Drop shot fishing, light rock fishing or finesse fishing is a great way to catch fish and its popularity has gone through the roof in recent years. Loads of anglers are starting to have a go at drop shot fishing, and once you have had a go yourself you’ll soon see why.
Most fishing methods you can get away with using any rod, however this is not the case with drop shot fishing. If you want to have a go at drop shotting you need a specific drop shot rod. Below are the three considerations you need to think about when choosing the best drop shot rod for your requirements.
Below are some perch fishing links you may find interesting and/or useful:-
- Bait casting for perch on the Norfolk Broads. If you want to catch big perch from the Norfolk Broads bait casting for them is a great way to go about it, and this post explores and explains how to do it.
- What bait to catch perch from the Norfolk Broads? If you want to maximise your chances of catching perch from the Norfolk Broads you need to make sure you are using the right bait. This post explores the best perch fishing baits out there that will help you increase your catch rate.
- Float fishing for perch on the Norfolk Broads. Float fishing is a great method for catching perch on the Norfolk Broads, and this post explores and explains the best way to do this.
- The best perch spinning rod. Arguably, you can use any fishing rod to spin or lure fish for perch. If, however, you want to get the most out of lure fishing for perch you need to use the ‘right’ fishing rod, as explored in this post.
- My drop shot set up for perch. Fishing an ultra-light lure using the drop shot technique has become my favourite method to fish for perch in the Norfolk Broads, and it has been very successful. In this post I list the fishing gear I actually use drop shot fishing on the Norfolk Broads.
- Jigging or drop shotting for perch on the Norfolk Broads? Using lures is a great way to catch perch from the Norfolk Broads, but is the drop shot method or jigging method the best? This post explores this.
- Dead baiting for perch on the Norfolk Broads. A killer way to catch large perch from the Norfolk Broads is to use dead bait. Most anglers appreciate dead bait is a great way to catch pike, but not many realise dead bait is also a great way to hook larger perch (Perhaps I shouldn’t mention this!). This article explores how to use dead bait to catch perch.
- Worms and grubs are best lures for perch. I have spent a long long time lure fishing for perch and my experience has shown the best lures to catch perch are artificial worms and plastic grubs, and this is explored in this article.
- Can I use monofilament for drop shotting? All articles and tutorials on drop shot fishing mention using braid, rather than monofilament, as the main reel line. This is fine, but can you actually use monofilament line on the reel for drop shot fishing? All is revealed in this article.
- Advantages of drop shot fishing for perch. Drop shot fishing is, without a shadow of a doubt, the best way to catch perch and there are many advantages associated with drop shot fishing, as explored in this article.
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