Equal Stakes

Hav­ing the right big-game ac­ces­sories lev­els the play­ing field.

Saltwater Sportsman - - Contents - CAPT. DAVE LEAR

EE Fish­ing boats keep get­ting big­ger as more builders join the 40-plus-foot ranks of off­shore­ca­pable boats rigged with pow­er­ful, fuel-ef­fi­cient out­boards, and the dis­tinc­tion be­tween diesel sport-fish­ers and cen­ter-con­soles be­comes fuzzier. Range is nearly the same. Sport-fish­ers have the edge in fuel ca­pac­ity, while cen­ter-con­soles have the speed ad­van­tage. And when it comes to fish­ing ac­ces­sories for big-game species like billfish, tuna and wa­hoo, there’s re­ally not a lot of dif­fer­ences th­ese days. con­tin­ued E AT HAND: Ready ac­cess to the proper tools yields bet­ter re­sults as well as safe op­er­a­tion.

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