Barracuda Fishing Charters in Bonita Springs
Most of my Charters donít specifically call me to Barracuda fish but I do have a particular Angler in town that is nuts about finding these guys! Maybe itís because of their strange behavior and look but they are a mean looking type of fish that some love to eat. They can also give you a fight since they have a lot of strength and sprinting ability.
|What do Barracuda look like?|
They are a gray/green long thin fish with sharp teeth. They have dark blotches along their bodies and a chalky white belly
|What other fish are related to Barracudas?|
They are in the Cuda family
|How big do Barracuda get?|
Up to 6 ft. in length and a foot wide
|What is the world record for Barracuda?|
The great barracuda can grow to 10 feet long, but the world record is 85lbs and 67 lbs. in Florida.
|What other fish are similar to Barracuda?|
There are over 20 different species of barracuda all with the same aggressive behavior and elongated appearance.
|What are the best times to catch Barracudas?|
All year round in Florida. We tend to find the smaller ones inshore then as they grow they head offshore towards the wrecks and reefs. Itís funny catching barracuda because you usually catch them while fishing for other stuff and lose your first catchÖ. after switching to wire leader, the fun begins!
|Where are the best places to catch Barracuda?|
Wherever smaller fish are to be found
|What are the best ways to catch Barracudas?|
Spinning and bait casting tackle are ideal. Tube lures are said to work the best amongst the Captains in the Keys. We are very careful when pulling them into the boat, as they have very sharp teeth.
|What are the best baits for Barracudas|
Live bait; should be energetic
|What other types of fish am I likely to catch?|
If you are fishing for Barracudas then you are also likely to catch
|Are Barracudas good to eat?|
If you are fishing for barracudas, then you are also likely to catch whatever is swimming in that area. They enjoy being amongst other fish.
|What is the best way to cook a Barracuda?|
Some people enjoy it. They are most often eaten as fillet or steaks but do have ciguatera and can affect someone with a not-so-strong stomach.