Dredges off downriggers

Anyone ever pulled dredges with down riggers?

Short answer, yes.

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations,neither are you here to live up to mine” Peter Tosh - I Am That I Am

Yes. Lots of people do this

yep, works great. Can control depth easier than off outrigger but it is in the propwash as opposed to outside it.