Cod Fishing From Boat

Cod fishing from boats is an exciting leisure activity that is suitable for everyone. It is usually from boat that the biggest fishes are caught, both offshore and close to shore. Several methods are available if you want to try out this sport fishing, most of which is easy to learn. This means that even the most inexperienced angler can try on cod fishing and even if you do not succeed at the first attempt, there are many other species that can bite. If you do not have your own boat there are still some good alternatives. You can join a friend, family or other acquaintances that have access to a boat. Also you can join a fishing charter or rent a boat. Below you will find articles that hopefully will give you the knowledge you need in order to succeed.

Cod Fishing Spots
One of the major challenges is locating the fish, something that also applies when you are using a boat. Here are some tips that should enable you to find some great cod fishing spots. In all sea and coastal areas where cod is present, you will be able to engage in cod fishing almost everywhere. Cod is present at many different depths, and you will find it both close to shore as well as far out to sea. Still some areas stand out as especially well suited. To locate such grounds, a depth sonar will be of great assistance, especially if you lack local knowledge. Read the article Fishing Spots

Bait Fishing for Cod
Bait fishing offers excellent opportunities, but also a few challenges. Which bait to use will be an important choice that should be influenced by several surrounding factors. There are many types of bait that have proven suitable for cod. When selecting bait you have to, among other things, take into account what's available at the present time of year. You must also decide whether to buy bait or find it yourselves. Some types of bait will be easily found, while other types will often require you to put down a lot of work. The simplest way is of course to buy bait from a tackle shop. The quality will, however, often be questionable when buying live bait. The vast majority will be able to provide their own bait, something that is recommended. Read the article Bait Fishing 

Wreck Fishing for Cod
Wreck fishing is in many areas recognized as the best and also most popular form of cod fishing. Great catches, including large individuals are often caught close by wrecks, and many a fishermen have set their personal fishing records at such fishing spots. This type of cod fishing requires some knowledge, which we will offer on this website. There are two main approaches to wreck fishing. Either you fish from a boat that is anchored or you fish from a boat drifting freely. Read the article Wreck Fishing 

Jigging for Cod
Cod fishing from boats is often done by letting the boat drift freely. This means that the weather and tides will control its direction and speed. Placing the boat properly in relation to which way it is moving will be essential. Let's say that the tide is moving the boat toward the north. The boat should then be positioned on the south side of the actual fishing spot. By doing so, the boat will be brought across the ground and thus allowing you some efficient jigging. Once you've drifted past this spot, you should move the boat back to where you started. Read the article Cod Jigging

Cod Fishing - Best Time
Cod fishing from boats, you can practically engage in at any given time. In most areas you will be able to fish all year round, as well as around the clock. However, there are some periods of time that are particularly suitable for cod fishing. The best period for this leisure activity is from early October until April throughout. However, you can experience great catches even during the rest of the year. Many fishermen complain about small catches during the summer, something that is often caused by the fact that cod moves into other areas.
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Cod Equipment
When you engage in cod fishing, it is important to use suitable equipment. Before you decide which gear to buy, you should decide how you will be fishing for cod. You should also check out the equipment you already have available. You will often find that it can be used for several kinds of sport fishing. On this website you will find tips and information about equipment for all kinds of cod fishing. You will find advice and recommendations in a variety of price ranges. Read the article Fishing Equipment