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Re: fishing in the wind

Posted by Wings42 (Posts: 165)
on May-25-08 6:44pm
(In reply to: fishing in the wind posted by johnnyboy15 on May-25-08 2:02pm)

From a pier, fish with the wind at your back. Rougher conditions call for heavier line and weights.

From shore, cast sidearm keeping the terminal tackle (bait or lure) low. With a spinning outfit, all that's needed is a little sideways snap from down low to get the lure or bait out. Also, from shore, if you can find a protected area like a little cove or the lee side of a jetty, fish from it. Finally, except in very rough conditions, there are more fish and bigger fish in close than you'd think. So try closer in, possibly with a heavier weight as kingjester suggested if the inshore conditions are rough.


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fishing in the wind   johnnyboy15 - May-25-08 2:02pm
Re: fishing in the wind   thebui - May-25-08 4:13pm
bigger weight...?   kingjester13 - May-25-08 5:45pm
Re: fishing in the wind   Wings42 - May-25-08 6:44pm
Re: fishing in the wind   thebui - May-25-08 8:19pm
Re: fishing in the wind   thebui - May-25-08 8:19pm
Re: fishing in the wind   pier roller - May-26-08 9:14am


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