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iornspinnicar ,wheres there a will there is a way.....great casting both fly & lure can be had from the dinghy....an old swede i know...back when he was handlining giant bluefin tuna was having trouble with these giants getting under the boat.....bondi used a 1930 skiff 25 miles offshore to give the harpoon shot whilse holding the fish with other hand...ive seen the pics .....when i sail south i will have a 7 foot gaff ready at the lifelines .......
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I'm on a lake, but I fish from my boat all the time.

I stand on the bow and cast using a sideways flip of the wrist. I sit on the bow and drop straight down for channel cats. I sit in the cockpit and do the same. I put the rod in a holder and drag behind when I'm sailing on a long tack.

Easy.

Oh, and I have a minnow bucket tied to the ladder.
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first thing I did the other day on my first sailing lesson, was ask the skipper where the lures were kept...
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

I am planning on getting the fastest, simplest sailboat I can to get to the fishing grounds ASAP, then use a kayak to fish off of. This should eliminate the sail rig being in the way, so long as I can secure the sailboat while fishing.

Has anyone (please don't shell me too bad if this is a stupid question) carried or towed a kayak on a hobie size cat?
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

I always have at least one lure going when I'm sailing. Sometimes I run a 3 line spread; a lipped plug like a Mann's Stretch, a cedar plug way back and a Billy Bait from a release clip on the boom if their are sailfish around. I heave-to when I hook up and I like to sail out to the reef, anchor up and bottom fish. Tasty!
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

No sir... Just don't see it, can't do it. But that's just me.
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

I run a squid imitator on one line and a Mann's Stretch on the other. We catch a lot of cuda, bonita, king fish, some mahi and tuna. The rougher the sea conditions the bigger the fish and the harder it is to boat the damn fish!!! Hard to beat sushi that is only minutes old though.
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

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I am planning on getting the fastest, simplest sailboat I can to get to the fishing grounds ASAP, then use a kayak to fish off of. This should eliminate the sail rig being in the way, so long as I can secure the sailboat while fishing.

Has anyone (please don't shell me too bad if this is a stupid question) carried or towed a kayak on a hobie size cat?
People do all kinds of creative things. I should think you can do it but I'm not sure it would be a lot of fun.

Is the gooseneck on the Hobie you are looking at sufficiently flexible to fold up against the mast? If not you can just take it off and lash it to the tramp. Surely you can come up with a good way to fish from the Hobie - more room for lunch and drinks, fishing gear, and your catch. More stable platform and the chance to bring along a friend.
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

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I am planning on getting the fastest, simplest sailboat I can to get to the fishing grounds ASAP, then use a kayak to fish off of. This should eliminate the sail rig being in the way, so long as I can secure the sailboat while fishing.

Has anyone (please don't shell me too bad if this is a stupid question) carried or towed a kayak on a hobie size cat?
Welcome to the group Jon!

Nothing wrong with towing the kayak. Sounds like a good solution and fun!

I have two rod holders on the stern rail and keep two poles out and ready to troll. And a third pole for casting. Lately I have been running surface popper behind at full sailing speeds and bring in on average 3 Blue fish a weekend...just sailing along. When we see that we are dragging the fish on the surface I heave to, and my girlfriend brings the fish in and claims the fish as her's! What ever makes her happy, and she likes fishing, and that makes me happy!

Of course the rods seem to attract every power boater and convince them they can cut across our stern. One needs to keep a close eye out, they come out of nowhere and fast.
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Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

A couple of boats back, I'd troll under sail. The result was blue fish, and blue fish blood on the jib sheets. After being admonished for this I stopped.

When chartering in the Grenadines we've caught Wahoo and Tuna on 100 lb test drop lines with wire leader cleated to the stern cleats trolling plastic squid patterns. Not exactly a "sporting" setup. Usually troll 2, one short, one long. Last trip took a tuna on the short one. Mighty fine eating, and I was not admonished for bloodying up charter boat, but praised for supplying dinner

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