Bottom fishing, called legering in the
United Kingdom, is fishingthe 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 weight can also be used to cast the line to an appropriate distance. Bottom fishing can be done both from boats and from the land.
Bottom fishing targets
groundfishsuch as sucker fish, bream, catfish, and crappie. Specialized fishing rods called "donkas" are also commonly used for bottom fishing.
"Bottom fishing" can also mean recovery from the bottom of a stock market.
* Keyes, Michael J (1992) Modern Bank Fishing: [http://www.carpanglersgroup.com/legering.html "How to Leger - Bottom Fishing Techniques for Carp"] E a S Publications. ISBN 978-0963405104
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