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  • Arthur Bjontegard holds an amberjack caught vertical jigging with In The Spread

    2023, Bottom Fishing - Dropping Baits and Vertical Jigging

    Bottom fishing over deep offshore structure puts you in the strike zone for monster fish. Drifting and vertical jigging with optimal tackle allows you to thoroughly work ledges, wrecks, and rock piles. Match your rigging, lure choice, and presentation to the conditions to unlock the secrets of deep dropping success.

  • Bottom Fishing for Tilefish

    2019, Golden Tilefish - Bottom Fishing South Florida

    In the Spread fishing video, learn to catch golden tilefish in south Florida's waters by locating ideal bottom mud, using effective baits, rigging, making rigs, and drifting. Discover the importance of recognizing bites and trigger additional bites to become a smarter bottom fisherman.

  • Golden Tilefish -Biology of a Deep Water Delicacy

    2023, Golden Tilefish -Biology of a Deep Water Delicacy

    The golden tilefish is a marine fish species found in the western Atlantic Ocean, known for its vibrant coloration and unique appearance. Its elongated body and elongated dorsal fin make it a popular commercial and recreational species. They primarily feed on invertebrates and are regulated to prevent overfishing and maintain a sustainable population.

  • Catching Swordfish Starts with Knowledge

    2023, How to Catch Swordfish – Start with Knowledge

    This guide explores the biology, habitats, fishing methods, and conservation efforts of the swordfish, a legendary and elusive species. It explains the unique sword-like bill, best times, equipment, baits, lures, and techniques used. It also highlights the importance of dedication and sustainable practices in preserving swordfish populations for future generations.

  •  Reef Fishing - Beast or Feast

    2021, Reef Fishing - Beast or Feast

    Reef fishing is a diverse endeavor with various types of reefs, ledges, and atolls. It attracts various species and provides structure for concentrating them. Reefs, built over centuries by living organisms, serve as beacons for various species. Natural topography and artificial man-made objects contribute to the permanence of reef formations.

  • Daytime Swordfishing - Advanced Deep Dropping Made Easier

    2021, Daytime Swordfishing - Advanced Deep Dropping Made Easier

    Swordfish fishing has become a popular form of offshore fishing, with fishermen of all skill levels now boating swordfish. The introduction of instructional fishing videos like In The Spread has made it easier to deep drop baits to the ocean bottom during the day, making it more accessible to everyday fishers. Although it requires specific tackle and time investment, the rewards are well worth it.

  • Golden Tilefish caught deep dropping

    2021, Golden Tilefish - Deep Dropping for Good Eats

    Golden tilefish are easy to find and prospect in due to their unique habitat in mud bottom zones. They prefer to stay in the mud, making them difficult to mark on a machine. By bouncing lead in the mud, they stir curiosity. Tilefish have remarkable coloration and a large, toothy mouth for crushing bottom creatures, resulting in a unique lobster-like taste. Their flesh is snow white with a fine flake.

  • Swordfishing - The Fine Art of Deep Dropping

    2021, Swordfishing - The Fine Art of Deep Dropping

    Swordfishing, traditionally done at night, has evolved with research revealing that swordfish can now be caught in the daytime. Swordfish, a marine predator, primarily feed on cephalopods, including squid. They traverse extreme thermal barriers daily, feeding on rich prey resources both day and night. This diurnal migration allows for two distinct methods of swordfishing.

  • Tilefish - Fishing for Lobster By Another Name

    2021, Tilefish - Fishing for Lobster By Another Name

    Tilefish are a popular species for fishing during sunny days, feeding on various crustaceans and crustaceans. Their meat has a shellfish-like texture and flavor, similar to lobster or crab. They prefer soft sand and mud, making deep dropping easy. The fish is popular in Northeast, Florida, Gulf, and Texas, with ideal depths of 600-800 feet in South Florida.

  • Daytime Swordfishing - Gladiators of the Deep

    2020, Daytime Swordfishing - Gladiators of the Deep

    Daytime swordfishing involves deep dropping baits to depths over 1,000 feet, often requiring slow movement and a modified bottom jigging technique. With little current, it's easier to hit the bottom. However, current can hinder the process, so steering the tide is crucial. Daytime swordfishing is fun, time-consuming, and tiring, but can be exhilarating when the bite is on.