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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > September 2018 > Tautog Fishing Tips: Where to Go & What to Use
Tautog fishing tips are often in demand by anglers who fish along the Northeast coast since this species is known to be a particularly finicky feeder. "Tog" or blackfish, as they are often called, have a tendency to crush baits and spit them back out before the angler has a chance to get a solid hookset. Although, try fishing for tautog and you're likely to find that the thrill of bringing one to the boat will have you hopping back aboard for an encore trip.
Now that you know more about tautog fishing techniques, check the current regulations for this species and try your luck at landing your very first tautog.
Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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