The importance of live bait cannot be stressed enough. Rarely does anything out fish well-
Baitmaker is a moist product that is thrown to attract and concentrate bait-
To Use: Grab a handful of Baitmaker, squeeze it slightly and throw it to the desired location. Baitmaker will disperse throughout the water column and attract a variety of species from down current. Baitmaker sticks together when squeezed and allows you to place it where you want regardless of wind speed. No more getting covered with fine powder.
Locations to catch bait;
Pinfish and Grunts are found in shallow grass flats from shore and out many miles. Look for areas with some tidal current. Throw a ball of Baitmaker and wait 5 minutes for the fish to gather. Throw a cast net or use a rod with a Sabiki rig to fill the live-
Pilchards, Greenbacks, Threadfins are also found in shallow coastal water near grass flats. Look for these fish “dimpling” or “rippling” the water in the early mornings or late afternoon. A good pair of polarized glasses will allow you to see their silhouettes against the sand bottom. The first throw of the net is the most important and sometimes all that is needed to fill or “blackout” the live-
Scad, Goggleyes, Sardines, and other baits can be found in deeper waters offshore. They congregate around natural and artificial structures. Buoys, artificial reefs, and natural bottom structure all will hold bait-
Ballyhoo Are the “go to” bait of South Florida. Almost everything eats Ballyhoo. When anchored a few miles offshore, a steady flow of Baitmaker will bring and hold ballyhoo at the back of the boat. Toss out a small handful of Baitmaker and as the Ballyhoo bunch up to eat, throw the cast net and fill the live-
Baitmaker will hold bait close to your boat. A constant small tickle of Baitmaker will help hold them close. Anchoring will typically increase your success catching bait.
“Making Bait“ or catching bait can be the difference between success and failure. Time and materials spent can be worth every penny. Baitmaker saves time and money.
Catch them up!