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Need advice on where to catch a few live Ballyhoo out of Vaca Cut.

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  • bonebone Posts: 1,167 Officer
    North into gulfside 6-7 miles. Chum. Get some eating size snapper while you there.
  • Keys KillerKeys Killer Posts: 11 Greenhorn
    Go out onto the reef,30-70 ft start yellowtailing the standard way, chum, wait 20 minutes or so, and you'll have them up in the slick. Net them or hook them with a tiny gold hook tipped with a small piece of squid, shrimp, etc. You can net them too, but they'll die fast. If they don't come up, you can try running and watching to see them spray.
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