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Offline funker1

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« on: May 27, 2013, 08:20:47 PM »
Good evenin guys , need a little help here , can anyone please shed some light on what do u think hotties' favorite type of bait is ? I've tried sardine, chokka ,musselworm ,white and black mussel , red bait and crayfish , but what do u guys think really spark them and make them go bonkers ?


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Re: hotties
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013, 09:36:14 PM »
In my experience hotties r not fussy at all. They take just about anything throw down.
Stick to the cheapest  baits . Oily pilchard ,muscle or chokka is my usual waits but I'm usually targeting something else

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Re: hotties
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2013, 06:39:16 PM »
Hi there , will do so then yes , but I've seen something intresting on ASFN last night, the guys had a red / dark pink float / bead on the eye of the hook ( on top of the bait ) . Does that maybe attract the fish more ? And they used a 5/o hook , maybe should try that ?

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Re: hotties
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2013, 12:47:18 PM »
It's more for "Floating" your bait....means more "movement" in the gulleys.

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Re: hotties
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2013, 01:35:54 PM »
@Funker1. in my younger days we use to target hottie with sardine and kreefstert only, we used dipstick fishing off high rocks into a open gat between bamboo,what we did to create a feeding frenzy is to make lokaas from sardine and crabs ! worked wonders , our hunting grounds has since become a MPA,the stretch from bakoven to oudeskip. i must say that i rarely see a hottie of 50cm+ landed these days
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Re: hotties
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2013, 04:46:52 PM »
Thanx Wayne , @ Whalerider , I will mos def give that a try yes , it seems to me that the hotties are very choosy depending on where you fish , in eg , at Paternoster they go mad over the crayfish , at Yzerfontein they tend to like the sardine more , but then again , that's what I think , some peeps might differ ,

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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2013, 12:34:30 PM »
The last time I caught hottie was with fresh (off the rocks fresh) red bait. In an hour and fifteen minutes I reeled in 36 hottie and 3 Gallie. (Keeping a handful of hottie and one galjoen for my efforts). Best day on the rocks I've ever had. Also the worst: almost died a dozen times walking there! Please don't ask location. Want to return there with my boat soon. Good times! (one of the released Galjoen can be seen in my profile pic)
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Re: hotties
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2018, 04:55:24 AM »
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