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Primitive Fishing! Handline Rock Fishing in Mexico!

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Rock fishing in Cabo San Lucas is DANGEROUS. Try at your own risk. Today we are ditching our fishing rods and reels and going with a more primitive version of fishing. HAND LINING. It is a whole class of fishing on its own. Many countries still have this as a primary method of fishing. It may seem basic, however it requires much skill to master. There is an art to hand lining. Watch us succeed, watch us fail. Learn from us! SENKOSKIPPER SUPER SALTY BAIT Super Salty Tentacle Bait: http://bit.ly/squidtents Super Salty Chunk Bait: http://bit.ly/squidstrips Super Salty Jacket Bait: http://bit.ly/squidjackets SENKOSKIPPER ADVENTURE KITS Surf Fishing Adventure Kit: http://bit.ly/surfadventurekit Pier Fishing Adventure Kit: http://bit.ly/pieradventurekit Jetty Fishing Adventure Kit: http://bit.ly/jettyadventure SENKOSKIPPER PDF TUTORIALS What Knots to Tie and When PDF: http://bit.ly/Knotsguide Surf Fishing Adventure Guide: http://bit.ly/SenkoSurfGuide Pier Fishing Adventure Guide: http://bit.ly/SenkoPIERadventure Jetty Fishing Adventure Guide: http://bit.ly/SenkoJETTYadventureguide VISIT OUR Senko Skipper Store http://www.senkoskipper.com/ Follow us on Instagram @ SenkoSkipper Join Our fishing community on Facebook: Search " Senko Skipper Fishing Community" to join our private group! Interested in more Vintage Fishing gear? Check out our new Vintage fishing Facebook page! Search: "Senko Skipper Vintage Fishing" Send us stuff to our PO Box to be featured on our show 6030 Marshalee Drive #151, Elkridge, Md 21075, USA
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tr99ac (4 months ago)
just for Erin thumbs up!
rodney thompson (1 month ago)
Rubber finger stalls (rubber rings ) make from bike inner tubes over gloves at th first joint of the finger .
rocketman ure (1 month ago)
Huge fish this big 😂😂😂👍
Tom Hamnjr (1 month ago)
Yea to Erin you make him look so good. Your a super star.
Te invito a visitar puerto vallarta Jalisco
Mikey Bule (2 months ago)
This is by far the best way to enjoy fishing. . . . fishing with hand reels.
Sheila Keenan (2 months ago)
Ahh Brendan... WHY have you not put a 💍 on this lovely lady’s finger yet?! 🤭
ehumaui 408 (2 months ago)
Check out keiki fishing adventures for crab catchers hawaii style
Ray Panis (2 months ago)
You can use an old coffee Can or any can with big diameter and you can use it like a Cuban Yo-yo with at least 50 lbs mono. That's what I used when I was a kid. Both of you inspired me and I started fishing again after 25 yrs. Now with my wife and 9 yr old son. Thanks so much! Keep it up
Andrew B. Villasor (2 months ago)
Dont hold the line along the ridge of your finger.
mpirarxos (2 months ago)
i use handlines every time. Got some big ones. Also you don't pull the line like a maniac. You let the fish take it's space if it drags. just like when you reel
gianni arnoldons (2 months ago)
Oh and skipper is truly blessed to have such a nice girl as gf (or wife) , veery rare to find good ppl nowadays! Bless!
gianni arnoldons (2 months ago)
Damn good job as always! The place looks damn AMAZING
ivan kock (3 months ago)
Yes your line is too lite we do it with ticker line 60 lb and for bigger fish 100lb so you can get a better grip on it and When you have fish on dont pull in from left to right by trying to grab the line you have to like roll it overhand love all of your vid keep up the good work
Ace Rms (3 months ago)
In about a hundred cuts your hand will get a tougher, that’s what old fishermen used to tell me. Use gloves, simple method and reliable.
allan sisson (3 months ago)
I've been fishing, now catching up. Hand line wow . Great job Erin Is the Crew ! Big Thumbs Up.
