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AKA: Spotted Croaker / Mizzouki Croaker Family: Croaker

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Spot Specifications

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters Where: Surf / Inshore
Size: Most common at under a pound. Large fish may reach 1 pound.
Fight: Little to no fight due to its size, but still a fun catch on light gear.
Deliciousness: Good Panfish
Range: Both Coasts Technique: Still Fishing
Baits: Shrimp / Baitfish / Squid Tackle: Spinning

The Spot is characterized by its orange to bronze upper half with prominant stripes, a spot located just behind the gills and a forked tail. Has the tallest profile and most drasticaly sloped forehead of the croakers, as well as a rounded beak.

These fish are found roaming the surf, foraging the bays and traversing inlets.

Pieces of shrimp, baitfish or squid are the best natural baits, artificials are not commonly used when fishing for the Spot.

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Fishing Reports Featuring Spot

04/19/17 New Smyrna Beach, Mosquito Lagoon And Daytona Beach FL
11/30/16 Ft Lauderdale
11/30/16 New Smyrna Beach And Mosquito Lagoon FL
11/30/16 New Smyrna Beach And Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report
11/30/16 Hernando Beach
11/30/16 New Smyrna Beach,Daytona Beach And Mosquito Lagoon
08/26/16 Mosquito Lagoon,Daytona Beach And New Smyrna Beach FL
08/12/16 Crystal River And Homosassa Fishing Report
08/12/16 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
07/20/16 Mosquito Lagoon,New Smyrna Beach And Daytona Beach

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