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  • What’s the best way to catch live bait?

  • Cast-netting shrimp works as well, and it is the most common way to get a lot of live bait in a hurry. Nighttime is the best time to use a cast net. Target and bait shallow areas with fish meal or pellets, then periodically net over the sunken bait.

  • What’s the best way to catch fish in salt water?

  • Target and bait shallow areas with fish meal or pellets, then periodically net over the sunken bait. Catching bait shrimp during daylight hours is also common, but it’s generally more productive in deeper water—10 to 20 feet—near channels and drop-offs.

  • What kind of hooks do you use for live bait?

  • Monofilament or fluorocarbon can work, but unless you’re fishing gin clear water, go with the cheaper mono. Hooks. I usually use circle hooks if I’m using live or cut bait, but if I’m using big live bait like mullet or pigfish, and I’m actively fishing, I’ll use a j hook.

  • What kind of bait do you use for shrimp fishing?

  • Keeping shrimp lively for fishing requires a well-aerated livewell, though a cooler or bait bucket with a good aeration system will work for shorter trips.