current rips

current rips

[′kər·ənt ‚rips]
(oceanography)
Small waves formed on the surface of water by the meeting of opposing ocean currents; vertical oscillation, rather than progressive waves, is characteristic of current rips.
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It has various points and a few distinct current rips.
Troll with small spoons and/orjigs, concentrating on current rips, bar edges, diving birds, and boats that are fighting fish and you'll almost certainly hook up.
Surface-diving birds over boiling fish is your best sign offish, but if you can't find this you can prospect by trolling spoons and jigs along tidelines, current rips and bar edges in and around the passes until you connect.
Birds working bait, current rips and fish skyrocketing can all lead you to find a fishable school.
Dock fishing, day or night, is an ideal scenario for this cast, too, when you're presenting flies to the end or "T" of a dock where current rips along perpendicular to the structure.
If you want to target the macks then pull your baits up off the bottom and drift them midwater through tidelines, in current rips or anywhere you see birds dipping.
The drifting, anchored and trolling anglers will all be looking for signs of life, the clues to the bites--clues like diving birds, baitfish ripples, fleeing baitfish schools, feeding fish on the surface and fish marking on their depth recorders, as well as water color changes, current rips and temperature changes at the surface.
Otherwise, try fishing blind along bar edges, in current rips, or anywhere you find schools of bait.
The same areas are home to enough bluefish, blue runners, ladyfish and jacks to pretty much ensure bent rods to anyone who trolls spoons or small jigs along current rips in the inlets or around the offshore bars.
Look for Spanish mackerel, bluefish, blue runners and ladyfish in the current rips in the passes and also around the offshore bars.
Harter fishes a 20-foot skiff with a bow-mounted trolling motor, offering a stable, level platform for two or more anglers, and the kind of mobility desirable for approaching the bridge structure, current rips and likely sonar marks at various angles.
Working birds, skyrocketing fish and pronounced current rips will cue you to the best areas.