Go Back   Stripers247.com Forums > East Coast Regional Forums > Hudson River
Forgot Password? Register Now!!

Hudson River The mighty Hudson River reports information and Discussion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 04-16-2010, 08:29 PM
bassinbrian's Avatar
bassinbrian bassinbrian is offline
Winning !
Pro Staff
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Greene County
Posts: 1,829
Default Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

Would like to hear from anybody who has used/uses some different techniques (with Herring that is) out of the normal ... i know of a few that i have never tried, how about y'all ?

Never tried these ...
-Ballon rig
-Free lining the herring, no weight or anything



Thanks
BB
__________________
Fish don't care if it's raining & you can't catch em' from your couch ... so get out fishing !!!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 04-16-2010, 09:15 PM
Reel Force's Avatar
Reel Force Reel Force is offline
First Mate @ Ace Charters
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Washington Co., New York
Posts: 761
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

Only seen a few boats on the upper Hudson ballooning - one was "Reel Adventures" the charter boat.

Tried free-lining once - herring swam up river and wrapped up in my anchor line
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-16-2010, 09:51 PM
petejunipero's Avatar
petejunipero petejunipero is offline
Master Trophy Hunter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ulster county
Posts: 241
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

I freeline a majority of the time once the water gets a little warmer. There is nothing like watching a herring trying to get away from a big striper.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old 04-17-2010, 06:28 AM
tomcat tomcat is offline
Official Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 16
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

I am a bit curious too- has anyone used big slider float (the kind with the littel bead) with herring? I gues it's much like the baloon rig. Mostly I use 2 or 3 oz sinker.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-17-2010, 08:20 AM
StriperHyper's Avatar
StriperHyper StriperHyper is offline
Young salt
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: OOB, ME
Posts: 1,396
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by bassinbrian View Post
-Free lining the herring, no weight or anything Thanks
BB

I use this method when fishing the marina in South Portland and I can tell ya it's a whole 'notha ball of wax. A drive into downtown Portland where the lobsterman unload usually produces plenty of herring for the day (couple/few apiece depending how many guys are fishing). Make the quick trip over to the docks in SoPo to get them back in the water as quickly as possible, tie the bucket off and use as needed. No weight, no slider, no leader (well sometimes I use one but not necessary), no balloon no nothing!!! I usually rig the herring up with two 7/0 "J" hooks (1 in the front 1 towards the back) to keep him swimming straight, throw him over the docks and let him do the rest only letting out enough line to get him under the docks but not so much that he'll wrap around the pylons. Strap my rod to the dock (horizontally) with a bungee chord and wait for the magic to happen. Cool thing about this method is you can see and feel when your offering is about to get devoured as the herring will start swimming eratically and frantically trying to get away from whatever's lurking beneath him. And since the fish aren't swimming at great depths, more just around and around in circels a few feet deep, a lot of time you can look over and actually see the bass slurp him up.

StriperHyper ~ Will
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-17-2010, 12:22 PM
True Grit's Avatar
True Grit True Grit is offline
TRUE GRIT Off Shore Fishing Team
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: on earth
Posts: 143
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

EXPLOSIVES

Back in the early eighties I worked as a licensed powder carrier in Local 29 the Blasters & Drillers Union (like Sandhogs) anyway on Friday afternoons whatever powder was left at the end of the day 3PM by the way, had to be destroyed as it couldn't be secured on site or returned to the company As I was working the 63rd street cross town tunnel that went under the east river, our hole was right at the shore line so we would go out in a 20 ft skiff wire up the Semtex on a 300 foot lead drop it over the side run the skiff up current and KABOOM. All kinds of stuff would come topside belly up, and if by chance it was a stripper it was fish for dinner!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-17-2010, 02:24 PM
ckoch78 ckoch78 is offline
Official Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 9
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

I have uses a balloon rig last year during slack tide we caught one decent one it seemed to work pretty good when the current was not to strong I will prob. try it again this year.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-17-2010, 02:38 PM
StriperHyper's Avatar
StriperHyper StriperHyper is offline
Young salt
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: OOB, ME
Posts: 1,396
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by True Grit View Post
EXPLOSIVES

Back in the early eighties I worked as a licensed powder carrier in Local 29 the Blasters & Drillers Union (like Sandhogs) anyway on Friday afternoons whatever powder was left at the end of the day 3PM by the way, had to be destroyed as it couldn't be secured on site or returned to the company As I was working the 63rd street cross town tunnel that went under the east river, our hole was right at the shore line so we would go out in a 20 ft skiff wire up the Semtex on a 300 foot lead drop it over the side run the skiff up current and KABOOM. All kinds of stuff would come topside belly up, and if by chance it was a stripper it was fish for dinner!
Oh no, sadly I have a feeling you are not kidding about this either!!!!

StriperHyper ~ Will
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-17-2010, 04:02 PM
NYJer NYJer is offline
Official Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Upper Hudson Valley
Posts: 21
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

I've never tried this out myself but here's a pretty awesome video of the surf rocket in action. This is either pure genius or completely absurd and i can't figure out which it is:

http://www.surfrocketfishing.com/surfrocket2.swf
http://www.chocodog.com/chocodog/btfsVI.wmv
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-17-2010, 10:12 PM
cesarcap cesarcap is offline
Striped nut
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Westchester
Posts: 65
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

One time (at band camp) I filleted both sides of a herring--making 2 nice long strips of bait which didn't catch anything.

But not wanting to waste bait, I used the skeleton of the herring/entrails and hooked it through the nostrils. I cast it about 30-40 feet behind the boat w/o any sinker in about 7 feet of water on a moving tide (we were not anchored).

But while I was casting a swim shad, a big gull/bird dove under and almost swam away with the carcass. Thankfully, I pulled it away in time before it got hooked.

I then added a 1oz sinker to it--and kept drifting. About 10 minutes later, we caught what I presume was bass. Line kept peeling out and I directed my 6 year old son to grab the rod, after I set the hook. He was fighting the fish for a minute or two, but then the fish swam towards us--and dropped.

Before I get flamed, I haved used this technique on bunker--but mostly in the Sound or in the Ocean while chumming/chunking. So no real success--but I will try it again if SOP (standard operating procedure) ain't working.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 04-18-2010, 08:46 AM
Finny's Avatar
Finny Finny is offline
Official Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: hudson
Posts: 490
Default Re: Techniques i have never used ... how about you ?

Try a rubber at nite with a glowstick in it so you can see it. Don't blow it to much or the bass can't suck it under.
__________________
Thats what it's all about!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
techniques

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Overnight Saltwater techniques... some advice? Mikelodeon Saltwater Species 3 10-12-2009 10:45 AM
Fresh water Tube/Worm Techniques? Mikerr7 Sweetwater Fishing -Freshwater Stripers 2 07-02-2009 10:05 AM
what are good techniques on hooking live fish for bait? Stripers_Knightmare Arizona Stripers 8 09-05-2007 06:43 PM
Best techniques right now? ELIASV The Striper Forum 2 09-17-2005 11:23 AM
Techniques for when the blues are around? CaptainMorgan! The Striper Forum 1 07-04-2004 04:24 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2013 Stripers247.com LLC
Affiliated Sites:   Noreast.com   Allcoast.com    2coolfishing.com