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pogey

, pogy Canadian slang
1. financial or other relief given to the unemployed by the government; dole
2. unemployment insurance
3. 
a. the office distributing relief to the unemployed
b. (as modifier): pogey clothes
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In the late 1990s, he began using the 1.5-ounce J-Mac jig for muskies, dressing it with a Berkley saltwater swimbait, the 6-inch Power Pogy, or a Lunker City Salt Shaker.
The scientists are borrowing the Pogy and a crew of 120 from the U.
Marys red jetty buoy when a massive kingfish charged our portside double pogy rig," said Bruce.
Whereas pogies are the easiest live baits to tempt these midsized speed demons, I've seen many a day either live or frozen cigar minnows pulled on a jighead would far out fish a live pogy. Once you're past the three-mile limit offshore, give me a well full of big sardines and cigar minnows and you can keep your pogies.
Whereas the river and creeks are mostly still only giving up small fish, there can be some real studs stacked against the ocean side of the south jetty looking for a pogy to gobble.
Jerk-and-pause, and it darts like an agitated mullet, pogy or other bait.
The Bob Sikes Cut and East Pass are great places to fish a pogy on the bottom.
They stayed in the pogy pods, and behind shrimp boats all through the month.
Down riggers are a good equalizer: Send a pilchard, herring, blue runner or pogy behind the boat about 40 feet, then clip the fishing line to the downrigger release and put the ball half--to two-thirds down to the bottom.
Fishing the pogy pods will be at a peak for tarpon in August, but it could well be worth looking behind shrimp boats to see if they're gulping chum.
If you're not going to use live chum, I highly recommend you limit your well to 1 pogy per gallon of water.
Remember, it's not normal for a kingfish (or anything else) to see a pogy 20 miles offshore.