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Shore fishing in Clearwater

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Looking for some ideas and tips for fishing the last week of March. A group is staying on the water in Cleatwater, and will be shore fishing. What can we expect to catch? What should we bring and use for equipment? What should we use for bait? Any help will be greatly appreciated.



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Hey Zapman I was wondering the same thing as i'm heading down to cleawater first week of June hope someone can chime in.


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We fished alot! There are fishing piers by the marina right across the bridge to cleatwater Beach. Caught a wide vaviety of fish. Started with shrimp from bait shop right next to pier. Then bought a sibiki riga long line with many small hooks to catch bait. The locals called them green sardenes. With those caught a couple of spanish makerals and a gulf flounder. Went out on 2 launches. First was a big boat that 62 people were fishing on, we caught many fish, kept the most on the boat, 66! We the chartered 2 boats for 10 miles out, caught about 50 spanish and a couple kings, and 2 fighting bonitias.

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