plenty of amazing stories of giant billed broadbill swordfish heaved up from the deep and immaculate catches that start as stories that become legends, these stories inspire young anglers and remind other anglers of spectacular deep water dwelling creatures. Stories that are passed down from generation to generations and memories that last a lifetime. These Bluewater swordfish are some of the top tier gamefish an angler can check off their bucket list. And are considerer prize catches from anglers alike all over the globe.
Summertime months offer up some of the best swordfish fishing than any other time of year. During the summer months as the water temperatures arises over 78 degrees many of the deepwater species become more active during the early morning and late evening hours. Species such as tuna, wahoos and swordfish. All three of these species live in the Bluewater spectrum, and feed heavily in low light hours, especially with a strong occurring moon phase. During these times anglers can have better chances of culminating a few Bluewater bites. The Swordfish bite especially tends to be best during the dog days of summer when the surface water temperature reaches 80 degrees. Broadbill, known for a summer fishery, anglers can better the odds of connecting with a broadbill swordfish during this time of the year. As the warmer water currents push in from offshore and bait patterns begin to stack up along deep water currents anglers can start to dial in a fishery and ping a couple coordinates to attempt a swordfish bite. With warmer currents in closer and predictable bait pattens a few clues to the Bluewater puzzle will show themselves, as these are key point of information while trying to drop a bait to the bottom in 1500 feet in complete darkness.
Often times the deep drop technique is best used to fish effectively in 1500 feet, giving the angler the proper presentation along the ocean floor during daylight hours. Although the deep drop technique is a tedious process it is known as one of the most effective presentations out there for swordfish, especially during the daytime. During the summer months these swordfish become most active at night, and although producing a daytime bite is common, night time fishing can produce multiple bites. While night time sword fishing the thermocline changes, as the sun sets the swordfish swim up off the bottom, following warm currents and bait patterns to the mid water column normally 750ft off the bottom in 1500ft. While targeting the deep bluewater at night, anglers can have the most luck targeting a few key details, such as steep contour changes on the ocean floor, strong moving loop currents, as well as marking bait off the bottom structure. All three of these clues are a good indicator that your fishing an area where a few swordfish may be patrolling on occasion. These few clues are better indicators when targeting a specific location among the ocean floor. These Bluewater creatures can be tricky to successfully target but with the few shinning clues these spots can become more recognizable to an experienced angler. The spots that hold bait, water temperature changes and steep contours tend to be the better producing spots. These hot summertime bites are a great time to successfully target these fish out in that Bluewater. Putting together these puzzle pieces will help any angler fish more effectively for these deep water dwelling broadbill swordfish. The summer time offers some of the finest broadbill swordfish fishing more so than any other time of year, anglers can take advantage of warm currents pushing further inshore, more so than any other time of year.