SCAVANGED BAIT Catches EVERYTHING! Beach Fishing w/ Free Bait
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SCAVANGED BAIT Catches EVERYTHING! Beach Fishing w/ Free Bait

December 13, 2019

Alright guys, I gonna show you how to scavenge for your own bait You don’t need to go to the bait shop if you know how to catch your own bait Right now, I’m here with Chip He’s gonna show us how he likes to catch sand fleas I know a lot of people have some trouble identifying where sand fleas would be They’re not in every spot and they’re not always there So, how do you go about finding it and how do you go about catching it? Hopefully, you’ll be able to learn a thing or two [Chip:] When we look this way down the beach you- you can see all of the different spots Now you can see that they’re coming up to the surface If you walk towards them, they will go away. They will scurry, so You gotta understand that, too so When- when using a sand flea rake, it’s easy to do it Let the water come in go attack the sand flea, open up and pull on top of ’em [Erin:] Oh yea Look at those puppies [Chip:] Let’s put ’em in there [Brendon:] Alright [Chip:] Sand Fleas Galore! [Brendon:] We ended up catching a whole bucket full of sand fleas yesterday but we didn’t get a chance to use ’em So we’re here now at the sunrise, fishing with my Dad, Jack, My friend Loi and my friend Mike Let’s see whatw we can catch! Alright, so yesterday we got a bunch of bait. Now, we’re at Jacksonville beach, it’s the next day and uh we’re gonna throw ’em out and see what we can catch I’m hoping for Pompano, but really anything will bite a sand flea So I’ll just throw these sand fleas out and see what bites [Loi:] Oh! [Brendon:] Get that! on? Yea buddy! It’s something! [Loi:] If it is, that’s your first pompano, huh? [Brendon:] Yea I don’t know if it is I’m not sure, not much head shakes Pullin’ I don’t know what it is, bro. I don’t think it’s a pompano A stingray? you see it? [Erin:] Yea [Loi:] Stingray? [Erin:] Yea Watch out when it turns around! [Brendon:] We’re good That was kinda tiring on my arm. I thought it was like a I kinda figured it was a ray after it didn’t wanna give up Pompano would’ve given up by then Pompano! Yes! I’m pretty sure this is a keeper Earlier, we caught some pretty big sand fleas But we also had a lot of little sand fleas in the mix and that’s what- that’s what the fish are really- keyed in on right now is these smaller ones for whatever reason These fish are picky Y’know, they- They will sometimes be keyed in on one bait and they won’t touch anything else. Like the other day, they wouldn’t- they wouldn’t hit blue crabs But sometimes, that’s all they hit I simply put One on just like this that’s it and I’m casting it out as far as I can crossing my fingers [Erin:] How does it feel? [Brendon:] It’s a pompano, I’m pretty sure not a ray That’s a nice one! on the little tiny flea Hi [Erin:] Hi, baby [Brendon:] Did you make sandwiches? [Erin:] I did [Brendon:] Let me cast this out and I’m ready soon MMMM [Erin:] Give me your sandwich! [Brendon:] Two Bluefish! that was crazy! [Erin:] Your dad’s on, too [Brendon:] Woah! Whatcha using? [Mr. Mike:] Sand flea [Brendon:] Oh my gosh, that’s a big one! [Mr. Mike] Woah! My arm [Erin:] You arm? Are you tired? [Mr. Mike] Yea, this is a- oh my god! [Erin:] That’s a nice pompano! [Mr. Mike:] Yo! [Erin:] Yoooo [Mr. Mike:] It’s a HUGE one! [Erin:] That is a pretty hefty one He’s hefty [Brendon:] Ok So Under here, you see that tail right here? That- right here First of all, under here, usually, there’s- there’s
orange eggs, right? And, you wanna keep that in there So, you wanna hook it through this triangle part right here just like this and through the head and it keeps the eggs in a little bit better than usual There was a fish hooked here the whole time! [Erin:] Wow, Brendon! [Brendon:] Yea, buddy! *laughing* I have good luck today! [Erin:] Yea, look at you! [Brendon:] I haven’t seen it yet. Oh! There we go Look at that board! Nice! [Loi:] Hey, let’s move our stuff down here! [Loi:] How big is he? [Erin:] Mmm, I’m not sure [Brendon:] That’s a big one! That’s a biiig one! I got a fish on! Woah! AMERICA! Pomp! Pompano! Let’s see if it’s too short 1/4 inch short it’s a little short [Erin:] So I didn’t just film this catch because I just reeled this in and caught it myself, but look [Brendon:] I just saw my line way over there And then I- look at that! That looks like a 12 right there [Erin:] Could be! And a flounder! Look at the teeth That’s both keeper? [Brendon:] Yea, that’s litterally best case scenario right there good job! There are swimmers out- there are swimmers out there! I don’t wanna catch a human! oh my god! [Erin:] Are they on your line? [Brendon:] Hey! oh my god! I almost caught a swimming person! [Erin:] Loi! [Loi:] Which one!? Which one!? [Erin:] Red! [Loi:] Sometimes- sometimes I think there will be two in there, you know? yea- and and and one pops off, you know what I mean? cuz I was wondering why it was so heavy But it’s small Hey look, I hooked him in the eye That’s- aw. Poor pompano [Erin:] That’s a nice one! [Jack:] Yea, that’s a big one, baby [Brendon:] That rod right there [Erin:] On a sand flea? [Brenodn:] Yea [Erin:] Woah! [Brendon:] That’s a big ass lady fish! That was two lady fish in a row and that one- that’s a BIG lady fish oh my gosh! [Erin:] That’s a big one! Brendon:] Here’s our limit, guys. We got 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pompano Between Jack, Erin, me, my dad, That was awesome! [Erin:] How was your day? You limited out! [Brendon:] I limited out On pompano One of my favorite fishes to eat It seemed like the pompano really liked sand fleas I hope that these tips can help you guys get on some fish yourself We’re out here, trying to teach trying to explain how wed do things And hopefully, it’ll inspire some of you guys to go outside and do something about it If you wanna learn how to catch pompano for yourself or you just want to learn how to fish in the Florida area, we have written lots on ebooks about how to do so Most recently, I put out a book on um The float rig- how to use the float rig Um, how to catch pompano All the gear that you need for the beach And we have a sur- an entire crash course on surf fishing as well And I put these books to- to really help you guys get on some fish Um… We just recently put out a free article on big entire packing lists of everything I bring to the beach with me to get on whatever fish are really running I encourage you guys to check that out in the link in the description below Give it a read and comment below! Tell me what you think! The sand fleas worked so well today I wanna thank Chip for showing us how to find it I wanna thank Loi for taking us out fishing Thank you guys for showing us an awesome time and I’ll see you guys next week!


