How To Fish Bridges From Shore (Best Baits, Spots & More)
By: Joe Simonds on September 6, 2019
Fish generally need these three things:
- Structure to help them hide from predators
- Food (which is typically found around structure)
- Current (which is like the conveyor belt at sushi restaurants that brings food right to you)
And usually, bridges provide all three of these things!
But there’s a lot that goes into fishing bridges.
Which side should you fish on?
What makes one bridge better than another?
What lures should you use around bridges?
To help us answer all these questions and more, we brought on Insider member, Rich Natoli.
Rich fishes in the New Jersey area and crushes it up there with stripers, flounder, bluefish and more!
Watch his detailed and helpful video about bridge fishing below.
How To Fish Bridges [VIDEO]
Huge thanks to Rich for making this video for us!
I hope the way he broke down this particular bridge helps you go out and find your own bridges to fish!
If you’re fishing bridges, keep these things in mind:
- Bridges near inlets will likely have good current and bait (and therefore predator fish)
- Fish the down current side because that’s where the fish are waiting to ambush prey
Have any questions about bridge fishing?
Let us know in the comments below!
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