Author: Landshark (Alumni)
Fishing Big Baits Offshore Of Florida
Below is the video that accompanies this article!
This article serves to help you in terms of rigging big baits when slow trolling offshore. How to catch these big live baits such as mackerel, blue runners, and bullet bonito can be found here.
"fast moving baits that put out some crazy vibrations of distress This is what triggers big pelagics to eat a lot of time!"
Trying to narrate how to make a rig and visually explain how to rig your bait is rather unproductive, when a video can do this much better. With that being said I will go over why Slow Trolling big live baits should be a tool in your offshore strategies.
" Bullet bonito, mackerel and blue runners are hardy"
The rig mentioned in the video can be used on bonito, mackerel, blue runners, bluefish and even ladyfish. Basically any bait that is no longer than 20in really.
The videos posted below actually show this method in use!
Additionally fish tend to want a frantic, fast moving bait to entice them to eat. Bullet bonito, mackerel and blue runners are hardy, fast moving baits that put out some crazy vibrations of distress This is what triggers big pelagics to eat a lot of time!
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