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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Weedlines, current rips, or scattered reef lines are where you want to be.
Farther offshore, schoolie dolphin will be hiding under the mats of sargasso weeds that accumulate along current rips in the Gulf Stream.
Blackfin tuna tend to feed best an hour before sunset in our offshore waters along current rips in 100 to 300 feet of water.
It has various points and a few distinct current rips. I've had success with a variety of artificial lures around Exchange Island.
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.
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