Category Archives: Downriggers

Trolling for Trout and Salmon with down-riggers and flat-lines

Lake Coleridge trolling for trout and salmon.

Trolling flat-lines on Lake Coleridge. Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly don’t need a down-rigger on your boat to catch fish. Trolling for trout with nothing on your line other than your lure is called flat-lining in the United States. A down-rigger is an additional fishing tool like any other but it More...

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Three models from the Scotty downrigger range. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Downrigger Selection for Effective Fishing – Salt and Freshwater Trolling

Home » Tackle » Downriggers Downrigger Selection – Different Scotty Models Three models from the Scotty range of downriggers. Center: The 1105 electric features a boom that extends to 48 inches for extra More...

Trout Fishing With Down-Riggers. This is the Scotty Lake Troller clamp-mount model. Though quite small it is amazingly effective. You often find that most of the trout caught in lakes are taken on the down-rigger.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller – Model 1073 & 1071

Trout Fishing With Downriggers – Scotty Lake Troller When lake fishing getting your lure down to the trout is half the battle. A downrigger is a device used to achieve this aim. Porta-Bote fitted with a Scotty More...