Marlin Fishing Videos
When your motivation is big fish, your marlin fishing tackle should meet a certain standard. There is absolutely zero margin for failure when it comes to your tackle. Captain Kevin Hibbard is a fisherman well versed in the art of chasing and catching big marlin. Blue, black it doesn't matter. He has put a lot of different rods, reels and line through rigorous testing. After many years of marlin fishing at the highest levels, Kevin has a gin clear distillation of tackle that works. What he will do for you in this video is present insights on reels, backing, mainlines, drag, drag settings and usage, the custom rods he uses and how and why he has them cut that way. If you ever had any questions about the type of marlin fishing tackle to add to your arsenal, Kevin Hibbard is going to serve you a wealth if information about just that. Your tackle needs to be right if you are going to get tight and stay tight to big marlin. Take from this what you will. Kevin is a really smart fishing captain that has a unique ability to fully articulate what does and why he does it marlin fishing. You will without a doubt be a smarter fisherman after listening to him. Enjoy!
Total time: 29:16Views: 532
Kevin Hibbard is here to share his wisdom on what to look for when heading out to the marlin fishing grounds for a day of trolling. Fish places you have confidence in, where you know marlin should be. Listen as Kevin explains how he uses water temperature, currents, bait schools and other data points to zero in on patches of water that should be productive. Tuna and porpoises offer great signs. You just have to know how to interpret what they are telling you. Learn how marlin positions themselves relative to schools and how to troll those areas. Like most fish, marlin will be where the food is holding. Kevin gives a great explanation on how to troll structure. He shares insightful trolling tactics based on whether the current is running in or out. A little bit of well vetted information can go a long way to helping you with your marlin fishing. Even though Kevin comes at this discussion from the perspective of fishing giant seamounts, you can easily take what he is sharing and apply it to you own fishery. Open you mind to what he is saying. There is a darn good reason Kevin Hibbard is considered on of the best marlin fishing captains in the world.
Total time: 14:58Views: 338
Captain Kevin Hibbard quietly goes about the business of catching giant marlin in the waters off of Kona, Hawaii. He is not a glory hunter. His results do all the talking. One of the reasons Kevin is so marlin wise is that he has had the benefit of fishing around the world with some the marlin fishing world's greatest. His knowledge of trolling and trolling lures runs deep. In this marlin fishing video, Kevin shares his typical lure pattern, profiling each lure and why it has a place in his spread. He will talk about the swimming cycle of lures and how various head shapes created different types of smoke trails. There are benefits to this that may have escaped you. One truly interesting bit of wisdom Kevin drops deals with making the proper lure choices based on sea conditions. This is not just about head shape, but rather lure weight. You will learn about his lure rigs, hooks rigs, leader material, the natural bend and memory of leaders and how proper rigging technique plays a huge role in swimming performance. There is a pile of valuable information in this marlin fishing video. Kevin Hibbard is a great fisherman and an even better person. Get ready to loose yourself in his wisdom drop.
Total time: 37:56Views: 622
Capt. Kevin Hibbard of Kona, Hawaii shares his thoughts on handling the boat while hooked up to a blue marlin. Kevin has been marlin fishing all over the world. He has worked with and for the some of the best fishermen anyone could ever fish with. His knowledge runs deep and he is here to share it with you. Learn why the better marlin fishing crews run a simple spread. There is nothing in the way to hinder getting on fish a quick as possible. The more lures, dredges, mudflaps or other gear you have in the water, the longer it takes to clear a path to the fish. We are talking big fish hunting with Kevin and how best to run the boat, while hooked up. Watch and learn about his spread setup, how line class impacts fish behavior, drag physics and how you can use the current to your advantage during the battle. Kevin Hibbard is super easy going, a great dude and one of the best teachers you could ever have the pleasure of learning from about boat driving while marlin fishing.
Total time: 16:47Views: 314
Gain profound insight on targeting blue marlin from worldwide and Kona fishing pro Captain Kevin Hibbard. You have the benefit with this fishing video of learning from a quiet and consummate marlin fishing master. Kevin is here to share his thoughts on feeding times, fish movements, water conditions, current and structure, along with the differences between bait fishing and lure fishing. He doesn't seek fame or toot his horn loudly on social media. Kevin just gets to work catching lots of big fish. What he does for you is break down feeding times and how to best position yourself to take advantage of this feeding windows. Learn how currents move bait and thus marlin. Big fish will be close to the food. Water conditions and structure also determine fish activity. This marlin fishing video gives you a glimpse into the thinking of one of the best fishermen in the game. Take all this knowledge in and be a smarter fisherman yourself.
