At a Glance: Downriggers
Downriggers are designed to drag or pull a line through a body of water at a slow, predetermined speed and depth. Downriggers can be bought in an electric or manual style. Downriggers are designed to be attached to a boat by one of three mounting types: swivel, fixed or clamp-on.
Brands of downriggers available at FishUSA include Big Jon, Cannon, Scotty and Walker.