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December 3, 2019

Kayak Trolling, 101

I enjoy kayak fishing, but I’m no kayak fishing expert. Fortunately I know a lot of people who are, and recently when one of them took me out for a day, he shared some basics with […]
September 17, 2019

Trolling With Planers

With one of the best Spanish mackerel bites in memory going off this summer, we’ve done a lot of trolling with planers lately. You know the gig: number one, two, and three planers get rigged in-line, […]
August 8, 2019

3 King Mackerel Fishing Tips

King mackerel are a great target for anglers to set their sights on. Quite often you don’t have to travel far to find them, they bite willingly, and they taste great (just as long as you […]
July 11, 2019
spreader bar for tuna fishing

Side Winders For Tuna

Spreader bars are a great lure for yellowfin tuna, and now there’s a new spreader bar option on the market: side-winders. If you haven’t heard of them before, that’s likely because I just made that name […]
December 4, 2018
trolling from a kayak

Three Tips For Kayak Trolling

I recently spent a day kayak trolling, and while I’m no kayak fishing sharpie (I usually have 22 feet of fiberglass underfoot) the angler I was with, Zach Ditmars, certainly is. He’s focused on hooking everything […]
November 6, 2018
mylar dredge

Dredges for Offshore Trolling: Do You Need Them?

Offshore trollers often pull multi-arm dredges to tease billfish up to the boat, and serious marlin anglers wouldn’t leave the dock without one. But does the average angler towing a mixed spread for multiple species like […]
March 27, 2018
kayak trolling

Kayak Trolling Tips

Kayak trolling can be quite effective, and that goes for paddlers as well as peddlers. Yes, you will need a kayak rigged properly, particularly when it comes to having multiple rod holders. And this form of […]
September 9, 2014
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Five Tips for Trolling

Trolling is an effective way to catch fish, but it could be a lot more effective for a lot of anglers. Why? Because it isn’t quite as simple as it seems – how you outfit and […]
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