Where To Find Predator Fish In A Large Baitfish School (90-10 Rule)
Here’s a frustrating scenario you might’ve experienced before…
You’ve finally found a school of baitfish and you’re seeing predators actively feeding on them.
But no matter what you throw at them, the hungry predators just won’t touch your lure.
Why is that?
It could be because you’re focusing on the wrong area.
Check out this new video where you’ll learn where most predator fish position themselves along a school of baitfish.
Where To Fish A School Of Baitfish [VIDEO]
Have you heard about the 90-10 rule?
It simply states that 90% of the fish are in 10% of the water.
And even when fishing a school of baitfish, this rule holds true.
The other day I found a school of mullet spread out parallel to a shoreline about 50 yards away from it.
There was a lot of action everywhere, but I caught the most fish on the shallow edge between the shore and the school.
Why is that?
Because if they were on the deeper side, their backs would be exposed to dolphins and other larger predators.
By feeding on the side between the school and the shoreline, that minimizes the odds of bigger predators coming to eat them from behind.
And here’s a tip to catch fish when fishing large schools of baitfish: use a lure that will get the predator fishes’ attention.
And you also might want to have lures with some color to get them to stand out from the hundreds of other bait.
I like to use lures or jig heads that are red, or lures that are a bit of a darker color.
Just because you see predator fish feeding on a large school of baitfish doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to catch anything.
You’ll still need to find the 10% of the water where the predator fish are feeding in, and usually that’s on the edge of the school near the shoreline.
Have any questions about finding and fishing big baitfish schools?
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