  • Reply ILIA K December 13, 2019 at 12:31 am


  • Reply Rey Co. December 13, 2019 at 12:31 am


  • Reply ок rub December 13, 2019 at 12:33 am

    I use this in Oregon coast

  • Reply Neehar Bikaroo 8bp December 13, 2019 at 12:33 am

    First….I love you guys. Meep up the great work and please shout me out. Yiu said you would about 30 videos ago so please shout me out and hel ppl me get subs and I love you guys

  • Reply manny something December 13, 2019 at 12:34 am

    Is he missing a sock?

  • Reply Ev,s 808 LIFE December 13, 2019 at 12:35 am

    Great video bro

  • Reply grupo aqui pesca December 13, 2019 at 12:35 am


  • Reply Carter Rosenbaum December 13, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Can I get a shout out plz and when are you gonna come to California I'd love to fish with the person who taught me everything on fishing salt water and Beach fishing

  • Reply Doss Fishing December 13, 2019 at 12:38 am

    I know this is a weird question but why do you have one sock on and one sock off and especially socks on the beach

  • Reply Drew Kessler December 13, 2019 at 12:39 am


  • Reply Doss Fishing December 13, 2019 at 12:40 am

    How long are you in Jacksonville for I’d love to go fishing with you I have a small you to myself but just to be able to experience fishing with you would be nice now I’m really busy at work a lot and I’m currently remodeling my house but I would love to be able to fish with you if I can find time in my busy schedule

  • Reply Hailey Balderas December 13, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Can you eat sand fleas

  • Reply Mick Man December 13, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Wow I love how just dose this oh sorry hi hey hello

  • Reply M. K. December 13, 2019 at 12:45 am

    Skipper, if you hook them through the head, don't they die?

  • Reply Steve Fisher December 13, 2019 at 12:50 am

    Great double! Flounder are so good!

  • Reply Mick Man December 13, 2019 at 12:50 am

    Who and why would u dislike this he help everyone but someone always has to dislike oh sorry I forgot hi hey hello

  • Reply Steve Fisher December 13, 2019 at 12:51 am

    Size limit on humans?

