Kite Fishing Tour

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Mate aboard the Cabo-based Gladiator sends out a Boston Big Game Fishing Club kite, designed particularly for flying heavy baits.Rachel Olander
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This Stellwagen Bank bluefin couldn’t pass up the big menhaden struggling frantically below a kite.Doug Olander
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Capt. Brett Wilson’s Drop-line SetupDavid Shepherd
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Florida Keys blackfin tuna: “You can’t get the boat close to them,” says Islamorada charter captain Alex Adler (­www.budnmarys.com) of the spooky fish. “Put the kite way out and troll across the wind so the baits stay off the side and out of the wake.”Scott Salyers
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After kelp paddies off Southern California have been worked over, savvy kite-fishermen park far away and fly baits over to spooky fish.David Shuler
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When shallow-water sharks discover a kite bait, anglers can expect quite a show.Capt. Vincent Daniello
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Kite surprise! An African pompano nailed a blue runner at the surface.Capt. Vincent Daniello
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Capt. Ray Rosher’s Nighttime Tarpon Drift TechniqueDavid Shepherd
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Wind Against Current Chum Bag SetupDavid Shepherd