Author: Jianni Hitchman
Species 101 : Barracuda (Sphyraena)
Barracuda is known to be a fish to give a good fight when it comes to fishing. But do you really know what is best used to catch these fishes? Ima be honest and tell you I donâ€™t know much, BUT I will tell you what I do know!
What Barracudas Go For?
Barracudas LOVE shiny stuff, so what Iâ€™ve gotten off Barracudas is using lure. The lure I used is the X-Rap RÃ¡pala lure, itâ€™s a blue looking lure that blends with the water but itâ€™s shiny with this lure Iâ€™ve caught over 4 Barracudas! Another trick Iâ€™ve seen is using a pink pipe that is just a long pink plastic and put a hook at the end and of it and just throw it in. Iâ€™ve seen crazy catches with that trick.
Where to catch Barracudas?
Cudas are known to be caught at shorelines and Flats. Iâ€™ve caught in the Flats but smaller ones, the bigger ones would be outside in the ocean. What you would do is just use a jig and wait till you hear your reel go off.
What pound line to use to catch Barracuda?
What I would use is 20Lb Monofilament or more, and 30-40Lb Of Mono Leader. You never know what youâ€™ll hook on that Jig thereâ€™s a lot of fish out there!
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