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#1 MaineSquid



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Posted 06 September 2018 - 03:35 AM

Hello All,


New to the forum and squid fishing.  I was jigging for macks last weekend and hooked up to 4 squid on my sabiki rig and brought them home for dinner.  Now I'm hooked on squid fishing ! 


Question:  Do squid respond to chum?  I'm going shark fishing this weekend and was wondering if its worth while casting the squid jig while I'm waiting for a shark to bite.


Also everything I'm reading is showing that squid like light and "shallowish" water.  I caught these guys in over 200' of water but close to the surface.  Should I concentrate on shoals and closer to shore?


Thanks in advance.



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#2 Gilligan



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Posted 11 September 2018 - 10:06 PM

 Plenty of squid in the deep water, usually or often much larger than the ones we catch inshore from docks and bridges or from boats in 20-40 foot water. If you have a stern light on while shark fishing at night it will attract squid, no chum needed, just drop a squid jig down and see what hits.

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