3 Top Trolling Rigs For Any Coast

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Depending on where you fish and what your targeted species might be, these three trolling rigs can increase your ability to catch a wide variety of fish.  I use a mono leader when dolphin, billfish, or tuna are the most likely in an area and wire leader for wahoo and kingfish or just a more broad-spectrum approach. Match the hardware in your rigging to the line class and pressures you will be using.  I often use these rigs on the East Coast but have used them in the Bahamas, Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica.  The hardware may vary for a specific area, but the principle rigs are the same.  Give it a try on your coast!

Capt. Scott Goodwin
Capt. Scott Goodwin started fishing in the lakes of Kentucky where he grew up. A move to Florida, however, brought him into a whole new realm of fishing. After receiving a bachelor's degree in biology from Eckerd College, he decided that he liked catching fish more than studying them and thus began ...