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What do I need to know about deep sea fishing?

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Asked by: John Gente

How to Deep Sea Fish

  • Where to Fish. Whether you are just learning how to saltwater fish or have been saltwater fishing for years, the most important thing to know about offshore fishing is where to go. …
  • You’re Going to Need A Bigger Boat. …
  • Weighing the Weather. …
  • Best Bait Options. …
  • Avoid Seasickness. …
  • Landing The Big One.

What do you need for deep sea fishing?

Here’s a few things we made sure you don’t have to worry about.

  1. Fishing license. We’ve got you covered. …
  2. Bait. We have the best bait and lures around to make sure you catch what you’re looking for.
  3. Camera. We’ll make sure to get a picture of you and your catch that you can show off to all your friends. …
  4. Coolers and ice.

What is the best month to go deep sea fishing?

The best time to go ‘deep-sea fishing for a variety of medium and larger fish is June or July. You have less competition in June and more so in July. Be sure to check the fishing regulations as they change often.

What is the best bait for deep sea fishing?

Bait that’s good for tolling includes cigar minnows and shad. If you’re going to be bottom (or still) fishing, you can use fresh bait or fish you catch that isn’t edible. Squid, frozen cigar minnows and small pieces of fresh fish all work well for bottom fishing.

How much line do you need for deep sea fishing?

Deep-Sea Fishing

In general, you can get by with a 6 to 7-foot medium-action offshore fishing rod with a heavy baitcaster reel and 20-pound test monofilament line. If you’re going for deep-sea bottom fishing, however, you’ll need 50-pound line.

How do you avoid seasick deep sea fishing?

The Scopolamine Patch has been proven to be one of the most effective methods used for preventing sea sickness. For maximum protection, the makers recommend that you put the patch on the day before your fishing trip. Unfortunately, you will need to check with your doctor, as the patch is sold by prescription only.

What should I eat before deep sea fishing?

Keep your stomach a little full, it will keep it settled. Snack on dry, salty foods like crackers after a couple of hours on the water. Avoid heavy, greasy meals.

Is deep sea fishing better in the morning or afternoon?

It’s and old wives tale that fishing early in the morning is the best. We have great catches on both charters. However the morning charter may be better for schooling fish like Mackerel & King fish.

How far out the Gulf can you catch tuna?

You don’t have to travel very far to catch them – your fishing charter will take you about 50 miles offshore you will find schools of them swimming there, but if you want an even bigger catch you can travel about 75 miles offshore because this is where the real winners are to be found.

How much does it cost to go deep sea fishing in Mexico?


4 Hours 6 Hours 8 Hours
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What rod do I need for sea fishing?

Spinning Rods: Ideal to use from the shore, if you are going to be mostly spinning and float fishing then a 7-9ft spinning rod will help with presenting both artificial and natural baits. A longer, 9ft spinning rod is ideal for feathering methods.

How do you catch big saltwater fish from shore?

Saltwater Shore Fishing Tips

  1. Double check your fishing license. Do you tend to wait until the last minute to renew your fishing license or sometimes forget altogether? …
  2. Look for birds, find baitfish. …
  3. Fish troughs and deep pockets. …
  4. Check the tides. …
  5. Look for structure. …
  6. Know migration patterns. …
  7. Rig right and tie tight.

What type of fishing line is best for saltwater?

Monofilament, or mono, is not only the best saltwater fishing line for most applications, it’s also the most popular. Mono is thin, strong and subtle, water resistant and has good knot strength.

How often should you change saltwater fishing line?

Monofilament lines should be changed at least once a year, though many anglers recommend changing them after every fishing trip. Their durability depends on how much you use them: If you are a heavy fisher, you should change monofilament line 3 to 4 times a year. Moderate fishers can change it 2 to 3 times a year.

What color fishing line is best for inshore fishing?

Traditionally, bronze and green are great line colors for inshore saltwater fishing, says Mark Schindel, director of sport-fishing and outdoor products at Cortland Line. Muddy substrate, sea-grass flats, oyster bottom and off-colored water help the line disappear, offering a stealthy approach to stalk fish.

Can you use carp for sea fishing?

The quick answer is yes, it can be used, but it’s not what it was designed for. Carp line is (usually) thicker relative to the breaking strain than line designed for sea use. Also, sea line has a better abrasion resistance than those designed for fresh water use.

Can you use carp rod and reel for sea fishing?

Registered. The carp rods will be fine for summer beach fishing so long as it’s not rough – just the job for pushing out a 3 oz grip lead and bait.

Can you use a coarse fishing rod for sea fishing?

Sea fishing isn’t always easy but if you use lighter coarse tackle you can often catch a surprising amount of different mini species with the odd better fish thrown in. My record was catching 11 different species in a day on Sandown Pier on the Isle of Wight and it really helps using lighter coarse tackle.

Can you use a pike rod for sea fishing?

If you get a 2.5lb test carp/pike rod it will also double up as a flatty/bass rod. They are great for fishing estuary’s and of rocks.

What are carp rods?

These rods are casting tools, with a stiff butt section for power and a whip-crack tip section for flinging leads to the horizon. In years gone by, such dedicated casting rods would be dismissedas ‘broom handles’ that take the fun out of fighting a carp.

Can you use a carp rod for lure fishing?

You can use a carp rod. But compared to a proper lure rod it’ll be rubbish. Floppy. Handle too long and heavy and won’t cast light lures like a lure rod with the correct rating.

Can you use a carp rod for bass fishing?

Guest. you can safely use a 3oz weight on that rod mate to target bass and flatties and maybe wrasse off the rocks. a shock leader is advisable though,about 30lb bs should be ok with a 3oz lead. a shock leader also acts as a “rubbing” leader when fishing over abrasive ground ie sand or rocks etc.

What are carp rods good for?

In carp fishing, a rod with a test curve of either 2.75lb or 3lb, will cover most styles and distances, and are capable of hauling carp to over 30lb. On venues such as gravel pits, you should probably choose a rod with a test curve of 3.25lb or 3.50lb.

Can you use a carp rod for spinning?

You should be fine with a carp rod for spinning, could get to heavy tho if spinning for a long time.:clap2: Click to expand…

What is a match fishing rod?

A match fishing rod is designed primarily for float fishing. Whilst it is possible to land big fish the aim when match fishing is ‘little and often’. By having a quick action, the angler is able to reach significant distances with their float, giving them versatility and the option to catch over a wider area.

What is Ledger fishing?

Legering is basically a method anglers use in fishing a static bait on the bottom of a lake or river bed. Legering is probably the easiest and simplest way of fishing for bottom feeding fish like bream, barbel, tench and carp.

What is the best length for a fishing rod?

A short (6 feet or less) rod is ideal if you want to make short, accurate casts. When pinpoint accuracy is less critical, a long rod (over 7 feet) is the way to go. Dingy or dirty water and heavy cover are two situations where short-range accuracy is part of the recipe for success, and a shorter rod can really shine.