5 Shore Fishing Tips and Techniques You Need To Know

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5 Shore Fishing Tips

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This point pretty much goes hand-in-hand with the fan-casting and the top/middle/bottom sections above. When you get the chance to fish from a boat, how often do you stay in the exact same spot? Probably a lot less than moving and grooving, looking for that hotspot. Once you find something that looks good or is producing fish, you go into lockdown and work things as hard as necessary. 

Well, the same goes for shore anglers. Why would you stand in one spot for hours on end unless you’re catching fish? Depending on the land you are fishing from, fan cast from a particular spot, work all levels of the water column and then move 20ish feet in either direction and similarly work the new area. 

Even if you’re at a cottage, once you finish fishing from the dock, walk down the shoreline and hit new water. If the neighbours love you, they’ll certainly let you access the water from their property as well.

A major key to successful shore fishing is to make tracks and move, move, move. In a high percentage of times, if you cover the entire area in front of you, you will ultimately do much better than being stationary.

Continue to Page 4 for more Shore Fishing Tips that can drastically improve your results! 

Pete Bowman

Pete, one of the most revered and popular anglers in the nation, has a tremendous love for the game… the fishing game. Pete’s vast knowledge of angling and ability to articulate it to audiences worldwide has endeared him to his fans who still see Pete as just “ONE OF THE BOYS”. Pete is also an accomplished and published outdoor writer and photographer as well as a sought-after speaker. In 2012 another of Pete’s ultimate fishing career highlights occurred when he was inducted into the Canadian Angler Hall Of Fame, something he never thought would happen. A Canadian fishing icon.

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