Striper Talk Striped Bass Fishing, Surfcasting, Boating


Left Nav S-B Home Register FAQ Members List S-B on Facebook Arcade WEAX Tides Buoys Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Right Nav

Left Container Right Container

Go Back   Striper Talk Striped Bass Fishing, Surfcasting, Boating Main Forum How To's, F.A.Q.s, Tips, & Tricks

How To's, F.A.Q.s, Tips, & Tricks How-To's, Tips & Tricks plus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) **** Please Do Not Start Discussions or Ask New Questions in Here **** This is for popular Threads To be moved here for easy access & discussion. Post all new questions in main Stripertalk Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-15-2004, 06:51 PM   #1
Registered User
iTrader: (0)
Hooked4ever's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: NJ shore
Posts: 43
Diamond/Hopkins Jigs

I don't know if diamond jigs and hopkins jigs are effective in surf fishing, but i have one of each and i was wondering if any one could tell me anything about how to fish them in the surf because I've been extremely unlucky when fishing them. I've generally fished them slowly towards the bottom near jetties (my beach has a jetty about every 150 yards on average) and a bowl that formed late last year.

When I caught my first bass I was hooked more than the fish.
Hooked4ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2004, 08:49 PM   #2
Rob Rockcrawler
Registered User
iTrader: (0)
Rob Rockcrawler's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Sturbridge MA
Posts: 3,021
ive had good luck with hopkins lures fished closer to the surface when i hear stripers breaking. I like a single hook bucktail. Also had good luck with em on blues. I think they are more effective when there are narrow profile baitfish around, sand eels or silversides.

Everything is better on the rocks.
Rob Rockcrawler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2004, 08:31 PM   #3
Registered User
iTrader: (0)
cheferson's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: MA
Posts: 3,629
I had a massive fish on a 2.5 ounce hopkins last night for about 3 minutes till it shook me.
cheferson is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.

Powered by vBulletin. Copyright 2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Please use all necessary and proper safety precautions. STAY SAFE Striper Talk Forums
Copyright 1998-20012