Hit & Miss Tricky O'io!

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Scuba Chris
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Hit & Miss Tricky O'io!

Postby Scuba Chris » Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:37 am

This video will highlight a recent hit & miss. I recognize the culprit as a Bonefish because of the way it ran at me when hooked and that it was in an area that was a well known spot for Boners. I had a visitor standing next to me that alerted me of the initial hit. This is a trick the Bonefish employs to fool the anglers that there's nothing there when in fact the fish is coming at you building-up speed to either break the line or throw the hook.

I decided to make a short video showing this. You need to reel that excess line in as fast as you can before it tangles on the reef and you'd be forced to cut it. This isn't good for the environment and your pocketbook. Because i tried to take in the slack fast i didn't have the time to disengage the ratchet, this will in time cause damage to the gears and shouldn't be repeated.

Bonefish are one of the best gamefish for it's size. Always those sizzling runs will get your heart pumping!


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