Introduction to Tripletail
Tripletail, an intriguing species known for their odd shape and habit of floating near the surface, offer a unique fishing experience in the waters of Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, and Ponce Inlet. These fish are often found near floating objects and are prized for their fight and flavor.
When to Fish for Tripletail
The best time to target Tripletail in these areas is during the spring and early summer months. This is when they are most commonly found near the surface, often around floating debris or navigation markers, in the warm coastal waters of Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach, and near the estuaries of Ponce Inlet.
Where to Fish for Tripletail
Look for Tripletail around buoys, pilings, and floating debris in Daytona Beach's coastal waters. In New Smyrna Beach, the areas around the Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon are good spots. Ponce Inlet's nearshore waters, especially around structures, are also known for holding Tripletail.
How to Fish for Tripletail
Using light to medium tackle with live shrimp or small fish as bait is effective. Sight fishing is a popular method, as Tripletail can often be spotted near the surface. A gentle presentation is key, as Tripletail can be wary of unnatural movements.
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