matthew dyess (3 months ago)
Intro cracked me up
Bogdan Civric (3 months ago)
Do you know how people in Montenegro learn how to fight big fish? 0.1mm line that is about 1lb test tied to the wooden beam and try sliding your fingers without braking it. Also make sure that your fingertips are wet when doing that for better sliding and later on for not making those wounds again. My personal best was 4.2kg fish on hands.
kellilovski (3 months ago)
I wish I could have a wife like Erin as a fishing partner
Terrence Wrigley (3 months ago)
I see an Egyptian man handling mackerel all the time and he used no gloves and 30lb. He used 1oz to 2oz with 4 to 6 flies. He was very skilled and was getting out about 40yards whipping it around four or five times and throwing it kinda like throwing a sling.
E!. Box (3 months ago)
You need a thicker line for this kind of fishing.
DeKa Koplak (3 months ago)
You can use the crab's leg, in my country i use it to fishing snapper n grouper.
DEADTH SCYTHE (3 months ago)
next time use a bottle as a reel to avoid cuts in the fingers is the way we fish in Mexico
Ray Law (3 months ago)
You are such a lucky guy with such a good girlfriend !
Senko Skipper (3 months ago)
I am very grateful for her in my life
shylildude (4 months ago)
You look like David So.
Kadek Widy (4 months ago)
it's a common technique that we do in bali, even though you have a rod and reel, but here we change the spool with a bamboo or a PVC to have a better grip
Kadek Widy (4 months ago)
in bali that handling fishing is still useful technique Eventhought you have a rod and reel. but here we change the spool with a bamboo or a PVC to have a better grip on the spool
Timothy Wilson (4 months ago)
Other people have said this as well, but yeah use a Cuban Yoyo to fish with. They come in several different sizes and are inexpensive. Challenge 50140 Yo-Yo Hand Reel https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0084EF0ZY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_Jz6ABb3163264
Shadow Stick (4 months ago)
hey senko if you want to catch big striped bass come to hull MA we have 30 to 50 inch strippers
Angel Gomez (4 months ago)
U need 2 marry erin
Angel Gomez (4 months ago)
U really need those gloves
Arnulfo Matias (4 months ago)
Fish in the PH
Azzamatic (4 months ago)
If you have a small pot laying around the kitchen at the hotel it would make an excellent handline
Iqram Mazian (4 months ago)
never use braid for handlining, use floro or mono line, 50LB at least.
Shariq Ullah Khan (4 months ago)
Love from Karachi, Pakistan!!!
Christopher Reno (4 months ago)
Hello senko skipper team. First of all I want to tell you how great your channel is and that I really like your idea to show people how to do their best to catch fish. I want to do the same and also want to support the local businesses. That is the reason I want to start my app for Florida saltwater fishing. I opened a gofundme page and am looking for support. I would love to send youy link and hope you could share that information with all your followers. gofundme.com/hotspot-fishing please check it out. Thank you
Richard Waynick (4 months ago)
I’ll try to order by laptop don’t work on cellphone
val sam (4 months ago)
Tu pêche comme un gros porc essaye de respecter les animaux. Ok?
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
Il est très difficile de pêcher ici. Nous faisons tous de notre mieux pour respecter le poisson.
Shariq Ullah Khan (4 months ago)
You should use Mono line heavier 30 lbs to 60 lbs and you must use gloves
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
im going to try using a heavier mono with a light leader next time
tamahome vang (4 months ago)
Love your vids but what happened to your leg?
tamahome vang (4 months ago)
Senko Skipper because in the past videos it looked like you had a black brace on?
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
my leg? haha
Ahora te vienes a Cancún
Richard Waynick (4 months ago)
Want some super salty square but it won’t let me pay for how do you pay for it
Richard Waynick (4 months ago)
There is not one there
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
i think you may have to find the checkout button in the upper righthand corner in the cart and then proceed to use you card through paypal. let me know if this helps to answer your question, we've been making a lot of changes!
