Dredges are the gold standard for winning billfish tournaments worldwide. Squidnation, a leading fishing industry leader, is known for innovation and product development in dredges and dredge teasers. Bill Pino, an excellent angler and owner of Squidnation, shares his insights on dredges and sailfish teasers in an In The Spread fishing video. Continuous learning and smarter fishing are essential for success in billfishing.
Sailfish - Dredges and Teasers with Squidnation(00:36:54)
Dredge fishing has revolutionized the way we fish for marlin and sailfish, especially in the tournament environment. If you're not pulling dredges, you're probably not in the discussion. The whole idea behind dredge fishing is the act and the art of simulating a fleeing bait school. While all the components and tackle you need to do this can seem a daunting task to master, it really is straight forward.
One of the guys that is leading the industry in design, development, and use of dredges and dredge teasers is Bill Pino.
Bill Pino is the owner and brain trust of Squidnation. Bill is a charger. He never stops fishing and innovating. He listens. Most importantly, he listens to and fishes with some of the best fishing teams from around the world, to drive product development and build brand awareness. The feedback loop is at the bleeding edge.
For posterity, there are not many conversations about dredges, dredge fishing, or dredge teasers that do not involve Bill Pino and Squidnation.
We had the chance to talk to Bill about his exploits fishing Central America. This In The Spread Dredges and Teasers for Sailfish video is your entry into the world of Bill Pino just after winning the El Salvador International Bill Tournament, for the eleventy billionth time.
Dredge Fishing Setup
We discuss with Bill his dredge fishing setup for sailfish in Central America and what he is seeing in terms of teaser usage. Learn how Bill and his teams win billfish tournaments year after year, with the insight he shares in this video. His thoughts on baiting strategies are refined. There is a lot to learn by just listening to his analysis of what is going on when a sailfish enters the spread.
See it all in action. Watch Bill Pino demonstrate how to set up a dredge for sailfish, for his teams program. It is a winning combination.
Bill Pino is at the top of the dredge fishing game. His flippy floppy is a killer and a must-have for any sailfishing boat. It was a treat to be able to sit and discuss this style of fishing with a master. Keep grinding and never stop learning.