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  • Rigging Ballyhoo Aussie Style

    2020, Ballyhoo - Bait Rigging Aussie Garfish

    Ballyhoo is the standard bait for offshore fishing, suitable for various fish such as sailfish, marlin, swordfish, dolphin, wahoo, and dredge. Australian fisherman Chris Rushford shares a step-by-step rigging video for sailfish, including wax thread, hooks, crimps, pliers, compact skirts, and rigging needle. He also demonstrates making a snub leader and securing the hook. The video is concise and informative, making it a valuable resource for those interested in offshore fishing.

  • Rigging Ballyhoo for Offshore Fishing

    2018, Ballyhoo - Bait Rigging 8 Ways for Offshore Fishing

    Rigged ballyhoo is a popular offshore fishing bait for various species, including dolphin, kingfish, sailfish, marlin, tuna, grouper, and wahoo. Proper preparation and rigging techniques are crucial for success. In The Spread's fishing video, learn how to rig various ballyhoo baits, making you a better fisherman.

  • Ballyhoo Fish – Bait Rigging Insights

    2023, Ballyhoo Fish – Bait Rigging Insights

    The Ballyhoo fish, part of the halfbeak family, is a renowned predator in the Atlantic ecosystem. They are found in warm currents from New England to Brazil, providing sustenance to larger predators. Anglers find the Ballyhoo fish both formidable adversaries and prized quarry, with their agility and speed making them a prized quarry. In The Spread aims to educate and inspire curiosity about the Ballyhoo fish and its role in the aquatic ecosystem.

  • Ballyhoo Bait - Smarter Fishing

    2023, Ballyhoo Bait - Smarter Fishing

    Ballyhoo is a popular saltwater baitfish used to attract predatory fish species like tuna, marlin, and wahoo. Found in tropical and subtropical waters, they are commonly found in the western Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and South America. They belong to the Hemiramphidae family and are commonly caught using artificial lures. Catching methods depend on fishing equipment and location.

  • Ballyhoo - THE Bait for Offshore Fishing

    2021, Ballyhoo - THE Bait for Offshore Fishing

    Ballyhoo, also known as garfish, are popular for targeting light tackle billfish in game fishing boats. They are part of the halfbeaks family and have a unique jaw structure. Ballyhoos are epipelagic fish, living in the uppermost layer of the water column, and use their larger tail fin as a rudder.

  • Rigging Ballyhoo for Trolling Baits

    2020, Rigging Ballyhoo - Trolling Baits

    The ballyhoo, a versatile baitfish, is fished for billfish, gamefish, and swordfish. In The Spread offers instructional videos on rigging ballyhoo, featuring experienced instructors and diverse perspectives from different countries. Learning these techniques will enhance your overall fishing knowledge and help you select the right tools and tackle for your fishing needs.

  • How to Rig Ballyhoo

    2018, How to Rig Ballyhoo

    The ocean's rhythm is a symphony of ballyhoo, fish, and man. Rigging ballyhoo for trolling involves a delicate ritual bridging the gap between human ambition and the humble ballyhoo fish. Mastering the art requires understanding the ballyhoo, its colors, firmness, and beak. Anglers use various rigging techniques, including swivel rigs, O-ring rigs, float rigs, circle hook rigs, and chuggers. The artistry extends beyond bait to skirts, enhancing the lure's vibrancy.