Lingcod rigs can be a very effective way to catch more fish. The rigs generally have 2 hooks with a rubber squid on each. You can add some cut or live bait to sweeten up your lingcod rig. These are generally easier to fish than a jig and will also produce some larger rockfish as well as some nice lingcod! You can purchase some here on our shop lures page
With the new jigging rod technology and new ling cod lures made specifically for lingcod fishing it is much more sporting and enjoyable to fish for rockfish. The new light weight rods and light spectra line makes for a fun day of fishing for rockfish and ling cod. The new Japanese style short stiff rods for this style fishing work great! Find a nice rockpile or pinnacle and set up to drift over it. Let your jig sink to the bottom and lift up and down . With ling cod you will feel a violent strike and often times they will hit your lure as it is falling as we’ll as you are lifting. it is a lot more fun fishing with lingcod lures instead of live bait. Check out our shop lures page to prefer your lingcod lures today and hook up!
Some people swear by the jig and fish nothing but the jig! If bait is readily available ling cod will devour the right bait. I like to use big greenback mackeral, sand dabs, sardines, and live squid when available. It’s great if you have live bait available but in the winter months when lingcod fishing is best a lot of bait barges are closed and making your own bait can take a lot of time. This is when you break out your best ling cod jigs and ling cod lures. There are many types of jigs out there that have worked for decades like diamond jigs but ling cod lures have come along way in recent years with really life like lures and jigs that will draw a strike from even the shyest lingcod. Check out some off the newer style octopus jigs in our shop lures page.
Some of the best ling cod lures are hard to find to say the least. So we have put them here all in one easy place for you to shop and save some money in the process. The amount of time and money that is saved by using lures and jigs for ling cod instead of live bait is amazing. Most places live bait is not easily available and you have to motor around and try to find some to catch. Once found it is no guarantee that you can catch the live bait for ling cod. There are many lures that imitate the bait that lingcod like. There are Octopus imitation lures which are my favorite, as well as the standard diamond jigs and fish imitation lures. Ling cod lures come in a variety of sizes shapes and colors. So if your fishing shallow water lingcod or deep for monster Lings make sure you are prepared with a large arsenal of light and heavy Lingcod lures.We are updating our site regularly so check back often for new lures. Visit our shop lures page to order the Best ling cod lures available at great prices.