Imagine yourself on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, fishing the deep-blue offshore waters of south Louisiana. You're sitting beneath a tall oil rig 20 miles out, enjoying the calm seas and the company of good friends.
Now imagine, if you can, that every time you drop a line over the side, you catch a hard-fighting fish. Not every tenth time or every fifth time or every other time.
You put shrimp on a jig, count it down as you pull line from your reel, then somewhere ...