Keeping Yourself in Position When Fishing Offshore

Finding fish is everyone’s top priority when fishing offshore, but being able to stay on top of them is the key to continued success. This video describes the common mistake made by even the most seasoned offshore anglers, driving away from the fish while looking for the fish. If you’re running and gunning on birds or breaking tuna, you can put miles between you and the bite zone in a matter of minutes, so it pays to go back and thoroughly retrace your steps. Once you relocate the fish that had been biting, you can quickly get back to bending on fish.

Erik Landesfeind
Erik Landesfeind is BD's Southern California Editor and has over 30 years of experience saltwater fishing for a range of species in both California and Mexican waters. Erik is also an active freelance writer and the author of the weekly column So Cal Scene, which BD publishes every Friday. In So Cal...