It's been a while as I have been posting on mad4yak, I still will be posting on mad4yak but I plan to keep this page up and running also.
Back to fishing.
It is that time of year again when we start think about porbeagle shark and tope. Though the tope will not really show up until May it is nice to get some rigs made and be ready to fish when the chance arrives.
The unforgiving Porbeagle Shark has by now landed on our shores leaving us all very keen to get out there and have a go.
I as always will be fishing from my kayak which currently is an Ocean kayak Trident 13, 2018 model.
This kayak is well able to do battle with a Porbeagle shark, as long as you are.
Though the biggest disadvantage is hauling large blocks of chum as most boat anglers do.
Instead I drop a shark bait halfway down and fish for what ever bait fish are around me at the time, this can be pollock, coalfish, herring, mackerel, whiting or cod. My favorites are coalfish and whiting, preferably around 3/4lb mark.
Saying this, nothing gets the adrenaline going more than a Porbeagle chasing a lure to the surface. It is a pure adrenaline rush. Literally I do be shaking with the adrenaline.
So heres how I have rigged a Westin Shadteez and how I plan to fish it.
First off was hook placement, as using large hooks will change how the lure swims.
The shadteez though not weighted sinks quite well and the area I will be fishing will be no more than ninety feet deep the lure will have more natural when rigged as light as possible.