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 Jan 5, 2005; 03:34PM
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 Name for Contacts:  Graywolf products & services
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 City:  Britton
 State:  Michigan
 Country:  USA
 Description:  Salesmen wanted to market our various products,

if interested e-mail type salesmen in subject box of e-mail.

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fishing tips and tricks
 May 19, 2003; 09:01AM - Circle Hooks for Billfish
 Category:  Trolling techniques
 Author Name:  Carlos Morales
 Author E-mail:  carlos@greatsailfishing.com
Tip&Trick Description 1: What are “circle hooks”? To a fisherman seeing one for the first time you kind of wonder why anyone would use them or took time to invent them. They are similar in size to the more common “J” shaped hook but the opening is smaller and the barb points toward the body of the hook forming a circular shape, hence their name. At first glance it would appear fish would seldom be caught with circle hooks because the barb points the wrong way and the smaller than usual opening would difficult hooking anything.

Surprise, surprise, first impressions are wrong. Depending which study an angler consults, circle hooks have been shown to be as effective or more effective than “J” hooks for catching all types of fish including billfish. Some studies say fishermen catch 60% more fish, others 100% more fish with circle hooks than with “J” hooks. Catching more fish is a bonus but the real advantage of circle hooks is that they are designed to hook a fish in the lip or corner of the mouth and this happens about 95% of the time, preventing “deep hooking” and “foul hooking”. Removing a circle hook is fast and easy, take a pair of pliers and rotate the hook out of the mouth.

A “J” hook works by attaching itself wherever soft tissue is available. Normally, as soon as a fish bites, the first thing an angler does is “set the hook” by swiftly pulling the rod up and reeling in some line. This violent maneuver guarantees (anglers wish) that the barb of the hook will penetrate some soft tissue inside the mouth thus hooking the fish. Some fish, like billfish, have bony mouths so when the “J” hook tries to find purchase it just slides along and it either pops out of the mouth with the bait or attaches to the the upper palate, throat, pharynx, oesophagus or in the stomach. Anglers who practice catch and release know deep hook injuries, caused by any type of hook, are often mortal due to bleeding and that the hook sometimes is left inside the fish since its so deep there is no way to remove it without killing the fish. This is not a problem for the angler fishing for tasty, sought after fish like Dorado (dolphin), flounder, mangrove snapper, redfish, grouper, etc., since the whole point of going fishing is catching fish to eat.

Here is where circle hooks come in. They have been around for years and were adopted in the late 1970’s for use by longline commercial fishing boats because not only did fish hook themselves but also studies showed they were 85% more effective than “J” hooks and the hooked fish were alive when the longline was retrieved. It is ironic that recreational anglers, to preserve fish, have recently adopted commercial fishing hooks known and used for their ability to catch large numbers of fish.

We did say fish hooked themselves and we are not joking. When fishing using circle hooks and a fish takes the bait, do not set the hook! Wait. Count out one Mississippi, two Mississippi, etc., meditate about why there are no pregnant ladybugs, speculate on the price of bananas on Mars, just don’t set the hook! As the fish swims away the line becomes taut allowing the hook to rotate inside the fish’s mouth and lodge itself in the corner of the mouth. When the rod is flexed and the line taut that means the fish is hooked. Patience is very important because if the angler tries to set a circle hook the same way as a “J” hook, more often than not it will just be pulled out of the mouth of the fish. After a bite a mate on our boats grabs the rod but doesn’t do anything until the billfish swims away pulling the line taut and bending the rod, then he counts to five and “tests” whether the hook has been set by reeling in some line. This technique usually works very well.

If a “self-hooking hook” was not good enough, circle hooks have other advantages. Once hooked, billfish tend to leap and violently shake their head side to side to try and loose the hook. It looks spectacular and anglers love it but “J” hooks are sometimes dislodged this way. The circle hooks round shape and the direction of the barb helps to prevent dislodgement so fish don’t de-hook as much when doing their aerial stunts. Another great advantage is that humans hook themselves less in the hand, ear and/or other body parts and clothes with circle hooks because the barb points toward the body of the hook.

