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#97967 - 02/22/05 09:54 PM Tackle box gear
stephda Offline
Hey everybody,
We are trying to put together a tackle box of gear to bring over there....any suggestions?? As suggested on this bulletin board, we bought ultra light rods and reels and are going to use 6 to 8 pound test line. But what kind of lures are the fish going for? We are staying at Belizean Shores, so I guess we will be fishing off of thier dock, among any other places that we find.... Any suggestions whatsoever would be greatly appreciated.

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#97968 - 02/22/05 10:36 PM Re: Tackle box gear
Laguna Punta Offline
...lot of fishing done with cut bait, sardines. No tackle box complete without my book..."Excuses for not catching any fish". PS. it might be good to bring a medium strength rod and reel with maybe 10-15 test to provide some latitude for bigger fish. These saltwater fish fight stronger than fresh water fish.
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#97969 - 02/22/05 11:00 PM Re: Tackle box gear
rockfish Offline
Check out this site:
http://www.angleradventures.com/blzwtb.html
It has a nice list of equipment for both fly and spin. I didn't have much luck from Belizean Shore's dock, but did find a spot just north of the dock that holds fish. Walk about 50 yards north up the beach, about 15 yards out it drops off, there use to be a post sticking up, but don't know if it's still there? Got a couple nice barracuda at that stick. Remember to use wire leader. If you get a chance go out with a local guide, it's well worth it.

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#97970 - 02/22/05 11:47 PM Re: Tackle box gear
stephda Offline
Thanks for the info. rockfish and Bill. I imagine that we are going to try all different areas that are accessible shocked ) Anyone else with suggestions....i wanna hear'em shocked )

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#97971 - 02/23/05 01:14 AM Re: Tackle box gear
dexte@ Offline
Bring alot of extra hooks and sinkers and give them to the kids....Let them use youe rod for a while, they will teach you how to catch fish ....

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#97972 - 02/23/05 04:44 PM Re: Tackle box gear
krehfish Offline
Stephda: Where are you from and what kind of fish are you'all use to? Tell us that and you may have "stuff" to load your box with.
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#97973 - 02/23/05 05:37 PM Re: Tackle box gear
stephda Offline
Hey Krehfish....we are from Alabama, US. We go to Florida alot and fish for mackeral, grouper, drum or whatever else is biting. We want to be able to catch whatever there is to eat out there. My boyfriend loves to fish....just tell us what to bring to be able to catch whatever over there and we will bring it on shocked )

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#97974 - 02/23/05 06:36 PM Re: Tackle box gear
krehfish Offline
Take your beam and crappie, even bass stuff for bonefish(which you'll not be eating) and for snappers. Small jigs in light/brite/shiny colors and with hooks that aren't fine wire. Your gear for fla. should do for larger stuff up to 15# of so. Bigger jigs,minnow baits,crank baits etc. A bunch of hooks and weights and he'll do fine.
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#97975 - 02/23/05 07:57 PM Re: Tackle box gear
stephda Offline
Yo krehfish......you be da bomb!!! Thanks so much for the info shocked ) Are bonefish just good fightin' fish?? Is that why people fish for them so much? I know in the Bahamas, people go bonefishing alot..if they aren't good fighters and you can't eat them, what's the point?

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