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From what I understand, The best places to get live bait on foot are boat ramps in the early morning?

Any tips would help thanks


  • Plane Fish nPlane Fish n Posts: 6,439 Admiral
    Hey Mike,

    Boat ramps like Sandsprit is loaded up with finger mullet right now.. especially the beach area on both sides. You can easily cast a net a few feet and get them. We got 2 dozen with 3 throws yesterday.

    Also, any docks, pockets where there is a seawall might produce bait as well. If you know Manatee Island in Port Salerno, right off their seawall is a ton of finger mullet. If you know anyone who lives on a canal, you should be able to score as well.

    Good luck


  • MikeHookedUpMikeHookedUp Posts: 65 Greenhorn
    Thank you for the advice, much appreciated!
  • JIMinPBJIMinPB Posts: 1,875 Captain
    Boat ramps early in the morning, before the boats start getting put in & then late at night, after the day's activities have calmed down. Also, on the beaches, in coves, near bridges, near docks, near rocks, etc.

    Usually anywhere that someone posts a "No Fishing" sign will also hold plenty.:banghead
  • Plane Fish nPlane Fish n Posts: 6,439 Admiral
    JIMinPB wrote: »

    Usually anywhere that someone posts a "No Fishing" sign will also hold plenty.:banghead

    Isn't that the truth!

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