By Ric Burnley
Somewhere in Southeast Asia, who knows how long ago, an angler in a canoe dangled a bait from a kite and kite fishing was invented. Centuries later, an angler in Japan installed a 30-foot-tall pole in his boat to suspend lures for tuna. The pole was painted green. Across the world, probably Latin or Central America, a captain ordered his crew to deploy 36 teasers on a metal frame to attract marlin.
Each of these discoveries proved to be so effective, word spread [Read more…]
As featured in our June 2014 issue of InTheBite Magazine
Squid Tie & Crimp
Captain Matt Reed
Supplies Needed: Squid, Rigging Floss and Crimp
Here is a tip Captain Matt Reed demonstrated to the attendees of the annual “Get Tight Sucka” Texas Swordfish Seminar held each year to benefit “Everyday Heroes” veterans association. Besides taking time to show every detail of stitching together a squid bait, Captain Reed made a point to detail one of the final stages of rigging this bait. Slide a crimp down the leader and after your final stitch near the [Read more…]