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\r\n Taking a cruise in about a month...
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\r\nOne stop is a beach day on a "private island". One option there is to rent a rod (or maybe bring my own collapsing rod).
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\r\nI was thinking of bringing some jig heads and DOA/Zman curly tails in white/chartreuse and silver.
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\r\nNo treble hooks for me... I have too much trouble taking them out of a fish without hooking myself.
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\r\nAny other lure suggestions.... Want small, easy to pack stuff.\r\n
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    I was told bonefish are not common in the area. Leaning towards a light, segmented rod and a 2000 reel with 10lb braid... Barracuda would tear that up.
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    The smaller ones would be fun on that rig, just do not cast to big ones. I catch little ones in canals in Florida with Mirrolures, use a short wire leader or it gets expensive fast.\r\n
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      Default Anyone shore fish the bahamas?

      Taking a cruise in about a month...

      One stop is a beach day on a "private island". One option there is to rent a rod (or maybe bring my own collapsing rod).

      "Island" is Princess Cay. Shallow water.

      I was thinking of bringing some jig heads and DOA/Zman curly tails in white/chartreuse and silver.

      No treble hooks for me... I have too much trouble taking them out of a fish without hooking myself.

      Any other lure suggestions.... Want small, easy to pack stuff.
      After all is said and done.... A heck of a lot more will be said than done
      Red X Angler
      "Sublime" - 2013 NuCanoe Frontier in lime green

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