Not all circle hooks are created equal though. Besides “normal circle hooks” there are “offset circle hooks” whose barb does not point to the body of the hook but opens up, similar to a “J” hook’s. Depending on the degree that the barb is offset, 4 to 15 degrees, they become about as effective as “J” hooks at deep hooking as in their ability to catch fish. Like “J” hooks, “offset circle hooks” also cause more foul hooking of fish. Foul hooking means hooking a fish by the eye, gills, etc. Billfish depend on their eyesight to hunt and catch their prey so an eye wound seriously diminishes a billfish’s ability to feed and damaging the gills hampers the billfish’s survivability. Some circle hooks are made out of stainless steel and will not degrade with time so if a fish is lost with a stainless steel hook in it, that hook will be in the fish forever.

In Guatemala “catch and release” for all billfish is the law. Since it’s beginning our company has adopted a circle hook only policy for bill fishing and releasing the fish unharmed is a very important goal. Guatemala has the best sailfishing in the world and we do our best to keep it that way.

Happy fishing and tight lines!!

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 Apr 25, 2002; 09:18AM - 14 ft. dorsett 25 h.p. yamaha
 Category:  Boats
 Price:  $ 1900.00
 Name for Contacts:  Bill Merrell
 Phone:  949 6461214
 City:  costa mesa
 State:  calif.
 Country:  orange
 E-mail:  capt.dog@juno.net
Description 1: 1958 dorsett new paint,windshield,bait tank rodholders bilge pump and running lights..

fishing reports
 Dec 29, 2003; 11:32AM - 'Fly Hooker' Daily Reports
 Category:  Mexico Cabo San Lucas
 Author Name:  George Landrum
 Author E-mail:  gmlandrum@hotmail.com
Report Description: Capt. George Landrum
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WEEKLY FISH COUNT
1 Striped Marlin tagged and released (#130)
2 Dorado kept (#25, #12)
1 Dorado released (#10)
1 Bonita released (#8)
2 Amberjack released

“FLY HOOKER” FISH REPORT FOR DECEMBER 21, 2003

Bob and his son Jed along with friends Al and Nancy were accompanied by Baja on
the Fly Guides Jeff and Lance aboard the “Fly Hooker” today. The plan was to hook
Jed up to something nice on regulation gear while hopefully getting Al and Nancy a
shot at something on the long rod. Well, it ended up with Jed getting a nice Dorado in
the middle of the trip and having a long boat ride between times. The water was a bit
choppy way up on the Pacific side of the coast so it was a nice ride home, but the fish
were scarce. Just off the Arch we stopped and chummed, getting the Bonita slashing in
on the bait. Nancy hooked, then lost one, Al had a long, hard fight with a fish that
weighed 8 pounds and was released. Giving Jed a shot, he proceeded to hook up a
small Dorado that jumped all over the place, was then brought to the boat and
released.



“FLY HOOKER” FISH REPORT FOR DECEMBER 22, 2003

Today it was just Al and Nancy on the “Fly Hooker” as Bob and Jed fished aboard
another boat. Lots of Sardinas for chum and off they went to the south looking for
Yellowfin Tuna. Porpoise were found but they had no luck on the Tuna and returned to
just off the arch, fishing in close and hooking up a couple of small Amberjacks.



“FLY HOOKER” FISH REPORT FOR DECEMBER 23, 2003

Al and Nancy again as Bob and Jed are taking the day off. They were going to start
close to the arch today and take advantage of the tide change and get into the Bonito
and Dorado on the fly, but there was no small bait available. The target changed as
they went to conventional tackle and Nancy spent a hard fought 20 minutes fighting a
Striped Marlin estimated at #130 to the boat for a tag and release fish. She amazed
Juan and Manuel with her experience on the fish! Good going Nancy!



“FLY HOOKER” FISH REPORT FOR DECEMBER 24, 2003

Al and Nancy were rejoined by Bob and Jed today and the target was a Marlin for
Jed. We looked all day and were only able to find one Striped Marlin tailing on the
surface. It did not eat the bait tossed to it and we had no other fish sighted. A very
slow day and a nice boat ride. We did watch Porpoise and Whales and spotted two
turtles though. Maybe Jed will get his Marlin on the next trip? Thanks guys, have a
very merry Christmas!
 


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