Fresh Live Shrimp,
Shrimp, Squid, Sardines, Mullet,
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We offer a bunch of different live baits. Our Live Baits include Shrimp, Pin Fish and Crabs. We have also included 5 tips on how to hook your live bait on the following 2 pages! Hope this helps and have a great time on the waters of SW. Florida
Tip 1: Nostrils
Whether you are fishing a hardtail, menhaden, pinfish, goggle-eye, pilchard or herring, “nostril hooking” restricts less of their natural action.
This is ideal for surface live-baiting, such as when drifting offshore, around bait schools, and through inlets and passes for surface-oriented fish. When nostril-hooked, the bait swims at or near the surface, keeping pace with the boat’s drift or slow-trolling rate.
Tip 2: Dorsal
Hooking a bait in front of its -dorsal is deadly for kite-fishing, slow-trolling and still-drifting; it generates action, and the aft placement nabs “short-striking” fish.
Hooking in front of the dorsal fin forces a bait to swim head-down and more frantically. These “distress” vibrations draw strikes. The swimming attitude is like a deep-diving swimming plug.