This method is mainly used from rocks, piers and other structures above the water. It is a way of suspending your baits below the surface, at any depth down to the sea bed.
A great method when fishing for Garfish, Mackerel, Mullet, Scad and Bass. It is a method also often used when fishing over very rough ground for Wrasse and Pollack.
This method is also used in freshwater lakes to target different species.
Below is an example of a basic sliding float set up.