You can use a jigging rod for bottom fishing. Although it is not typically used for bottom fishing, most jigging rods will work perfectly. The best length jigging rod for bottom fishing would be a 5’8-7’, light to medium weight graphite rod with good flexibility fitted with a spinning reel.
A quality fish finder will incorporate CHIRP Sonar to distinguish fish from other structures, A GPS for both safety and for logging of fishing numbers, a good quality, weather and glare resistant Hi-Res screen
The phases of The Moon can affect fishing success. This is due in large part to how the moon affects the tides. However with the increase in light during a full moon, if in a cloudless sky of course, then there are other factors to consider. So…
Walleye fishing line or leader should be monofilament or fluorocarbon of about 10lb test. Braid can also be used with leaders.
he average single seat fishing kayak is around 11ft in length. Fishing kayaks can range from 8.5ft up to 17ft for tandem designs. Longer kayaks are faster through water, and shorter are more maneuverable.
Rising and falling tides are statistically the best tides to fish. Rising tides bring cooler waters, and increases in oxygen, outgoing tides will take bait and nutrients out to fish
Kayak fishing at night brings a whole new dimension to the activity. This requires some additional planning and gear. Knowing your fishing grounds, using the right kayak, lighting, clothing, and fishing gear all need consideration.
Tackle backpacks are a purpose built fishing accessory that allows an angler to effectively store and transport equipment they will need to fish.
Happy Fish farm is a converted fish farm close to Tin Shui Wai in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It stocks Carp, Tilapia, Catfish and Pacu. You can hire fishing gear or bring your own. The cost is about 100 Hong Dollars to fish, or 230 HKD with bait and rod hire ( including a 100 HKD returnable deposit)
You can use a baitcaster reel for drop shot fishing. This rig may not give the same feel as a dedicated rig but can be used for this fishing method. The main issue with a baitcaster is the rate the line comes off the spool, which may be a little slow if you need to get your rig down deep fast.