How To: Cod Fishing Basics | Cape Cod

In this video, Capt. Mike highlights the basics to cod fishing here on Cape Cod. An often overlooked fishery due to the popularity of tuna fishing, Cape Cod is home to some of the most fertile cod grounds in the world! Cod are easy to target, are located in the same area as tuna, and are great tasting. Follow along to learn everything you need to know for targeting cod fish here on Cape Cod!

Cod Haddock Jigging Techniques Diagram

Tips:

1. Maintain lure contact with the bottom while slowly jigging with two to three-foot rod sweeps upward.

2. Lightweight rod and reel outfits offer the most comfort while jigging for extended periods of time.

3. Light weight braided line will allow a much faster sink rate with your jigging presentation.

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