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« on: May 27, 2015, 20:35:29 CET »

Hi all,

This year will be the first time I will be trying my luck fishing for albacore.
Found lots of useful information in here! Read and learnt a lot.

At the moment still setting up the Trolling setup.
When it comes to lures, what size do you use? Should I stick to the 6-8 inch size?

Also, did anyone ever try jigging for albacore?
Or maybe Spinning when one sees surface action?

Tight lines all Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2015, 20:32:40 CET »

Depending on the number of lures you intend to troll, i would recommend a mix of both hard and soft lures, average length fom 4-6 inches, maybe even 8 inches for soft lures.  Some really good spinners do cast for alungi during the season.  I have known others to fly fish also. 
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2015, 17:26:56 CET »

anyone heard of alungi catches this year? weather was quite warm!
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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2015, 04:34:08 CET »

gaffer many thanks for your reply.
@benri, yesterday a friend of mine had a go, but had no luck. water temp is approx. 20degree atm.

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