What types of fish can you catch deep sea fishing?

deep sea fishingWhether you’re going on your first chartered deep sea fishing trip or your 10th time, you need to know what gear to bring.

You should find the best charter boat, a good quality pole, and you should know about the best bait and lures that you need to use for various kinds of fish that you’re hoping to catch. Here’s some of the most well known types of fish as well as the baits that work very well for them.

Deep Sea Fishing: Best Bait and Lures To Use

Kingfish

If you’re targeting kingfish, you will notice that natural baits will work better compared to artificial lures. The bait that generally works well is the menhaden shad, which is also referred to as pogies. The other baits that you may want to consider are the squid and the ribbon fish. Although you could have some luck with certain lures on some occasion, the preferred option is a live bait, so remember that when you head out.

Cobia

Cobia is another well known fish. It is an aggressive fish that have a tendency to strike both lures and live bait. Among the many reasons that this fish is well known is because it’s tasty and it also gives you the challenge you need before you can catch it.

The fish could wind up weighing much more than one hundred pounds with the biggest of the species. Its natural diet could create a wonderful bait, which include eels, squid, crabs, shrimp, as well as other small fish. You could also use menhaden, mullet, pin fish, and different baits that are found in the area where you plan to fish.

Shark

You will have a wonderful experience when you fish for sharks. There are different types of sharks and that means the best bait vary between the species. So, you have to do your research well. You can also ask the captain of the boat rentals myrtle beach for more tips.

Mahi-Mahi

The mahi-mahi or the dorado is a fish that as a very unique look. It’s nickname means very strong and if you’ve already caught one before, you know just how strong this fish is. The Williamson ballyhoo combo is a popular lure. However, you’ll find that various kinds of ballyhoo rigs, natural or artificial, could work well, too. Apart from that, when it comes to a live bait, squid and crabs, along with the tiny fish, could work well, too.

Sailfish

Sailfish are among the most well known deep sea fishing targets during Myrtle Beach water sports since they have a distinct look. They look stunning both natural lures and bait could work well to catch them. The fish have a tendency to eat octopus, squid, ballyhoo, tuna, mullet, flying fish, as well as other fishes. When it comes to the lures, Super Chugger and Wide Range lures work well.

Tarpon

If you are fishing for tarpon, the bait you should consider are crabs, mullet, pinfish, and shrimp. They seem to prefer live bait but you will notice that they could also go with lures.

 

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