Welcome to the board. As far as topwaters it all depends on what they feel like eating that night. Sometimes it could be big topwater poppers, sometimes small swimbaits, sometimes mid range diving lures. Take a small assortment if you can. The guys over at 360tackle.com (one of the board sponsors) have some poppers and pencil baits that will work. I've seen guys toss everything from flying fish to tuna hunters to homemade lures. The lure just needs to be up to the challenge of having a big YFT hit it at full speed.oldtrackster said:Hey guys I have been watching this board for some time the guys over at Extreme Coast sent me here. I am a ******* from the hill country and I have two related questions for those who dont mind taking a minute. What kind of top waters would you recomend I have a couple of the big Zara spooks for freshwater stripers? Second whats the minimum line weight combination you guys use to throw topwaters at tuna? Thanks in advance for the help.
I think we've all made some type of similar mistake at least once, but the experience is still fun and makes for good stories later onoldtrackster said:PS I wish I would have had your split ring and hook tip earlier as I lost a rig donkey to a straitened split ring on a diamond jig.
Sounding like an old pro and being one are two different things. I still got a looooooong way to go before I get to that level. You're a lot closer than I am Johnnyroad master said:Feeder your starting to sound like an old pro.If you need anything let me know.Do'nt forget to use those poppers that I gave you from Newman.They were the shiznit on our last trip.
Put down the jigs.Spend a night with the topwater's.The better bft will be up top.Also you will have a better chance at a yft.After your first lap around the boat you'll be hooked.Tell Capt .Frank I said hi.Good luck!feeder said:Sounding like an old pro and being one are two different things. I still got a looooooong way to go before I get to that level. You're a lot closer than I am Johnny
I still have those swimbaits you gave me from Newman from last time. I'll be using them again if I get the chance.