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« on: July 14, 2011, 09:41:17 CET »

HI,

I would like some help with regards to trolling for big game like sword fish and pastardella. The question is, if it's better to use the down rigger so you can drop the leure a bit under the water or if it's better without any weight so that the bait stays at the surface of the water?

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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 10:19:39 CET »

Swords and Pastardella tend to go for surface lures, and the long centre rigger is a popular spot
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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 12:44:53 CET »

Thaks skip, but what would be the best dept for the bait to? eg. 3-4mt Huh??
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 13:43:10 CET »

surface....... splashing through the surface!!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012, 19:01:32 CET »

Swords and Pastardella tend to go for surface lures, and the long centre rigger is a popular spot

Are surface lures good for albacore/tuna
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 19:09:52 CET »

yes white rose most of mu lures are surface once
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2012, 18:10:57 CET »

you should also go for Strike Pro or Rapala which go up to 20 ft underwater while trolling and u can also get up some speed with them . tried them this year with success. the ones with a plastic tip in the front use 8inches minimun.
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