Bottom Fishing

Bottom fishing is probably one of the easiest methods of fishing, the technique is really simple, consisting in a rig for fishing on the bottom with a weight attached to the line, and a hook at the end of the line.
 

Bottom Fishing

Equipment required for Bottom Fishing

For bottom fishing, you will require either a simple rod and reel set up or it is even possible to complete this fishing technique with just a handline.

You will also require a sharp hook, some bait suitable for the area and most importantly a lead weight used to sink your line to the bottom of the water.

Species to target when Bottom Fishing

This technique really has no limitations on which species you can target, as long as they live or feed close to the bottom of the water.

Species such as flathead, carp, trout, flathead and many more are possible in either fresh or saltwater areas.

Best Places to try Bottom Fishing

You can use this method in almost any body of water around the world as long as you know there are fish species that feed close to the bottom of the water. 

Try this technique in dams, lakes, rivers or even the ocean. It is also possible to complete from a boat or while fishing on land.

Best Bottom Fishing Fishing Charters

La Graciosa La Graciosa fishing

La Graciosa

6 32,81 ft

Orzola, La Graciosa (ES)

From 450,00
Causeway Maid  fishing

Causeway Maid

12 39,37 ft

Portrush, (NIE)

From 478,90
Gavito Fishing Madeira fishing Charter captain Anders Ekstrand avatar

Gavito Fishing

4 26,00 ft

Calheta, Madeira (PT)

From 400,00
Saga  fishing

Saga

12 40,00 ft

Reykjavik, (ICE)

From 101,48
Yate Sofia Tenerife fishing

Yate Sofia

8 42,65 ft

Puerto de Los Cristianos, Tenerife (ES)

From 70,00
Bertram San Sebastián de la Gomera fishing

Bertram

4 29,53 ft

San Sebastián de la Gomera, La Gomera (ES)

From 700,00
Gaelle Nosy Be fishing

Gaelle

4 26,25 ft

Nosy Be, Madagascar (MG)

From 470,00
Gloria  fishing

Gloria

5 24,77 ft

Porto Tolle, (IT)

From 450,00
Duetto Cabo San Lucas fishing

Duetto

7 35,00 ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

From 360,53
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