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DR Special - This lure has been primarily run as an artificial, although it has been rigged with Spanish mackerel and large mullet with success. This lure starts to smoke and wobble at 4 knots and has a very live action. The typical set up is with a double hook rig, 7732, 7731, or 7691S 10/0 to 12/0, 18' leader, (6'-8' leaders when using a wind on leader) to be run as an artificial. The trolling speed for this lure is between 6 and 12 knots, but can be varied depending upon sea conditions. To be run with natural baits rig the Spanish or mullet as you typically would and slide the color of choice over the nose, this can be pulled at the same speeds.
DR Standard - This lure has been primarily run as an artificial, although it has been rigged with Spanish mackerel and large mullet with success. The typical set up is with a double hook rig, 7732, 7731, or 7691S 9/0 to 11/0, 18' leader, (6'-8' leaders when using a wind on leader) to be run as an artificial. This lure starts to smoke and wobble at 4 knots and has a very live action. The trolling speed for this lure is between 6 and 12 knots. To be run with natural baits rig the Spanish or mullet as you typically would and slide the color of choice over the nose, this can be pulled at the same speeds.
DR Mini - This lure has been primarily run as an artificial, although it has been rigged with Spanish mackerel, horse ballyhoo, and mullet with success. The typical set up is with a double hook rig, 7732, 7731, or 7691S 8/0 to 9/0, 18' leader, (6'-8' leaders when using a wind on leader) to be run as an artificial. This lure starts to smoke and wobble at 4 knots and has a very live action. The trolling speed for this lure is between 5 and 12 knots. To be run with natural baits rig the Spanish or mullet as you typically would and slide the color of choice over the nose, this can be pulled at the same speeds.

Tackle - The "Little Head" and small lures can be trolled with light tackle from 16# to heavy tackle 130#, depending on the area and target species. Typically the medium can be trolled with the same (16# to 130#), but it is recommended to use at least 20# class tackle. The large lures should be trolled with at least 50# tackle, due to their size and amount of pull they create. The leader size used will vary depending on the crew, tackle, and sea conditions.

All Lures - All lures have caught a variety of striking fish to include: Marlin- Blue, Black, Striped, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna- Yellowfin, Bluefin, Blackfin, Bonita, Kingfish and Sailfish. They have been successfully used both as an artificial and with a variety of natural baits.

 

Offshore Trolling Lures & Riggs by Todd Tharp
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