Miami Wreck Fishing
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Wreck Fishing is best accomplished with a few different techniques. We fish a small lighter up and down “chicken” rig for the medium snappers. We use a larger heavier up and down rig for the larger snappers and groupers. Fast “whip” jigging with white buck tail jigs in two to three ounce wights with a small Bonita Strip has been real effective on the Almaco Jacks and a grouper here and there. We are also fishing Vertical Jigs, both are fished on spinning rods with 50 pound braid line. The last method is a long leader fished with a live bait and a one to three pound lead. We catch the larger Groupers and Amberjacks on this rig. The best baits are a small live bonito or pinfish. We wreck fishing by power drifting over the deep Wrecks and holding the bait close to the bottom. Or working the bait up and down in the water column.