Fishing Tips From the Pros!
If you follow the tips then look what happens!
Where can you find Jacks?
|Right now in Tampa Bay you can find Jacks near power plants especially Gandy and Apollo power plants. Jacks are hear because they like the warm water in which the power plants produce. Also, you can find Jacks on the back end of Weedon Island where you can reach them by canoe. Also Jacks are active on the flats and grass areas.|
What kind of tackle is best for catching Jacks?
|When fishing for Jacks you can use a variety of tackle however it is best to use over 20 lbs test line and use a rod and reel that can handle the quick runs of the Jack.|
What kind of bait is best?
|Jacks eat a variety of bait so it is up to you which one you want to use. Probably the best bait is a top water plug which Jack seem to really like. Also Jacks like to eat live or dead shrimp, different types of jigs, DOA's, and storm lures.|
What is the best time to catch Jacks in Tampa Bay?
|Around Tampa Bay the Jack fishing extends year round however as we move into the winter months Jacks look to warmer water and they go there. The best season overall to catch Jacks is during Spring and Fall in which the jacks are most active.|