How To Steer Fish Clear of Danger

Learn to lead hooked fish away from structure

Steer Clear of Trouble Fishing
Steve Sanford

When a hooked fish runs for the shoreline or an obstacle, pull with the rod in the direction the fish is swimming. The side pressure turns the fish’s head, making it easier to steer your quarry away from trouble.

See all of the “Essential Skills” here. For starters, learn how to store your leader properly.


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