While traveling in the Dominican Republic, Eight Eights Mate Miguel Santana demonstrated his quick and easy set-up when it comes to rigging his DR ballyhoo.
O-Ring & Hooker Ballyhoo Combo
Deckhand Rob Killey
75-foot Jim Smith, Gina Lisa
Supplies Needed: copper wire, small o-rigs, rigging needle and Hooker lures
We caught up with Rob rigging his baits for the Custom Shootout in the Bahamas. “We use [Read more…]
As the fall mullet run begins to take shape in Florida, the sailfish are usually not far behind. To prepare you we offer this video on rigging an effective circle hook ballyhoo bait. InTheBite’s 2010 Captain of the Year Glenn Cameron narrates as deckhand Tim Lanahan demonstrates a [Read more…]
The Ballyhoo Bug- Have You Ever Wondered?
By: April Huffman, MSc.
Hey! What is that thing? Did the ballyhoo choke on its last dinner? Or is it a mini sea monster? Anyone experienced in dealing with ballyhoo that come from the Gulf and Atlantic waters off of south Florida has seen them..the creepy whitish creatures inside the ballyhoo’s mouth.
Unfortunately for the ballyhoo, they are not its last dinner, but a parasite with a very unusual life cycle that sounds more like science fiction [Read more…]