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Tips: Fighting Fish with Side Pressure

May 24, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

fighting big fishIn this great in-depth review of fish-fighting tactics, Dom Swentosky of Troutbitten explains why side pressure is more effective in fighting fish than simply holding your rod tip up.

As a guide, I find this interesting because I’m always reminding clients to keep the rod tip up. But when you have a big fish on the line – or a decent fish in heavy current – then Dom’s tips here are indispensable.

Read them in full here.