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ESCA lights help me hook another nice Pacific Flattie out of
Depoe Bay Oregon, it was a scratch bite all day, by late
afternoon I still had not hooked a Halibut. So it was time to
change things up. I have had good luck with the ESCA lights
and hooking Halibut and Lings in the past, so I rigged up a
green pulsing ESCA and my luck started to change. I missed a
few bites, then I finally hooked into a nice fish. that weighed in
at 52 lbs (47 inches long). Which is well above average grade
up here in Oregon, in fact it was the big fish on the boat that
day. I also hooked a second fish with the same ESCA rig. I
handed that rod off to another guy since the Halibut limit is
one per day. The second fish was an average grade 38 inch
fish. I have attached some pictures of the fish and of the
rigging method I use. I hook three frozen squid onto the hook
and let the ESCA light dangle in the middle of the baits.
Thank you for providing such innovative and effective tackle and lures, you guys sell stuff that no one carries up here in Oregon.
I was fishing on the Tacklebuster out of Dockside Charters.
discovered offshore fishing. With the support of
his wonderful wife he has expanded his personal
arsenal and is putting it good use. This 130 lb
bluefin was taken last week aboard the Pacific
Queen out of San Diego.
Any day the boat is hooking up with these fish is a good day to me. On the Pacific Queen we
ended up with 25 bluefin . We had 1 over 200lbs
and 1 or 2 over 100lbs. The rest were between 50
and 90 lbs or so for average. Most fish were
caught on flatfalls through out the whole day.
During the day the purple with black lines and
gold back side seemed to be the ticket. 100g and
130g seemed to be the size the fish liked and bit
took on that Diawa Black Gold 2500 you sold
me. Also caught iit on a 4" big hammer
swimbait. Thanks for all you do.
Just want you o thank you and all your staff for
setting me up last Black Friday with my VR50! I’ve
caught many great fish but I wanted to share this
one. I’m waiting for the next time you have a great
sale on these VR50 so I can buy another one at
Charkbait! Thanks again!
Thanks for all the help over the years. I wanted to send you guys a picture of a nice bluefish I landed while striper fishing. That’s my HX Dorado in the background on an Ahi Assassin rod.
Thanks again and Tight Lines,
After a day of catching small yellowtail, bass and
bonito around the Coronado Islands, we stopped off
at the local kelp beds to release our remaining bait.
While I was doing so my son John (pictured),
dropped down his favorite lure - orange scampi on a
leadhead. Soon after he started yelling for me to net
our largest fish of the day. A monster calico bass to
break-in his new Charkbait Okuma Komodo reel. We
hope you can reopen Charkbait reel soon, and we can
all get back to fishing!
John Ferris Sr.
Well you asked. This was the first reel I purchased from you
guys and honestly the first time this reel was out on a trip.
We were fishing out at San Nicholas Island on the Eldorado
back in June of 2018 and I landed this 37 pound yellow tail on
an Avet MXL (first generation) with 30 pound topshot over 50
pound braid. Took a good 25 minutes to reel her in. Boy I wish I
would have had the new Raptor that I ordered from you guys
(that low gear would have been nice), instead we played
tug-O-war until she tired out.