We wrote this article for those who are Where Can I spool their reels to fish around oil rigs. This is a quick read and we should have you up to speed in no time. We recommend having at least a few setups rigged with Lb braided fishing line to do some bottom fishing or vertical jigging. For Lb class reels we also recommend using Lb braided fishing line as backing if you are going to have mono on top. You should probably have 50,80,,LB mono leader material in your tackle bag.
Bottom fishing , called legering in the United Kingdom , is fishing the bottom of a body of water. A common rig for fishing on the bottom is a weight tied to the end of the line , and a hook about an inch up line from the weight. The method can be used both with hand lines and rod fishing.