Some Tips On Deep Sea Fishing At Night

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Deep sea fishing is an enjoyed activity by many. The
sun, sea and the adrenaline of adventure makes a
perfect day for such kind of activity. However, for
very experienced fishermen, they would advice you that
if you really want to get a good catch, it would be
best for you to start fishing 2 hours after sunset or
2 hours even before sunrise.



This is why most experienced fishermen would rather
have a night trip than a day trip. However, due to the
difference of environment during night fishing, if you
are new to this kind of setting, then there are
certain things that you should know to make your night
trip a successful one.

Getting Started

Although it may seem difficult, waking up in the wee
hours of the day is still possible. Additionally, you
can always get the help of an alarm clock to be your
wake-up call. There are some other preparations too
that should be done other than being able to wake up,
like preparing your bait.

It would be the best if you have already set up
everything you need and have some wet-bait ready even
half an hour before sun rise. It is important to
remember that anchoring and cooking the bait should be
finished by the time sunset arrives. This is due to
the reason that cooking through your night fishing
could be very dangerous. Plus, your bait should be
able to cool off before you can use it.

The Logic Behind It

The logic behind all these waking up early and
preparations is that fish usually feed shallower
around times like this. Thus, they are easier to
catch, since they’re only about 30 feet below the
water’s surface. In fact, according to experts,
twilight minutes are very productive especially if
you’re fishing for a living.

Where’s The Light At?

If you really want to have good results at the fastest
time possible, whether it be you are fishing in fresh
or salt water, try fishing around piers, which have
some lights. This is because fish are very attracted
to light beams that pass through the water surface in
different sea depths. In general, fishing excursions
usually have a very happy ending when held around
lights on piers or buoys.

Use Something Large

It is also important that you use very large dry or
wet flies, nymphs, and oversized streamers, if you are
really interested in getting a lot of catch of those
active feeders out there.

In fact, night-feeding can be easier for you when your
bait is that large enough for the fish to locate.
Additionally, you should remember to draw your baits
gradually along the surface of the water with a
jerking motion. Doing this would help attract some
trout. Nevertheless, you should also bring some extra
live bait and always keep the lure inside your water
or boat, safely contained.

See The Signs

During night fishing, you should always try to be on
guard for some signs that feeding fish are in the
area. Take note that at this time, you’ll be able to
hear them feeding themselves even before you see their
splashes or swirls in the water. Don’t forget to chuck
in your lure, as soon as possible and once you hear
them breaking the surface, into the spot that you
think they are in.

Additionally, you should try making repeated casts
anywhere that you think they may be circulating, since
fish have some trouble in locating lures during the
night.

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