In this second part of the High Speed Trolling for Wahoo video, Corey Burlew, a seasoned wahoo fishing professional, shares his knowledge on catching wahoo on the edge in the Bahamas. He discusses the tide-driven nature of the fishery and how wind can extend bites. Corey shares his expertise on the ideal depth for high-speed trolling and explains that angling and boat driving are effective strategies for catching wahoo.
Wahoo - Edge Fishing Bimini High Speed Trolling(00:11:15)
In this high-speed trolling for wahoo video, Corey Burlew dives deep into the intricacies of trolling the Bahamas waters. Corey isn't just any angler; he's a professional who has dedicated his life to fishing, with a significant portion of it being in fishing tournaments in the Bahamas.
Wahoo fishing isn't a walk in the park. There are several challenges that anglers face, and understanding the primary conditions is crucial. Here are some factors to consider:
- Tides, Wind, and Barometric Pressure: These are vital factors that can influence your fishing experience. When planning a trip to the islands, it's essential to keep these in mind.
- Tide-Driven Fishery: Wondering what to consider for a day of wahoo fishing in this environment? Corey's vast experience offers valuable insights. For instance, wind can influence whether bait gets driven to the edge or into deeper waters. The barometer, on the other hand, can hint at the depth of the fish and whether it's a good day to fish.
Corey emphasizes the importance of maintaining the right depth. Go too deep, and you won't get any bites. Stay too shallow, and you'll attract the wrong species. The key is to remain in the optimal area, moving at around 12 knots. Corey's advice on the ideal depth and hotspots for bites is invaluable.
Once the reel starts to scream, what's next? Corey has a unique approach to triggering more bites, and it's proven effective. Understanding how your wahoo trolling spread interacts with a school of fish can give insights into why Corey's method results in more catches. He shares specific techniques for both the angler and the boat driver.
To maximize your catch, sticking to the basics is essential. Corey Burlew shares his wisdom, derived from years of tournament fishing, to ensure you have a productive day out on the water.
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