Trolling

Trolling is a fishing technique where one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or natural bait, are drawn behind a moving boat. Trolling can be done both in-shore and off-shore.

The trolling speed depends on the type of bait and the fish species. Where tuna and marlin like a speed of 6 to 10 knots, other species such as dentex or seabass should be targeted with a trolling speed of 3-4 knots maximum.

Trolling

Equipment required for Trolling

A well-produced rod and reel with an adequate strength of fishing line are required for this technique. You will also need to in a moving object such as a boat, canoe or kayak.

You can use a variety of different styled lures (spinnerbaits, soft-plastics, metal lures) or even fresh bait to troll behind you.

Species to target when Trolling

You can target a variety of different fish species using the trolling technique and it is arguably one of the most used forms of fishing in the world.

Species such as trout, salmon, tuna, marlin, sailfish, barracuda and Spanish mackerel can be regularly caught.

Best Places to try Trolling

As this is a popular fishing technique used around the world it is another style that can be used in a variety of areas around the world. 

You can use the trolling method in saltwater and freshwater.

Best Trolling Fishing Charters

REEL TIME Zanzibar fishing

REEL TIME

4 24,00 ft

Paje Beach, Zanzibar (TZ)

From 252,47
Llobarrete II Cambrils fishing Charter captain Antonio Ancuela avatar

Llobarrete II

10 32,81 ft

Cambrils, Tarragona (ES)

From 95,00
Happy Hooker I Cape Verde fishing

Happy Hooker I

6 34,78 ft

Mindelo, Cape Verde (CV)

From 1.000,00
Lovit Charter Marbella fishing

Lovit Charter

8 39,37 ft

Puerto Banus, Marbella (ES)

From 484,00
3 Hermanos Cozumel fishing

3 Hermanos

4 39,00 ft

Cozumel, Riviera Maya (MX)

From 315,59
Sambo Cape Verde fishing

Sambo

5 37,00 ft

Mindelo, Cape Verde (CV)

From 1.100,00
Blue Magic Barcelona fishing Charter captain Victor de la Reguera avatar

Blue Magic

23 44,29 ft

Port Olimpic, Barcelona (ES)

From 1.500,00
Bertram 35 Cabo San Lucas fishing

Bertram 35

6 35,00 ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

From 1.063,75
Sanganeb  fishing

Sanganeb

6 36,09 ft

Naples, (IT)

From 800,00
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