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Old 03-10-2012, 11:05 PM
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Default Re: parrot fish and puffer fish

Cut the "fly" off a Sabiki rig (that little gold hook with the Mylar wings ) and splice the leader on to your fly leader . I've caught spiny puffers, Atlantic puffers, porkfish, mangrove snappers(grays) pinfish , Porgys and yellowtail snappers this way . When I'm in Islamorada beginning this Sunday I'll try it on the big Partots hanging by the dock. I'm sure it will work on them as well. I will let you know . Also I'll tell you how your sea trout spot worked out.
Try the Sabiki "Fly" it's great on all wrasses and bottom feeders in your area.

---------- Post added at 11:05 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:54 PM ----------

By the way those Parrotfish have a nasty set of front teeth. Caught one in Key
West reminded me of a tautog with bionic canines!
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