Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

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Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by venomrat » Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:06 am

Hi,

I managed to land a couple of small size Sagai at Bedok Jetty last Wednesday. :)

They were caught using sabiki jig. I think they were size 4 jig used for tamban,

My question would be is there any special technique or Jig size if I want to get larger sizes.

Will the bigger one attack larger sabiki jigs with larger hooks?

Any retrieve technique that work better for the pros here?

Any tip would be much appreciated.

Thanks.

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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by Vidic » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:22 am

Hi venomrat, the big ones will not attack one with large hooks, they are actually attracted on the feathers/fish skin attached to your sabiki hooks. You could try fishing in Southern Island, theres plenty of large Sagais over there.
Hook size is dependable, larger hooks do get you larger fishes but less on smallies. It is stronger and allows you to withstand the dash of bigger fish. Smaller hooks allows you to get both small and big, but it is brittle and you would have a tougher time to "set hook" on bigger fish.
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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by sgpu » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:28 am

congratz venomrat

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is it possible to request you bring us to southern island for the bigger sagais? i think most of us who are interested in targeting them would be interested to join you too :D
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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by venomrat » Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:12 pm

Thanks Vidic. :)

Do you use sabiki too?

What size would you recommend?

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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by Vidic » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:27 pm

venomrat, i'm not a fan of sabikis, the size you are using is fine for bedok jetty, just pray that a bigger one will take your hook. Should a big one take your sabiki, be prepared :D

Theres a thread mention by Peace on jigging, check it out ! viewtopic.php?f=1&t=3482
You could hire fishing charter by Henry Chan, he takes ppl out for light jigging in the Southern waters. The only thing that his booking is always full and could stretch to up to a year for good tides !
Check out the pics on the website too.
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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by venomrat » Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:47 pm

Thanks Vidic.

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Re: Question on Bumpnose Trevally aka Sagai.

Post by DMCY » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:17 pm

Vidic wrote:venomrat, i'm not a fan of sabikis, the size you are using is fine for bedok jetty, just pray that a bigger one will take your hook. Should a big one take your sabiki, be prepared :D

Theres a thread mention by Peace on jigging, check it out ! viewtopic.php?f=1&t=3482
You could hire fishing charter by Henry Chan, he takes ppl out for light jigging in the Southern waters. The only thing that his booking is always full and could stretch to up to a year for good tides !
Check out the pics on the website too.
Some sabiki hooks are very weak. Once, i hook up a fish that was probably a 2 kg grouper but lost the fish :( and the hook turned from j shape into like a boomerang shape as the hook could not withstand the weight of the fish.

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