Total time: 22:33Views: 443
The crew aboard the Reel Teaser Fishing Adventures does a lot of diverse fishing. They do long range offshore fishng trips to shelf atolls, troll for sailfish and blue marlin, fish reef donkeys, target tuna, wahoo, swordfish and run backcountry expeditions for barramundi. This variety of gamefishing lends for fundamental understanding of the limitations rigs and line sizes across a range of classes. When you know how much energy really powerful fish can exert and the limitations of your tackle, you know exactly how much stopping force you can apply before failure. Knowing this requires your tackle rigging to be very sound. The best fishermen in the world have their rigging techniques tested on an almost daily basis battling fish. Given that the waters off Western Australia hold some really big fish, the tackle terminal connections you use have to be up to the task. Ross Newton, the captain of Reel Teaser, has been fishing these waters for a long time. He has boated some giants and knows how to rig his lures and terminal connections for big marlin fishing. See the system they use and learn how to rig marlin lures his way. The rigging system he uses for the stiff rig on his lures is very interesting. I have discussed with some of the very best big game fishermen in the world how they rig lures and none of them utilize anything like the crafty rigging technique I witnessed on the Reel Teaser. Ross Newton's protege Chris Rushford is going to demonstrate how to rig marlin fishing lures with their special stiff rig and the terminal connection they utilize from the mainline to the leader. Chris is an excellent fishing instructor. His depth of skill and knowledge come from spending so much time fishing for and catching donkeys on heavy tackle to light. Watch and see how one of the best big game boats in Western Australia rigs lures and terminal connections. It is nothing but good to be able to see how other great fishermen do what they do. Knowing why they do it is even better. Like we always say at In The Spread, learn from the best, use the best equipment you can and catch the biggest fish. Fish smarter.
Total time: 19:36Views: 1481
David Brackmann has traveled the world marlin fishing. It is his passion. He is a highly skilled fisherman and an outstanding instructor. He leaves no detail out. With this In The Spread marlin fishing video, David is going to show you how he sets up a spread of marlin lures to target blue marlin. You will learn about lure types for different positions in the spread, how to deploy lures and in what order, where to position each lure for optimal performance and how to manage your spread throughout the day. For this marlin fishing video, David is using dacron tag lines. He will demonstrate how to use them and why they can help you manipulate a lures swimming action. As for how a marlin lure swims, you will learn about cool up ratios based on where is a lure is positioned on a wave. This is a very detailed presentation. You will also get an in-depth explanation on leader, connections, lure dynamics, hook sets and rigging tips. David Brackmann is sharing some really powerful knowledge to help empower you. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 58:59Views: 21119
Black Bart International is known the world over for making some outstanding big game fishing lures. Owner, Jack Tullius has spent his life on boats fishing for big marlin, tuna and wahoo. His knowledge about tackle and rigs is second to none. His company rigs and sells more lures than anyone in the world. What you get with this In The Spread fishing video is Jack discussing trolling lures, hooks and rigging techniques for a variety of lures. This is pure gold. You will learn which Black Bart lures work best in each position in the spread, how to make hook sets, which cable he prefers, how to select skirts for specific lures and then how to rig marlin lures. Jack goes into great detail as he walks you through rigging marlin lures. What he has to share on hook choices for different lures is mind blowing. There is a ton to learn in this presentation. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 1:40:20Views: 2962
Andy Moyes is one the more accomplished big game fishermen in the world. He has fished all over the oceans for all sorts of species. His passion is giant fish. Big marlin and big tuna are what drives him. He is sort of quiet and unassuming, but a total ninja. He also happens to be one of the finest offshore fishing lure craftsman. His skill is based on years of watching lures run in the water and getting eaten. Andy Moyes really understands big game behavior. With this In The Spread fishing video, Andy goes in deep with lure designs, head shapes, where to run each shape in the spread, skirting philosophy and what some of his favorite lures are. For each position in a standard marlin fishing spread, Andy will show you the head shaped he likes to run. You will also learn how sea conditions determine choices. If you want to have a much deeper understanding of how to select lures for your spread, this video is a kingmaker. We do our best to put you in front of some very smart and super accomplished fishermen, so you have evert opportunity to learn more and catch more. Never stop learning.
Total time: 45:07Views: 4541
If you want to learn about all the rigging tools and how to rig marlin lures, this is the video for you. There may be no saltwater fisherman more anal about their rigging tools and tackle than RJ Boyle. He is meticulous about his tools and the process of rigging lures and baits. He is a great guy to learn from. What you get in this fishing video is a super lengthy examination of all the tools you need to rig offshore trolling lures. After RJ covers all the tools and accessories required for rigging, you will watch as he goes step-by-step in demonstrating how to make hook sets, how to position the hook in the lure, how to seat the skirt on the lure head and what the finished product looks like. You will know how to rig marlin lures like a pro after watching this video. There are lot of ways to rig and this is RJ's, but his rigs work. Take it all in with this lure rigging video. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 1:00:02Views: 2750