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REEF TACTICS for the S.E. US atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

 (Fish Zone  TABLE)
                                                    fly line (no egg weight) floating jures/twitch baits/ smalljigs, and clouser or streamer flies  


                                                                                                'fly' line w/ weight /lighter lures/spoons, flies on sinking line 


                                            Slip lead rig w/bait /heavy lures/diving lures (downrigger trolled lures) , flies on sinking line

                                           bottom finder/slip lead rig/sliding bottom finder/jigs/Jigging spoons/diamond jigs


Fish Likely to be Encountered
Mackerel (king/spanish), Barracuda, Mahi-Mahi, Tunas (esp. on kelp paddies on the west coast)
Jacks, Cero, Cobia, Barracuda, Minnows (small mahi on weed patch)
Snappers, Triggerfish, Sea Bass, Flounder, Grunts, Drums,  Smaller Jacks
 Grouper, Snappers, Triggerfish, Angelfish, Eels, Porgies

What it looks like:

Zone C: Atlantic Sargasso (mahi, tuna, jacks, mackerel) and Pacific Kelp Paddies (which hold tuna, mahi, and california yellowtail jacks)


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