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Shell or Hologram?

Shell or Hologram?

Opinions are like belly buttons. But there is some data and research behind the debate on lure materials. As fishermen, we have all rationalized why some lures work some days, and other days they don’t. There are lots of pretty, colorful, and flashy lures on the market and we’ve all...
by BFD Lures on March 30, 2022
sailfish on trolling lure

Sailfish Feeding Habits

This is a summary of research reporting the stomach contents of Sailfish. The Sailfish is a warm water inhabitant and seems to be very opportunistic in its feeding habits. From big water prey to reef and shallow water ocean creatures, the Sailfish seems to adapt to whatever is available wherever...
by BFD Lures on March 24, 2022
Humboldt Squid and Glow

Humboldt Squid and Glow

Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas), also known as jumbo squid, jumbo flying squid, pota or diablo rojo, is a large, predatory squid living in the waters of the Humboldt Current in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Humboldt squid are among the largest of squids, reaching a mantle length of 1.5 m (4.9 ft). Like...
by BFD Lures on March 15, 2022
Pelagic Fish Feeding Habits

Pelagic Fish Feeding Habits

There are many opinions about what pelagic fish eat. Geographical location, the year, the time of the year, water temperatures and prey availability all play a role. When I ask numerous professionals this question, it is surprising the variety of opinions I hear – often from Captains on the same...
by BFD Lures on March 15, 2022
White Marlin Feeding Habits

White Marlin Feeding Habits

This is a summary of research reports on actual stomach contents of White Marlin. The White Marlin is a very important sport specie in the Atlantic Ocean. In some ways, White Marlin habits are a bit different than other Marlins. Included are links to the reports and a pdf from the Brazil...
by BFD Lures on March 15, 2022
Blue Marlin Feeding Habits

Blue Marlin Feeding Habits

Having read a lot of opinion on Blue Marlin feeding habits, I decided to dig around for research reports on actual stomach contents of this apex ocean predator. The only opinions that count are stomach contents. This subject has been studied more often than I would have thought around the world. Below is a synopsis of what I...
by BFD Lures on March 15, 2022
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