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Old 07-13-2006, 02:33 PM
Tailfeathers Tailfeathers is offline
 
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Default Bunker snag rig? and Howdy

First time on this board. Glad I found it. Leaving from Va tonite to Long Isl / Jones Inlet to Ocean fish stripers. Bunker pods reported. I want to snag some. Any suggestions on the rig to use to snag them and also what do I use to live line them? Thanks and a big Howdy to all.
Hunting in the winter and fishing in the summer....is there anything else?
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Old 07-13-2006, 02:44 PM
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Hi Tailfeathers. welcome to the board.

You can use a weighted treble to sang the pogies.
Read this thread.
https://stripers247.com/phpBB2/viewto...ghlight=treble
Use a 8/0 or bigger circle hook through the nose.
Use steel leaders if the blues are around.
You can also cut a gouge from behind the head to the dorsal fin
that mimics a bite off.
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Old 07-13-2006, 04:43 PM
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Hey Tailfeathers To snag bunker I like to use an unweighted 3/0 treble attached to about 3 ft of flouro then a barrel swivel and above that, an appropriate egg sinker.

Just to touch on what Jim said, if you should happen to get a bite off, quickly drop that sucker back down. If there are Blues and Stripers on that pod, more than likely the stripers are sitting below waiting for scraps.

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