Rudy Jimenez (4 months ago)
Awesome job Erin and Brendon maybe thicker line and a coke can next time.
Rudy Jimenez (4 months ago)
Senko Skipper ive seen little kids fishing off docks in Ensenada mexico with coke cans or plastic bottles. When the cast out line they point can or bottle end out and the line goes out and use can or bottle to wind in using a circular motion to wind in. I think by using thick line and only 20 yards of line is easier to manage and control. Good luck Brendon I'll be waiting for your next show.
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
lol good suggestion. i think i need to wrap it around something...
Sky Pesca 504 (4 months ago)
50 o 60 lbs yo pesque mucho con la Mano
Sky Pesca 504 (4 months ago)
Senko Skipper yes try. I did it many times back in Honduras
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
next time!
Tony Luu (4 months ago)
You guys should try some beach fishing for snook on lighter tackle
Joshua Coulston (4 months ago)
Do you ever do freshwater fishing and where do you live ????? I'm a new subscriber
pappamann (4 months ago)
Alex Honka (4 months ago)
Why arent yall married yet? Lol
RICARDO Rodriguez (4 months ago)
Grow tougher skin & don't catch crabs from anybody. Lol
Joshua Wong (4 months ago)
Use some thicker heavier line and use this thing thats called a cuban yoyo . It has a hole in it thats ment for your hand , it makes it easier to retrieve and throw your line out , thus making it a one man job . People in my area have done it for so long , they have thicker skin (calluses) on their finger . So it doesent really bother them . Good video btw 👍🏼
George Solognier (4 months ago)
Hi Senko , greethings from ARUBA , UR THE BEST 👊✌
Screw You (4 months ago)
Erin is a life saver. She even gave you crabs, not something I would always want from a girlfriend. LOL!
Alan Espinoza Hernandez (4 months ago)
now have to belive in god, i need an Erin.
Alan Espinoza Hernandez (4 months ago)
dude a live in cabo, have a great time
Ali Zar (4 months ago)
In my country we do hand lining. There is no rod concept there. We wear band aid on each finger where the line rubs to avoid getting cut.
Jonah Schneider (4 months ago)
I went to Cabo in winter caught we got a striped marlin, 3 or 4 tuna and a dorado, also tried handling did not get anything
oscar gordillo (4 months ago)
You can use a bottle of Coca-Cola for that . I really enjoy your videos 👍🏻
Jonathan Derby (4 months ago)
You can cut your fingers off if you’re not careful
chamukos world (4 months ago)
How lond does it take super salty squid to be shipped and arrive to texas? I just ordered aome just wondering
Arif Shaikh (4 months ago)
Big thumbs up from Kenya, Your channel has really inspired me to go back fishing....
Tackle Reviews (4 months ago)
wear gloves
Javier Hernandez (4 months ago)
I have hand line fished since i was five years old. I am 45 now and i all ways used gloves. The line weigh doesn't matter use gloves. You felt what happened when you hooked into that big fish. The lesson learned use gloves always. I love your show and i to have learned from you.
pablo muñoz de cote (4 months ago)
Viva México
Busyme Gaming (4 months ago)
On Cabo san lucas and plays Guadalajar song 😂😂
Busyme Gaming (4 months ago)
Senko Skipper awesome !
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
Lol recorded live while we were there by some local musicians!
Eric Magnuson (4 months ago)
Thumbs up just for Erin! 👍 The real MVP!!!!!
El Chavez (4 months ago)
fishing war (4 months ago)
fishing inside my house (4 months ago)
Why you walk inside the water wearing socks and shoes in your feet? ?
Senko Skipper (4 months ago)
So dangerous! I have cleats on the bottom too to grip on the rocks
Cooper Maio (4 months ago)
To be real this fishing channel is more for beginner anglers
Stilweel (4 months ago)
Should be a parrot fish. You can try using a heavier main line and a lighter leader.
