Fishing with Downriggers

by Jim Dimaggio

Once you get down to it—really down to it—the key to catching more fish is simply to present your bait in the strike zone. Sound simple? It is. The more time you fish in the active feeding zone the more likely you are to catch fish.

When you can see the fish feeding, fishing where they are is easy; just cast in front of them. However, many times the active feeding zone is far below the water’s surface, making it difficult to both present your bait and to locate the fish in the first place. This content is available for subscribers only.

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