Any one have any experience saltwater cane pole fishing? I was thinking about using an inexpensive surf rod but it seems like it would be unwieldly. Plan to try it for stripers or puppy drum. Thanks for any recommendations.
I've caught many, many, many crappie on a cane pole growing up. They work just as good as anything else when stationary fishing from (freshwater) piers, but unless you mean something I've never seen, I don't see how it would work. Plus when you get a fish on more than a few pounds you gotta net him up.
It is possible if you are looking for a novelty, but probably not recommended as an ongoing way of fishing. We (POL) had a Cane Pole tourney this summer and there were lots of red's caught on Cane's. Chris caught two measuring in over 29" on the cane. I would not have believed it except that he did it right in front of me. It was a hoot. I never got around to rigging my cane because I was having too much fun with my conventional gear. I guess though the investment of $3 is low enough for you to try it out and see what you can do. Either way, enjoy.
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