Get started,squid jigs(egging) check list for beginner
Squid fishing entry equipment:
1, the squid rod (usually replaced by bass rods , the choice of the power is ML or M, the length choice is 2 meters to 2.4 meters, the length of the rod length is far away).
2, fishing reels, #0.6 – #1.5 PE line, 1000~2500 series fishing reels.
3, Leader line:The leader(sub line) use #1 fluorocarbon line, and the length is from 50 cm to 80 cm.
4, The lures: The lures is a squid jigs with a #2~#4. normal is #3, Popular sizes are 2.5, 3.0 and 3.5, this number being the feet/second drop rate.
Assembly of the fishing rig:
The main line and the leader can be connected with swivel , can also use the GT node directly tied wire connection, leader in with slipknot, with slipknot hanging squid jigs can.
How to find squid fishing point
Squid can be caught right around Australia year round. However, the southern half of the country arguably offers the best squidding during the cooler months of the year and they are most certainly a fun species to target whether it be land based or from a boat. Looks for those structure such as weed beds, reef areas or rock walls and they shouldn’t be too far away.
Carry a wide selection of jigs in various colors and sizes. Alternate between them to find what’s working best on the day.
When targeting from a boat drifting allows you to cover more ground and is more productive than at anchor.
Generally, we should choose some places where there are some underwater obstacles to catch. After all, squid is not only loved by humans, but also loved by big fish. Therefore, octopus will choose to move in areas with obstacles, so as to avoid predators and foraging.
The underwater terrain for reef sand, small stones are the most suitable for this kind of fishing terrain, it is difficult to have the deep and shallow depth of the subjective judgment, the general selection of water depth in the 2-6 meters, reef fishing port.The water color is cloudy, that is, the water color is too high, and it feels like the visibility in the water is quite unsatisfactory, and the squid usually will be far away from the area.
How to choose squid jigs color for best catch?
Does not advocate to bright color, to determine in accordance with the situation continues, in poor visibility at dawn or dusk and at night, or when the daytime squid to hide in the high vigilance outside, will first choose bright coloured color down, causing them to pay attention to the attack and, if they do not buy it, will use the dark squid jigs(egi)!
squid jigs(egi) are used in different colors for color use:
Pink:Used in cloudy days.
Orange:Dusk or dawn with the sun.Green:It is used at noon when the water is clear or the sun is out.
Blue:The water is added to the midday of the sun.
Coffee：In the dark, completely covered with fishing using the rocks.
Yellow:Used on the beach.
Grass green:Used in the bay of algae full of Inner Bay.
Black:Used when other colors do not work.
White (Glow):The night fish used in the moon night
Important rules for squid fishing techniques
As for the trailing and jumping squid jigs.It’s actually how you operate the fishing rod freely and attract the octopus. So there are many methods of operation, as if there are many operating methods like throwing the lure fishing, the basic action or the jumping ,traction,Z-action
The key point is:To give them the time and distance of the capture is to give the time and distance to the bait. Because the octopus are the bait trees when they sink in the bait.
Hit ：The squid and the shrimp are all carried out when the squid jig sinking.
Select a location where a strong light shines into the water
Try different depths
Try different colors
Keep your jig moving at all times
Set the hook when you feel the slightest pull on your line
How to building squid jigs rigs from egging tools kit
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