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  1. The Striper Forum
    For those who have posted how to fish a Sluggo, thanks for the tips. I have been hesitant to use them as I never felt like I was fishing them correctly. Last night I went with all black 7" and fished them low and slow and it worked great. Five Stripers from 30-34" and a bunch of other bumps so...
  2. The Striper Forum
    Hi everyone, It's time for me to do some lure shopping. For sluggos what are the best colors? Thanks
  3. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    Hi, I'm new to striper fishing and to this sight and have read a lot about the slug-go lure. I watched the youtube videos by Steve Mckenna but was still wondering how others fish this lure and what conditions to use it in. Thanks
  4. Surfcasting Central
    I think i'm going to try adding small rattles to my 9' sluggo's. Cut a small slit, slid it in and glue shut. Do you think a striper would shy away? Worth a shot! Anyone ever try this? I know smallmouth like it, but thier a very curious fish by nature, not sure if stripers are...
  5. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    I have not done much artificial fishing for stripers. I read tons of stories on people catching 40+ inchers on slug gos..Forgive me for being dumb but how do you fish these? As far as retrieval goes? God knows it would save me some money on bait if i could learn how and when to fish these...
  6. The Striper Forum
    Anyone had experience using the 12" Sluggo? Is it rigged the same as 9" (Mckenna style with two hooks joined with dacron)? Does it need to be weighted? How is it fished? Also your thoughts regarding the color. I fish mostly off the shore. tight lines to you all
  7. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    I have been heaving my black or white Slug-gos into the Merrimack for about a month or so now. No luck. I think that I am pretty far up the river for a lot of Stripers at this point in the season but last night I went down to the mouth at Plum Island. I caught one Little guy early on in the...
  8. The Striper Forum
    my friend says that the rigged 9 inch sluggo will outfish a live eel any night on the beach. any truth to this?
  9. Hudson River
    Anyone had any luck using Slug-go's? I am fairly new to striper fishing on the hudson (2nd Year), have heard really good things about slug-go just wondering if anyone has any first hand experience using them. Thanks
  10. Tackle Evaluation & Product review
    ok, it's been just over a year since i first saw herb reed and the 12" sluggo and after many delays it's finally here. ordered a few pre-rigged and three each of the three colors they're available in, white,black,and eel, un-rigged. the rigged are kind of pricey at $19 for a package of three.the...
  11. Instructional Videos & Utilities
    How to fish a Rigged Sluggo Video link
  12. The Wiper Room
    I can't believe this worked but tried a 9" sluggo tonight, and one cast, must have thrown it right in this fishes mouth, I close the bail and there it is!
  13. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    If ya have 'em use 'em. Put on a bullet jig head and a slow retrieve, and then, WHAM! You won't be sorry :smile:.
  14. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    this is a bass caught sunday in the bay on a slug-go in bubble gum color, they are rigged just like an eel
  15. The Striper Forum
    I've started fishing the 9" unweighted Sluggos pretty hard the last month and I've run into a question. I fish them real slow, painfully slow, like a live eel. I've caught a bunch of blues, and missed a bunch of blues, as they attack the tail. The blues I've landed are in the 8#+ class. They...
  16. The Striper Forum
    I got some rainbow trout sluggos, 6 inches long... Anything? I was looking at some previous threads and Jim said that people get spooked when a striper takes a trout off their line, so will they work? Im just curious because the local palce didnt have the colors on the front so I just opicked...
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