Six Patterns for Successful Offshore Trolling

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Basic trolling spread for boats leaving ports in New Jersey, Delaware or Maryland to reach offshore canyons where a pelagic variety awaits the baits.

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Basic trolling spread for boats along the Mid-Atlantic Coast — especially along North Carolina — for the grab-bag possibilities from dolphin to sailfish to white marlin.

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Basic trolling spread for boats fishing the South Pacific smorgasbord of blue, black and striped marlin, sailfish, spearfish, wahoo, mahimahi, yellowfin and dogtooth tuna.

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Basic trolling spread for boats working Florida's Atlantic Coast for the pelagic potpourri of king mackerel, dolphin, wahoo, sailfish and the occasional blackfin tuna.

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Basic trolling spread for Southern California boats on the move in pursuit of the hard-fighting and delicious albacore, yellowfin and bluefin tuna.

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Basic trolling spread for anglers working Artmarina and Guatemala's Pacific Coast for high-volume sailfishing and blue marlin, designed primarily to maximize multiple-hookup opportunities.

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