This book is the bible for learning to use and operate downriggers. Dick Pool, the author, has used and designed downriggers for over thirty years. A number of the innovations on modern downriggers are a result of his work. The book covers key subjects like how to choose a downrigger, how to rig it for best results and how much weight you need for different applications.
Many Pictures and Illustrations in Color and Black and White
Contents:How Downriggers Work Fishing With a Downrigger The release Mechanism Four reasons Downriggers Catch More Fish Choosing a Downrigger Downrigger Do's & Dont's Electrolysis & Wire Hum Multiple Lines on one Downrigger Downrigger Planers for high Speed Trolling Downriggers for Salmon Downriggers for Trout & Walleye Downriggers for Halibut Downriggers for King Mackerel Downriggers for Sharks Downriggers for Big Game Fish Downriggers Mounting Technics Common Downrigger Questions
Index:Albacore Aluminum Boats Amps & Power Draw Big Jon Black Box Boom Length Bottom Tracking Cable Cannon Clutch Brake Common Downrigger Questions Counter Dodgers & Flashers Dorado Downrigger Spool Drag Brake Drop Back leader lengths Electric Downriggers Electric Efficiency Electronic Fish Finders Gimbal Mount Halibut Huntington Planer King mackerel Kokanee Laketrout Marlin Mounting Penn Planers Portable Mounts Positive Ions Premature Release Pulley Rail Mount Release Clip Release Tension Rod Holder Location Rods, Reels & Lines Salmon Sharks Speed of Retrieve Stacking Striped Bass Swivel Mount Thermocline Tracking the Bottom Trout Tuna Two Rods on One Downrigger Wahoo Walker Walleye Weight Recommendations Wire Hum Z Wing Planer