Heriberto Marrufo (4 months ago)
use a Cuban yo-yo
dassey dsouza D3 fishing (4 months ago)
Line size does not matter make sure u hold it tight once u hook up and then hold it between all your figures and t hole off your palm so t friction area is larger for it to get hot and burned
TheKoalaJuice (4 months ago)
6:30 I don't know why I giggled.
Nates Pics (4 months ago)
Josias Obando (4 months ago)
2Cups2Go (4 months ago)
Loving the shows keep em coming. I am learning alot from them. I use bread to catch small fish and use them to catch bigger ones. Any suggestions for fishing strong current rivers?
The Autistic Angler (4 months ago)
Stop being rude to erin
Raul Colmenero (4 months ago)
Yeah I've cut myself pretty good just tying knots when my hands are wet and I had too many beers like an idiot. Also a blue Herron flew onto my line and I stopped him to release him, got cut horribly that time but he lived, gloves with cut off finger tips are a must at least on one hand. Dude 20lb test is really thick, I wouldn't go any lighter as it would cut u even easier.
Mo Doe (4 months ago)
Nice video dude. I went to Fiji and did night fishing. I was using a hand line and caught a barracuda. I used medical tape to protect my fingers. Also I was using fresh bait with 20 lbs test line. When you set the hook, strike it hard sideways.
KastKing (4 months ago)
Who needs a rod or reel?! Great video :)
porter house (4 months ago)
Hook me up bro!! Lol
Rupert McNaught Davis (4 months ago)
Well done,Erin!
John Leonard (4 months ago)
Saw you got cut. We had hand lines as a kid, the line was a thick natural fibre twine on a frame and we'd use mono for the leader. Might want to try something similar.
Nathanael Davis (4 months ago)
Hand lining is actually my main fishing strategy. It's cheap and easy to learn especially as I can't afford rods as yet. Tip, get your hands on a hands caster or a yoyo as some may call it. It really makes the whole game easier. I tend to use 40lb line.
John Leonard (4 months ago)
If you were really hardcore, you'd coil the line around an empty beer or soda bottle, making what is essentially an open-faced spinning reel. Use the neck as a handle and reel in by twirling. But cool nonetheless.
Max Rodriguez (4 months ago)
Too light
Yuval Gertman (4 months ago)
You and erin have kids?
William Chin (4 months ago)
Love the videos man, me and my buddy were just talking about primative fishing. The next day you post this! Awesome!!
Lee Reddy (4 months ago)
Just the other day I was thinking about hand lining, you just invested in hand lining by getting thst burn bro, once that burn heals you gonna have a nice calous on there, you wont even feel the burn next time.
Lee Reddy (4 months ago)
👍 for Erin, hope you catch that elusive blue colourful fish bro.
tracy bradshaw (4 months ago)
You guys rock! Great time! Your a lucky man to have suck a sweet girlfriend!
Beachboy Stephen (4 months ago)
Erin 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
the_cromo H (4 months ago)
Hello man...hey papa what's the name of that resort or hotel which you're staying there please.... thanks
ariel tan (4 months ago)
i just got the same burn & cut in the finger last week try to land a huge stingray on the breakwater by hand lining here in saudi arabia.. unfortunately the line snaps.. big thumbs up for erin! thanks also for the fishing tips.. more power!
kojimari Cam (4 months ago)
try tofind bishima-ito that is thick somoothline with Small snkers add on each 80-120cm
LaLaLa130878 (4 months ago)
Thumbs Up for SCE!!!
Austin13 (4 months ago)
Wrap it back around the spool as u bring it in or wrap it around ur hand. Don't just keep pulling the line up with ur hands
Austin13 (4 months ago)
That's not the way u hand line fish. That's why u got cut
Jordan Weinstein (4 months ago)
"cut it pretty deep" *not 1 drop of blood* okay then lol
2LeMoNniNjA2 1.0 (4 months ago)
I unsubscribed these people r stupid and boring go watch Jon b
Danny Castellanos (4 months ago)
You can also try the Cuban Yo Yo Fishing Reel if your going to attempt hand lining without using any gloves. I knew you we’re going to get burned & cut. That’s why I tuned in😈

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