A fishing, that of spinning, which may seem simple and not very technical. Instead, a dynamic fishing, fast and fast, which brings together all the most interesting aspects, especially linked to the ingenuity and strategies that the fisherman must implement.
Spinning fishing at sea. History, evolution, prey and secrets of artificial fishing.
Spinning fishing at sea is a fishing technique created for the capture of large predators, in particular for predatory fish that launch powerful and fast attacks to hunt. Spinning fishing has its origins in inland waters, only in the 90s it has become a sport technique at sea and in the oceans. Instead in the fresh waters they had been used for millennia. Suffice it to say that as early as 1800 BC. Oppiano described in his treatise, from the representative name, Halieutica, the first spinning fishing techniques thanks to metal plates that were thrown into water and then withdrawn quickly to catch fish. One chapter of this treaty is devoted entirely to fishing lures.
The shimmers and vibrations of the baits were the two variables used for the construction of these baits. Today, however, the artificial ones are transformed, they have evolved, so much so as to become true “compliant copies” to small prey.
Spinning fishing, a dynamic fishing
A fishing technique, that of spinning, which may seem simple and not very technical. Instead, a dynamic fishing, fast and fast, which brings together all the most interesting aspects, especially linked to the ingenuity and strategies that the fisherman must implement.
It is not just a matter of throwing an artificial into the sea and withdrawing it: it is rather a matter of recreating a hunting situation for the predator, stimulating it to follow the bait and attack it. The fisherman then becomes the real protagonist, the spinning fishing trip can not be improvised, the risk is to return home with the swollen wrist and the “empty bag”. Search for the fishing spot, monitoring and evaluation of the weather conditions and continuous movements to follow the prey. An often monospecific peach, dedicated to a few predatory species, but which can be applied in different situations. Today spinning fishing is also practiced by the boat in search of pelagic species such as palamite, tuna, barracuda and amberjack. Instead from the ground the range is reduced to a few species, among these in particular the bass and the larch.
Spinning fishing equipment at sea
To practice spinning rods are used with reel with variable length and action, which can have a length of 4 meters. The barrels must be flexible and light to simplify the fishing action. The reels instead can go well between the fixed but very sensitive action or the reels specially created for spinning, reels with rotating coils, very small but that allow greater range.
Spinning fishing can be practiced from rocky coasts, from ports, and from the beach. Depending on the place, obviously the equipment, the terminals and also the method of launch and recovery change.
Fishing from the beach must always take place during a storm or when it is expired for the chance to find prey during their search for food. In the ports spinning fishing can be practiced throughout the course of the year since there are so many prey standing near the concrete structures where they can always find food and shelter. In rocky coasts, on the other hand, unless the seabed and the type of fauna that inhabit it are known, it is not advisable to venture out since the “coats” are in this case around the corner.
The true art in spinning fishing is to choose the right artificial carefully. The recovery action must always take place in a constant manner, even if there are different schools of thought such as interval recovery. However, it seems that constant recovery gives greater security.
In the choice of bait for spinning fishing we have to choose between sinking and floating baits. In principle the rule is floating in shallow water and sinking in deep water, although the exception that confirms the rule always applies.
Spinning minnows also known as rapala (the red head is an example) are baits must be recovered constantly and must be adapted to the species based on weight and size.
The undulating are all those metallic lures important to reach considerable distances in the launch. They can be used by the beach but they give good results even fishing from the cliffs.
Finally the Top water, perhaps the best bait for spinning fishing. They are divided into three large groups: Popper, Wtd and Lure.