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Fishing Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) here on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic makes up a big part of our fishery. Although we oftentimes fish current breaks and sargasso weedlines for Dorado and other species, the home-made FADs make up a big part of our fishing. The typical FAd is made up of inexpensive…Continue
We fish a lot of Fish Attracting Devices here on the North coast of the Dominican Republic, ones that we make ourselves. I am getting ready to drop one in 500 fathoms and another in 750 fathoms, which is only 7 and 9 miles offshore!
We have found, by drifting by the FADs in stealth mode, and running the Furuno depth machine on 50 KHz, that we are marking a lot of fish, way up current of the rope as it descends down to the weight. The depth of the marks varies, but we seem to see a lot…Continue
Fishing here on the North coast of the Dominican Republic is very unique. I keep my 25` Superpanga in the Laguna Gri-Gri in the Rio San Juan, one of the most protected harbors in the Caribbean. The Laguna does have it`s limitations, mainly that of draft, at extreme low tide we only carry maybe 12" of draft. That limits the size of a sportfishing boat we can keep in the Laguna and be able to come and go when we want to. This is why the Panga design works so well for me. I draft less than 12",…Continue