Down Riggers

BlstevensBlstevens Member Posts: 5 ✭✭
edited February 2016 in The Fishing Hole!
What's the trick to Down Rigging, I need to learn how to do it to fish for strippers at Raystown Lake in PA. Anybody fish there to give me tips or lessons this year?


  • NeoBlackdogNeoBlackdog Member Posts: 12,447 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Some good info in this article.
    I've been using downriggers for the last 8 years and they are a great way to get down where the big ones are. It can be a little intimidating at first but you will eventually get the hang of it. I like to use a long lightweight rod and a good baitcasting reel and Spiderwire braided line. The Spiderwire is slippery and seems to pop out of the release more easily.
    Good luck!
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