Thursday, November 1, 2007

Reef and Wreck Fishing

In order to fish a reef or wreck, locating the best structure is critical. If you are not exactly on the piece, you are wasting you time. A good selection of electronic gear will greatly improve your fishing success. Using navigational equipment properly can put you on the mother-load of fish. In this video, an in-depth discussion of navigation devices and their use is covered. GPS is a hot issue and this video puts the questions to rest. The functioning of sonar devices is explained in relation to the whole package of electronics and fishing success. This video really focuses upon this topic.
Anchoring properly and "fishing the piece" to its greatest potential is the most critical part of reef and wreck fishing. This video covers essential boat handling and maneuvering strategies that allow this type of structure to be fished most effectively. The use of buoy markers, depth-recorders, figuring wind, tide and drift, anchor setting, wreck anchors and anchor lifting systems are all discussed and demonstrated.