Video: Live-Bait Bluefishing 101

When massive schools of menhaden (aka, bunker, pogies) gather inshore, there’s a good bet that big blues will follow. The blues, which tend to be on the large side, are blast on light tackle, but getting them to eat isn’t always a sure thing.

In the following video you’ll see that there’s more to snagging pogies and fishing them than meets the eye, and applying a few subtleties can make a big difference in your score at the end of the day—even with less-than-discerning species such as bluefish.