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AKA: Pompano / Carolina Pompano Family: Jack

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Pompano Specifications

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters Where: Offshore / Surf / Inshore
Size: most common at a pound or 2. Lunkers can reach up to 8 pounds.
Fight: Pound for Pound, one of the best. Willing fighter with a hard pull and strong runs.
Deliciousness: Excellent
Range: Both Coasts Technique: Drifting / Still Fishing / Casting
Baits: Shrimp / Sand Flea / Crab / Squid / Lures / Flies Tackle: Baitcasting

The Florida Pompano is characterized by a football shape body that is silver with a tinge of yellowing on the underside, the top portion of the body is often a little darker. The dorsal fin is dark while the remaining fins have a yellowish tint. The head is compact and rounded.

Thses fish are found predominatly in the surf, although many are caught in cuts and channels and deeper bays.

Sand Fleas are the ultimate bait, but also will take shrimp both live and dead, as well as cut squid and clam, all comprise the best natural baits, while jigs make for the best artificial bait.

Props Board Pictures of Pompano

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