Top tactics to land game fish around bridge pilings, fenders and adjacent waters.
Bridges bring out the beasts of inshore waters. While high above, causeways provide transportation for millions of commuters; below, the pylons and foundations offer safety and food for marine ambush feeders — an appealing rest stop for full-grown inshore sport fish.
One of the trickiest aspects to fishing bridges involves pulling fish away from the concrete, metal, wood and rubble. If you plan on fishing bridges, make sure your tackle is up to the task. Whether in the Atlantic, Gulf or Pacific, bridge-fishing enthusiasts should utilize the unique mix of deep water, current and structure available underneath local bridges and causeways. The targets and locale might differ, but chances are you can utilize the proven tactics highlighted here.