Z-Wing Downrigger System
The Science of sub-surface fishing moves closer to perfection with the introduction of the patented Z-WING downrigger system. Operating on the principle of hydrodynamic depression rather than just weight, the Z-WING overcomes the shortcomings of the conventional downrigger systems.
THE LIGHTWEIGHT ALTERNATIVE
TO LEAD BALL DOWNRIGGERS
Having the ability to troll lures and baits over a wide range of speeds without complicated adjustments to the length of the tow cable has been the dream of downrigger anglers and captains for many years. Now the Z-WING downrigger system has made this dream come true.
Over 6 years in the development, the Z-WING's state-of-art design creates significant downward force which overcomes drag, allowing a constant depth to be maintained over a wide range of trolling speeds. Barry Moore, President of Nekton Corp. whose love of fishing and engineering talents, developed the concept of the Z-WING. Barry's many years of experience developing large towing vehicles for underwater Research taught him a few things about maintaining depth and lateral location
with minimal drag.
The Z-WING is a lightweight, 13" x 7" piece of virtually indestructible polypropylene plastic. No more heavy lead balls rolling around the boat or swinging off the end of downrigger booms which can cause damage to both angler and boat alike.
The Z-WING has three positions With the center hole being the most efficient. Attaching the Z-WING 250
by the center hole will produce a 16 degree downward angle far outperforming a 5 lb. lead ball.
The Z-WING will hold this angle and lateral position at speeds