Trout Fishing-Mountain Lakes, Rivers, Streams

  • Black/Gold 1/32, 1/16 & 1/8 oz. are our top performers this year!
    • Other popular colors are Brown Gold, Chovy, Red Crab, Shad White, and Yellow White.
  • New addition – Trout are loving the new Mermaids Milk Crawfish scent available in 2 oz size.
  • New addition – We are offering Unscented Baits for fishing areas where artificial unscented baits are required!
    • Comes in 1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 oz sizes.
    • Available colors: Black Gold, Brown Gold, Chovy, Sardine Green, Red Crab, and Shad White.
  • Always popular is the Mermaids Milk Garlic Scent available in 2 and 4 oz sizes.

Freshwater Bass Fishing

  • Large mouth and Stripe Bass chasing schools of shad in open water, using Mint, Chovy, Shad White, Black Gold, and Purple Silver in the 1/8 and 1/4 oz sizes is highly effective.
  • Add the Mermaids Milk Crawfish or Fin Bait scent.

Bay Fishing

  • Spotted Bay Bass – ¼ is the go-to size in most bays from rocks, docks, or shore. When fishing from a vessel use the 3/8 and 5/8 oz. size for San Diego Bay and Long Beach Harbor in the Chovy, Sardine Green, Mint, Glow Green, Shad White, and Brown/Gold.
  • There is always a good chance of catching a nice Halibut, Corvina, Corbina, or Sand Bass while fishing the bays with HUBS.

Inshore Fishing

  • Calico and Sand Bass – Staples for these fish 3/8 and 5/8 oz. near the kelp line.
  • 1 & 1 ½ oz. double rigged with Owner 3-way swivels in size #2 & #4 for open water and deep structure bass.
  • The most effective colors are Red Crab, Mint, Sardine Green, Chovy, and Pink Silver.
  • All the Mermaid’s Milk Scents we make are helpful for saltwater bass.

Halibut Fishing

  • When bass fishing we have found that Halibut are often caught. Usually with a slower retrieve near the bottom.

Yellowtail Fishing

Rock Fishing

  • Bite is all summer long! We are seeing more and more Lingcod too!
  • Double rig (2) 1.5 Big Game baits or Bullet Baits.
  • For a better chance of Big Reds and Lingcod in deeper water (200-400 feet) use the 3 or 4 oz. XL baits double rigged with one big bait and one small bait.
  • Owner 3-way swivel No. 2 recommended for a double rig. See instructional video on the website.
  • Crustacean, Fin Bait, or our new Craw scent are great additions.
  • Also available are the 6oz. baits for big fish in deep water or for if you are heading up north, you don’t want to go without these big boys!

Always good to have in your tackle box

Big Apparel Sale-Entire Months of August and September
See online store for details and while supplies last.

Always check out our instructional videos at https://www.hookupbaits.com/videos/.