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Flamingo baitfish ID

Found a couple baits I had never seen before in flamingo. one I’ve since found out is an anchovy, but the other one I’m not sure I’ll post a picture of it. 

Had a nice day out there, wish I could have stayed longer but had to head in early. Only managed a catfish on the fish in the picture, and had a long fight with a fish I didn’t see on a finger mullet that cut off on the motor…. Think it was probably a shark though. Still getting dialed in there, and exploring. 

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  • keylargo359keylargo359 PSN / KEYLARGOPosts: 1,356 Officer
    edited October 2021 #2
     Mojarra is the Latin term also known as Sand Perch
    I call them Snook Candy 
    The worst day of fishing is still better than the best day of work:\
  • cranker789cranker789 MiamiPosts: 529 Officer
     Mojarra is the Latin term also known as Sand Perch
    I call them Snook Candy 
    Thanks 👍
  • catchemupcatchemup Posts: 490 Deckhand
    Just a suggestion...match your hook size to you bait size.The picture suggests the hook is way to large for the bait. And when fishing live bait...a "too big" hook will impede the natural swimming action of the bait. The bait should be matched  both in size and the wire gauge itself similarly proportional in thickness.
  • cranker789cranker789 MiamiPosts: 529 Officer
    Thanks, yeah that was a 3/0 hook should have used a 1/0 probably. If a big snook or tarpon would come along would a small hook hold?
  • catchemupcatchemup Posts: 490 Deckhand
    While true that big fish, when using heavy line, can bend or straighten out a hook [that's why they make 2x,3x, and 4x..think tuna fishing] a light hook fished on light tackle is not likley to fail. You're probably fishing light light which is likely to break long before your hook fails. Besides the angler is ultimately in charge of the pressure he puts on the fish via the drag setting as well as adding extra pressure if "cupping" a spinner or "thumbing"a conventional reel.
  • Tarpon MonoxideTarpon Monoxide Posts: 607 Officer
    edited November 2021 #7
    There seems to be some confusion on this thread over two species of fish that look similar because they are both in the Mojarra family.

    The photo posted above is a Mutton Minnow or another name is Silver Jenny, which is a type of Mojarra and but it is not a Striped Mojarra otherwise known here as a Sand Perch.

    This photo is a Mutton Minnow or Silver Jenny which is the same fish in the above photo.


    Below fish is Stripped Mojarra or Sand Perch which is not the same fish in the Cranker's 1st post.






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