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Appleknocker Time (False Albacore)

false albacore on exo jig

False albacore turn hot in southern New England Story and Photos by Capt. Tom Migdalski False albacore, properly called “little tunny,” and scientifically named “Euthynnus alletteratus,” have several other nicknames but my favorite is “appleknocker,” earned from their peak occurrence coinciding with when ripe apples drop in local orchards. Similar to its cousin the Atlantic […]

Back to School Time

striped bass exo jig

Schoolie Bass Make for Hot Autumn Action Story and Photos by Capt. Tom Migdalski The seas were glassy as friend Vince Battista and I charged out of the Niantic River from the Connecticut shore. We ran southeast through Niantic Bay, rousting clusters of gulls off the water, which were clearly resting there between surface blitzes. […]

Rigging and Tuning the EXO Jig

Rigging and Tuning the EXO Jig By Capt. Tom Migdalski Before you toss any new lure into the brine you must rig it first. But there are many ways to rig a lure, depending on personal preference, fishing style, target species, and how the lure itself comes from the manufacturer. The term “rigging” can be […]

EXO Jigs – Not Just For Albies & Bonito

EXO Jigs start gaining attention when bonito start arriving and they go into full effect once the first albies (false albacore) show up in New England.  We originally designed the EXO Jigs with false albacore in mind – we wanted to create something that would mimic the baitfish that the hard tails were targeting, but […]

ICAST 2020 Online

ICAST Online 2020

ICAST 2020 Online This year ICAST 2020 will be online only, so be sure to stop by Game On!’s “virtual booth” and check out some exciting new products as well as show special discounts. Click here to visit us!   The general public does not need to register for ICAST 2020 Online, and it is […]