Once you are offshore and locate a fishy looking spot, using a 15- to 30-pound medium weight conventional or spinning tackle
, take a frisky baitfish and hook it through the nose, or under the chin or near the anal fin with a 3/0 Mustad Ultra Point shortshank hook with a short trace of No.
On the Nith which isn't flyonly like the Tweed, many anglers will use spinning tackle
if the beat allows it.
Possibly they found it easier to use the spinning reel and are able to catch more fish when using spinning tackle
Local charter boat captain Mike Wisniewski of Jigged Up Sportfishing made the cover of "On the Water" magazine this week for his exceptional success jigging for giant tuna using light spinning tackle
Peter McFarland, fishing at St Abbs from his kayak, had a good day using light spinning tackle
, taking wrasse to 2lb, cod to 5lb, and a personal-best 7.
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL: Pike anglers using spinning tackle
have been catching up to six pike, weighing up to 9lb, almost anywhere along the canal from Ellesmere Port to Backford.
Most anglers used 6- and 8-pound-test line on spinning tackle
If you're conventional gear fishing, Acker suggests using light spinning tackle
with 10-pound test or less.
On our trip last June for king salmon, we caught only one fish (the limit)--a whopping 47-pounder on light spinning tackle
Beetlespins on ultralight spinning tackle
are a great way to stay busy with panfish, and your panfish party will be crashed by bass too.
Dunstanburgh Castle is a prime example, where anglers have been taking fish nearly every cast on light spinning tackle
Eventually, he moved out to deeper water and turned to fishing with spinning tackle
-- his favorite method of fishing.