When it comes to albies, anglers travel far and wide chasing rumors, reports and secret tips. Sometimes they are easy to find. Others, not so much. In any event, here’s a guide to some of the haunts that have produced fish for me over the past 25 years that I have been chasing these funny fish.
Lure: Epoxy Jig
Early September albie fishing in Vineyard Sound has been nothing short of fantastic so far this year, so here’s a quick video with some of the action off of Nobska Point in Falmouth. Filmed September 10, 2017
Here’s a list of techniques for this situation that I have put into my arsenal from over the years of fishing for these unpredictable speedsters from the Outer Banks to Cape Cod.
The 2oz and 3oz Epoxy Jigs are some of the more underrated lures fro striped bass, particularly those keyed in on Herring. Unlike with albies, Hogy Epoxy Jigs fed to stripers are fished a little slower. I personally Like to use these with 40lb braid and 40lb flouro leader.
The SI VMC 7266 Inline Bucktail Teaser Jig Hook is perfect hook for Epoxy Jigs, Sand Eel Jigs, Heavy Minnow Jigs and any other metal jigs. Learn how to rig this deadly inshore offering in this instructional video.