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  • Finding underwater current direction

    CAPT Jerry,
    Ive been to a few semenars and read lots of articals about fishing in the ocean and ive been fishing out of oak island and atlantic beach a few times but i cant seem to figure out which wat the currents run. Is there any easy way to figure out which way the under water currents are running? No one has ever written an artical about this even thou everyone says its very important to know which way its going so you can position your boat to catch fish. any help with this will help thank you. Wayne Rasmussen
    since currents are created by tides, water temps, salinity, etc. they will always be changing as does these conditions. This said, there are general recurring patterns, but since you cant predict with good accuracy, the only pratical way is with a drop line. the tide is the strongest predictor near shore.