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    Fishing Octopus Ink Tablets!

    Adding an Octopus Ink Pellet to my Surf Rig? I have some Octopus jigging lures from Mustad that uses an ink pellet derived from real Octopus ink. Just so happens i have extra packets of those pellets so i decided to use some for what it wasn't intended for. In theory it should attract...
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    Live Baiting Tilapia in a Storm!

    Used My 2 NEW HCS 13'3" & 14'2" Surf Rods w/Cedros 2020 Spinning Reels! Again the bite was slow today. So i tried what i could with what i had on hand. By the time i got home soaked i knew i was becoming ill. Still it was nice meeting other anglers who knew who i was. Got 2 shore casters...
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    How To Modify Tough Bubble Floats Into Jigging Rattlers!

    Modify Bubble Floats Into Jigging Rattlers! I decided to make this video to share one of my ideas of whipping the shallows without getting hung-up on the reef. I've modified the use of surface bubbles to include BB's for weight to cast instead of water & to make "rattling" sounds to entice the...
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    Fly Reel Free Lining Surgeonfish!

    May The Powerful Surgeonfish Be With You! My friend Jared has changed his style of free lining from a pier. He's now trying an old fly reel instead of a spinner. He loves it! Personal preference. So this will be a fun "watch me fish" video for "Pualu" Surgeonfish. During the filming Jared...
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    My Favorite Popping Jig Rig!

    Okuma's All Purpose Shoreline Rig! Okuma's HCS 9'6" Shoreline Plugger & Rockaway 6K Long Distance Spinner has been released for 2020. I've been using this combo since January & i call it my all purpose rig. Besides popping lures & tossing irons i also bait cast with this rig. I kept the...
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    HCS 13'3" Surf Rod Field Review!

    Final Version Reviewed For Casting & Handling Evaluation! To produce the HCS Surf Rods was a 2yr project. I'd like to thank John Bretza of Okuma for believing in a guy that he just met & went on gut instinct alone. Today i'm reviewing the smaller of the 2, the 13'3" Surf Rod (the other is...
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    My 12' Rockaway HD Surf Rod Field Review!

    Okuma Rockaway HD Reviewed on Location for Casting Ability! It's been a week since i got my 12ft Rockaway HD by Okuma. This is the most powerful Rockaway Surf Rod ever released! Rated at 6-16oz. 70/30 split for loading-up. UFR "Ultimate Flex Reinforcement". 24/30 ton low resin carbon blank...
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    All Purpose Surf Casting Leader!

    I Use This Successfully For Bonefish & Jacks! This leader system has proven useful from Maine to Florida, Isla de Pascua to The Rachas back to Puerto Rica. I'm sure most rigs will work to some degree if fish are hungry and you're fishing a location with hungry fish. In Hawaii i keep modifying...
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    Live Crab Works Over Frozen Squid "Ika"!

    Cannot Beat Live Bait! But No Table Fare For Tonight:( I decided to use my Spydro Underwater Camera today. Water clarity was very poor due to the extreme full moon tides stirring-up the bottom. So on my Cedros 11' Surf Rod w/Surf 8K spinner i mounted my Spydro Camera using frozen squid "Ika"...
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    Ultra-Lite Spin Casting Dartspin Hyperlastics! 1pc 7' Epixor Rod & XT Reel w/4lb Line!

    My 1st Dartspin Ultra-Lite Outing! How Did it Perform? How Was The 1pc Rod? After a few days of cold weather & rain there was sun this cold morning. So i went across island to field test some of the Hyperlastic lures by A Band of Anglers, namely the Dartspin Pros. I decided to use my new Okuma...
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    Stretchable Fluorocarbon Over Monofilament Leaders?

    My Review of Soft Steel's Fluoro-Stretch Leader Line! Fluoro-Stretch is a stretchable fluorocarbon leader produced by Okuma's Soft Steel. It is a true fluorocarbon leader line that can stretch like monofilament. It was perfected by tuna jiggers off California targeting Yellowfin & Bluefin. It...
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    My YouTube Action Cam For Fishing! Now How to Use It?

    Let Me Suggest & Familiarize You To My Choice of Action Cameras! Over the years i've tried a lot of action cams. Contour, Akaso, OnReal, Yi Lite, Yi 4K, GoPro 5 & 7. I thought the GoPros would be the one. Investing $400 into the 7 meant another $400 in accessories. Ouch! And i had some issues...
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    Live Shrimp Rig For Mullets!

    How To Catch Live Shrimp To Rig For Mullets! Trying to catch mullets to me is one of the most challenging forms of fishing there is! One day it's easy, the next week not a single one even though they're jumping all around me. The easiest way is using gill nets (first check your local fishing...
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    How I Land Fish From High Piers!

    Using This System I Can Safely Release Unwanted Species! I was able to get in & out before the rain arrived! Some of the places i fish are high above the water level. For smaller sized fish i just tighten my drag to haul it up. For larger sizes most will try to gaff the fish using an extended...
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    Fresh Crab Legs By Spydro UW Camera!

    Shore Caught Not Bought:) I've used live crabs for years & i've always caught. Species included sharks, rays, jacks, ladyfish, threadfins, barracudas, bonefish, you get it. Almost anything. There are time's i get the crab back with no legs and the rubber bands and/or dental floss thread being...
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    Side Mount A Breakaway Canon!

    Cast Your Lures & Baits Safely & Much More Smoother! For those that have a Breakaway Canon, i found that mounting the unit on the side rather than the suggested "under the rod" will create a cleaner release resulting in attaining greater casting distance while using braid. Recently a second...
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    Rockaway Rods! Rock Your World!

    Rockaway Surf Rods! Rockaway Surf HD Rods! Rockaway Surf SP Rods! Okuma introduced the Rockaway Surf Rods back in 2018. 11 models ranging from 8-12ft. These rods were made for the Sea Perch Surf Casters of Oregon. Since then the new Rockaway Surf SP & Rockaway Surf HD rods have surfaced for...
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    POWERFUL 12ft Rockaway Surf HD Rod For 2021!

    Available From 9'-12' For Surf Casting (And Plugging Too)! In 2018 Okuma was asked to produce specialized surf rods for the surf casters of Oregon targeting Sea Perch. This rod became an overnight success as it was broadly accepted Worldwide. So in 2020 The next generation of Rocks were...
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    NEW "LineTight"' Rod & Line Storage Solutions! A Closer Look!

    A New Storage & Identification Solution For Your Reels, Line, Spools & Transportation Needs! Recently i received a package from Tony Lopez of Fishing Solutions who wanted my opinion of a new product line to help out anglers. It came with no instructions & no video was available. But after i...
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    GoPro Chesty Extensions!

    Riddle Me This- How Do You Extend Your Chesty GoPro Camera? I decided to try GoPro's Chesty Mount for my many action cameras. As a fisherman i need to correctly frame my subjects to show as well as hide certain backgrounds. But using a Chesty by GoPro i can only guess the framing needed. So i...
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