Because multiple lines are used for spring trolling in the Chesapeake, you spend a lot time watching the rods for a strike, and your field of vision includes a lot of sky as well as the water.
Here's Capt. Billy Pipkin assisted by my fiend, Capt. Dave, setting up some of the 16 rigs we used yesterday:
We left the dock at Ingram Bay at 6 AM and immediately headed north up the Bay.
Seven fishermen and seven good fish.