Blue Eye and Bass groper are caught in similar depths although BG prefer rougher bottom.
Harpuka are higher up the slope.
Most of the time we fish marks. If I find some good structure without marks , it is always worth a shot. Sometimes the fish might be holding close to the bottom where they don’t show up and when you start catching them ,they burley themselves up into a school with all
the bait falling off the hooks and by emptying their stomachs when they get hooked. It doesn’t take long for a bit of excitement on the bottom to get something