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Atlantic Croaker [Micropogonias undulatus]

General Species Information

Type of Fish: Saltwater
Common Name: Atlantic Croaker
Scientific Name: Micropogonias undulatus
Size: around 1 pound
Habitat / Location: One of the most common fish in the shallow waters near shore. A favorite for bottom fishing from the pier or surf.
Qualities: In the drum family. A popular table fare.

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Baits: fresh shrimp pieces, worms, cut fish strips
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Rig: 2 hook "dropper" rig with a pyramid or bank sinker
Suggested Line: 8-10 pound mono
Suggested Rod/Reel package: Basic spinning or conventional in the 8-10 pound class
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