The Allure of Topwater Fishing | CAI

The Allure of Topwater Fishing

Jul 3, 2020

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Pencil poppers, chuggers, torpedoes... topwater lures can bring some of the most exciting inshore fishing. There's no greater thrill than when a striper or bluefish smashes one of these on the surface.

Today Kevin Blinkoff of On The Water magazine gives us a primer on topwater lures, the basic types, and why fish respond to them. And we round up the week's local fishing action. Give a listen.