Fishing massive tides around islands has it’s own set of challenges.
When faced with rapid like tides over rock bars and between islands, topwater fishing is a great option.
Going to any new area requires reconnaissance. I always like to start my look around at low tide.
Our previous blog shows you how to do land-based low tide reconnaisance.
When boat based, you can not only identify some top fishing opportunities for later in the tide.
But also identify hazards to boating.
Topwater is a great option when fishing massive tides around islands.
It all comes down to what happens on different tidal movements.
By looking at the way headlands are structured, you can generally find areas where the run is slower.
Our Finding Fingermark course has some good examples of finding areas around headlands in periods of large tidal run.
No matter what your technique, fishing massive tides around islands can be very productive.
Fishing massive tides can be challenging!
I hope you enjoyed our video fishing massive tides around islands like the Duke Islands.
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