I prefer to fish with a dipsy diver rod, which is made specifically for dipsy divers. The rod length can be from 7 to 10-1/2 feet. I stay closer to the 8 foot size because the rod is a lot easier to handle, especially if you have a young fisherman on board.
What makes a good Dipsy Diver rod?
You got 2 things that a dipsy rod needs to be able to do; 1.) It’s got to have backbone & strength to handle normal loading from the diver & also be able to work in and then lift a big fish in tight quarters to the net man.
How long should a leader be for a Dipsy Diver?
Re: dipsy diver leaders
Is that 8-10ft to the spin doctor or to the end of the hook on the bait. I shouldn t leave 8-10 ft of leader than spin doctor 2 ft till end of fly.
How much line do you need for a Dipsy Diver?
“I use 30-lb. test Spiderwire,” says Hayes. “Braided lines, or any type of line with little stretch, will allow the dipsy to work best. The dipsy will dive deep and run true.
How far to the side does a Dipsy Diver go?
Dialed on 3 setting, a diver with no ring will crawl out to the side at about the rate of 4 to 1 ,as far as depth goes, from my experience. Hence, a diver out 80 feet will be down in the 20 to 25 foot range depending on the density of the water.
What to look for in a trolling rod?
You’ve got three basic design differences – standard eyes, roller-guides and inner-flow. For the majority of species, you want a fairly stiff rod that will withstand the impact of a big fish hitting and heading in the other direction, while the rod is locked in its holder.
How long should a trolling rod be?
7′ – 8′ is comfortable for most boat situations – but more important is the action. Unless your fishing massive weight or big divers on the ocean you want a soft action that will allow the fish to chomp, chomp, pull, pull, and chomp some more on that herring before he commits and takes it down.
Can you use a flasher with a Dipsy Diver?
Can I run flashers on a dipsy diver? or does the spinning cause a problem that would prevent it? I’m not an expert in any capacity when it comes to Salmon fishing, but from what I’ve learned from a little experience, you can definitely run a flasher/dodger with a dipsy.
How deep does a magnum Dipsy diver go?
Depth. The dipsies dive to a depth directly linked to the length of line out of the rod. If you have let go 16 ‘ (5 m ) outside of the reel, the diver will dive to 10 ‘ (3 m). If you speed up, the diver will go up, if you speed down it will down.
What does a Dipsy Diver snubber do?
The Dipsy Diver® Snubber allows a fish to achieve a solid hold of a bait or lure before coming tight and effectively setting the hook.
How do you run multiple Dipsy Divers?
You can run 4 dipseys on basically any boat and should not tangle. They go to the same place everytime you set them out. Put a leash on each rod so that they dont end up in another rod holder and get mixed up with another. Let them out fairly slow, one at a time.
How do you fish a pink lady diver?
When in the middle of a hot bite, you want a diver that sets and deploys in an instant. The Pink Lady does just that. Using an all stainless steel slip-trip action, the Pink Lady sets with just a flick of the rod tip.