In search of a BARRACUDA! Please help

Barracuda1995Barracuda1995 LOS ANGELESPosts: 5 Greenhorn
Hello, 

I need someone to point me into the right direction to find a freshly caught barracuda for an upcoming film shoot I have next week in the South Florida Area. Most seafood markets don't seem to sell them for many different reasons.....Can you help me find one, or catch one for me? Please let me know!!! Needs to be fresh....or even still living would be preferable!!! 

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  • Kokosing LoverKokosing Lover Posts: 493 Deckhand
    Here's a hint:  You won't find one in freshwater.
  • Barracuda1995Barracuda1995 LOS ANGELESPosts: 5 Greenhorn
    Hi I'm Kokosing Lover said:
    Here's a hint:  You won't find one in freshwater.
    Hi I'm obviously not an expert or amateur-- so would appreciate some help not attitude
  • DropTheHammerDropTheHammer East CoastPosts: 556 Officer
    Gar Characin, Hujeta Gar, Rocket Gar, Pike Characin, Slant Nosed Gar. ... The Freshwater Barracuda is a characin, but it is certainly not your typical aquarium tetra! ... The nominate species, Hujeta Pike Characin or Slant-Nosed Gar C. hujeta hujeta, comes from Venezuela.

    It doesn't grow big at all. Neither does it make A good pet.
    A very dull cylindrical silvery fish.

    The great barracuda is known for exploding on A bait.
    Shortly after it loses it's stamina.

    We all new what we were doing until DropTheHammer showed up.
  • capt louiecapt louie citrus countyPosts: 9,592 Moderator
    Hit the charter boat docks near the ocean inlets and ask if they caught one.

    "You'll get your weather"
  • Kill_It_N_Grill_ItKill_It_N_Grill_It fort lauderdalePosts: 60 Greenhorn

    what size?

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