Fly Navarro is back with his good friend Capt. Paco Vela to continue their series on rigging up for daytime swordfishing. In this fishing video tip, they demonstrate how one goes about rigging mackerel for swordfish bait. Daytime deep dropping for swords is an exciting and relatively new fishery and many anglers are gearing up and learning how to tap this awesome fishery all around the world. Most use electric reels due to the extreme depths and weights involved in fishing the bottom where the swordfish spends the daylight hours. A mackerel makes a great bait and here is how to rig it up and make it swim again.
Mackerel make a great daytime swordfish bait if rigged properly. Here’s how!
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