I am hoping some fellow anglers can help a newbie out. I live relatively close to Sebastian Inlet and have a boat. The last couple times out, I have been trying to figure out how to fish the inlet. I have noticed drift fishing the channel on in coming tide. So when drift fishing, do people just put the boat in idle and float with the current or cut the engine completely? When drift fishing, what kind of rigs do you use? Meaning, do you free line out the bait or provide weight. Do you let it bump off the bottom (which seems like it would get hung up if weighted)? Do people drift fish out going tide?
I have also seen people anchored up. Once again, what is the optimal rigging for this?
Thank you for any insights.