Squid fishing from a boat gives a lot more freedom from the landbased approach simply due to the ease of changing location but with it also comes many other options rather than using traditional squid jigs
Freshly caught squid when deep fried should give a tender result however many people seem to be less than impressed after trying cook deep fried calamari, it is possible that many squids are being overcooked
This is our “Best Squid Jig (Egi) For Beginners” recommendation for those that wish to take a shortcut and get to catching squid for a decent price but more importantly with an egi that does some damage
A quick and brief look into three Sepioteuthis squid (Cephalopod, Ika) species as it is often the broader naming that we use that adds to confusion regarding specific species and their correct taxonomy.
Squid fishing (eging) is a constant jigging style of fishing that uses rods specifically designed to limit arm / wrist fatigue, it makes sense to reverse the reel handle side to accommodate this type of fishing
Just when you thought a rod was just a rod along came squid fishing rods with all of the sub categories so that you can choose the version that suits a specific need and all before you know what that is yet
With vast amounts of squid fishing (eging) products as well as product choices available for purchase in Japan it is hard to believe that both local retail and online vendor choices elsewhere can be so limited
With both fluorocarbon leader and braid being around the 8 lb mark matched with specific rods that commonly have micro guides the chances of knot failure can be especially high for newcomers to the sport