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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:24   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Hello everyone, What are your best lures for bluefish? Thanks in advance

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by OWOF75

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:29   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Fluke or topwaters

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by FANTOMphoenix

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:33   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Do you have any reference in particular in mind?

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by OWOF75

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:38   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Not really, just use a sparkly fluke, and pretty much any top water from 2-5 inches, but they also like sabiki rigs, I caught a nice one on a green back so I guess you could find a good pattern of those

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by FANTOMphoenix

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:41   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Thank you very much! Hope to post a monster bluefish soon!

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by OWOF75

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:46   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Zman stuff b/c they’re elastic and the Blues’ teeth don’t shred them on the first cast

Also, glue them to the jighead/hook shank w/ super glue.

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by bubbajones38

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:50   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Small casting jigs are a solid option too.

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by trondingle

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:55   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Hopkins, Krocodiles, SP minnows, mag darters...

Those guys bite anything... Use a wire leader so you don't lose your lures

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by Fat_Head_Carl

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Oct 7, 2019 08:36:59   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Thanks! I will try those. I fish them in South of France and believe me, they are quite difficult to catch. It is way easier to catch seabass than bluefish. You guys are lucky in the US!

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by OWOF75

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Oct 7, 2019 08:37:17   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
For toothy fish I use a 11cm long lure (sinking pencil) with a tail hook only. Gives you 11cm of protection before they get to the leader. Lets you fish without a wire leader which could be helpful in clear water. It wont save you if they eat it head first but hopefully they just try to bite the lure in half and get hooked.

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by lithofile

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Oct 7, 2019 08:37:22   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Bluefish will bite a tin can. Don’t use expensive lures as they chew them up. I don’t like treble hooks either as they’re a pain to remove. Basic rubber tube lures work well.

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by pekingravioli

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Oct 7, 2019 08:37:27   #
FS Digest (a regular here)
 
Gotcha Plugs or White Bucktails

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by hayeshilton

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Oct 7, 2019 09:04:38   #
Big dog (a regular here)
 
FS Digest wrote:
Hello everyone, What are your best lures for bluefish? Thanks in advance

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by OWOF75


Single hook Hopkins or similar hammered spoon, and a steel leader.

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Oct 8, 2019 01:07:24   #
Tartar Sauce
 
We use Diamond jigs for bottom bouncing . Also Plugs on top. Bunker and eels if live bait big boys.

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Oct 8, 2019 01:09:15   #
Tartar Sauce
 
A few 10 to 15 pounders .





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