Video: Fall Tautog Fishing Tips, Part 1

If you haven’t winterized your boat or hauled it for the season, there’s still some good fishing for tautog (aka, blackfish) to be enjoyed in Southern New England.

In this first of a two-part video series, New England Fishing’s Tom Richardson discusses a few tips on how to target and catch these tasty bottom fish from a small boat in relatively shallow water. Part One covers selecting a good ‘tog spot, choosing shallow-water ‘tog gear, terminal rigging, bait rigging, and how to hook these tough bottom fish!