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  1. Surfcasting Central
    I lost another plug this morning using a Shimano when the bail snapped down during the cast. The bail spring is strong so I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. Anybody have any advice or suggestions? Other than that it is a smooth reel so I would like to solve the problem. I am using 30 lb...
  2. The Striper Forum
    I have been surf fishing non seriously on and off for about 30 years and am starting to take it more seriously. My brother has a friend that told me about these fast snaps and they are much better than the standard snaps for fishing plugs. I have read about alot of people recommending them and...
  3. The Striper Forum
    Ok so here goes: How many of you are using snap swivels to attach to your lure? Do you think it spooks the fish / alters lure motion or not? I've heard conflicting opinions from both old salts and young guns who swear by their own method. Also, what kinds are you using? I know these...
  4. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Anyone have an opinion on this one and where one is better than the other? I don't know if the Coastlocks are known as something else so I attached an image. My thoughts are many guys will tie lures, plugs, and soft baits straight to the leader bc it will allow the natural movement of the...
  5. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hi Do the duolock snaps affect how many fish you will catch? I use them sometimes but always feel like they hurt the action of the lure or the fish would see it. thanks
  6. Surfcasting Central
    should a du-lock snap be used at end of leader for changing out lures or should the leader be directly attached to the lure?
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