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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #20 on: January 02, 2016, 03:39:38 am »
Mark, quick one for you bud... on the downrigged baits when slow trolling or drifting, how do you pin the livie with the treble? Any reason for not using a circle here?

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #21 on: January 02, 2016, 08:20:53 am »
Good one Mark!

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2016, 09:46:40 am »
@Shau: I think the treble is to cater for the toothy gang... so one should pin the bait way back like you would when targeting couta. One can use a circle but will probably get plenty of bite offs

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2016, 10:57:28 am »
BWANA- You're a machine!!! :dor: :dor: :dor: Thanks for the informative post. I will definitely try this out as soon as I get a gap from work this season. Hopefully I will post my catch up here as well.


As Promised, Check out the success we have had on drifting livebaits.  :+ cred: to Bwana for the insightful post. finally got my first dorado + amberjacks +garfish
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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2016, 11:04:20 am »
How did I miss this thread - Excellent tut!!!  :+ cred: :+ cred: :+ cred:
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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2016, 08:23:10 am »
Awesome post thanks for sharing Mark! (clap)

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2016, 02:47:33 pm »
Mark thanks for sharing your knowledge we pretty much use the same technique but for the down rigged bait.

How do you keep the bait at a certain depth without it dropping all the way down, as the reel would be pretty much on freespool or do you keep that one in hand ?  :tkx: in advance

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #27 on: November 12, 2016, 09:44:24 am »
The summer gamefish are starting to arrive and the dorries are making an appearance off Durban and a few even here down south. Time to dust off the summer lures and gear and get rigging. I'd recommend those of you who haven't fished the small plastics with squid strips technique for dorado to give it a bash this season - you may be pleasantly surprised  w;k :fshn: :dor: :dor: :dor:

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Re: Bwana's Summer Dorado Tips and Tricks
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2016, 11:03:26 pm »
Thanks again Mark, I'm going to do it again this year  (clap) :resp:
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