  • Reply Rajendra Sutar December 13, 2019 at 12:51 am

    I like to be with you fishing with you
    I have seen your video
    Sea fishing trip it was just great

  • Reply sam dian December 13, 2019 at 12:54 am

    there are plastic bait for them too

  • Reply Michael Everton December 13, 2019 at 12:54 am

    The "sand fleas," are also known as,- mole crabs, on Natal coast, South Africa.

  • Reply It'll Work This Time December 13, 2019 at 12:59 am

    What kind of orange bead is that you're using?

  • Reply 3alphaRomeo 0311 December 13, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Lmao 14:00

  • Reply KC Holland December 13, 2019 at 1:19 am

    Hi Skipper was wondering have you done any fishing on the outer banks off North Carolina.

  • Reply Anh-Dung Van December 13, 2019 at 1:20 am

    Hey guys, when was this video shot? i was planning to go Pompano fishing tomorrow but i thought that they left Jacksonville. Any info would be appreciated. Thank ya'll for always making great videos.

  • Reply Eric B. B December 13, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Wow thanks for the video. I live in Florida and do this all the time. You had a great day and made a great video. ?

  • Reply Darrell Cox December 13, 2019 at 1:29 am

    Great vlog. It's always a great day when you limit out. Makes up for those days that Peter out. How do you like to cook your Pompano?

  • Reply Sid Chavan December 13, 2019 at 1:29 am

    Can you get the sand fleas in Maryland too?

  • Reply Kyle Whittington December 13, 2019 at 1:30 am

    What's the length of the rods your using.

  • Reply 257milo December 13, 2019 at 1:38 am

    Great informative video!!! Have you ever tried Fish Bites??? We have heard further south around Melbourne Fl. they were really biting on Sand Flea Fish Bites. Thanks again!!! ?❤️?

  • Reply Bigbuck13 December 13, 2019 at 1:44 am

    One wheel electric board 7:48

  • Reply Nathan's RC & Fishing December 13, 2019 at 1:49 am

    Just out of curiosity, what size reels do you have on those rods?
    Also, are most reel sizes compatible with most rods? Say I wanted to upgrade from a 2000 to a 3000 or 4000 size spinning reel, can I just smack one on, or are they specific to brands?

  • Reply Girl on A Bus December 13, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Those are 'Sand Crabs' fyi

  • Reply Girl on A Bus December 13, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Sand fleas are like fleas on dogs

  • Reply Fishermans life December 13, 2019 at 2:03 am

    Go shark fishing!!!!!

  • Reply Mariah Perez December 13, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Way to go Aaron! What a great catch!!!

  • Reply Fishing Addictions December 13, 2019 at 2:12 am

    Damn nice pompano tattoo

  • Reply henry garrison December 13, 2019 at 2:15 am

    I found i loose fish on the rig where hooks are on the main line….. Carolina rig is always better, you can still use the keeper weight….. fish pull off on the main line rig, they cant run!

  • Reply Cecapit Shemalat December 13, 2019 at 2:15 am

    ray is good too..i always eat ray

  • Reply Mario Flores December 13, 2019 at 2:35 am

    What’s your opinion on fishing in the winter? I’m from the east coast

  • Reply walleye guy December 13, 2019 at 2:45 am

    Hey skipper! I still wanna see a video on setting drag for surf fishing!

  • Reply Me la Plas prro December 13, 2019 at 2:53 am

    I’m ready to drive down in January, I’m improving lots my friends, another good tutorial guys….

  • Reply El Chino Lau December 13, 2019 at 2:54 am

    How many pounds is your fishing line?

  • Reply the Florida Pursuit December 13, 2019 at 3:14 am

    ? vid keep them coming

  • Reply Troy NJPOOLPLAYER December 13, 2019 at 3:33 am

    Tog love fleas! The only problem is finding the little buggers. I looked into ordering them but it seems like online shops only sell to retailers. Thanks for the videos.

  • Reply Eduardo Feliciano December 13, 2019 at 3:33 am

    When was that fishing catch?

  • Reply HOOKED ON PR Jon Rojas December 13, 2019 at 3:37 am

    How sick were those planes flying over you. And the pompano not to mention ?

  • Reply Bounsana Xavapy December 13, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Great video ??. You guys should come up and do some ice fishing with me up in New Hampshire/Maine.

  • Reply DJ CUE 760 December 13, 2019 at 4:43 am

    Awesome video good to see your pops out there with you 🙂

  • Reply 1992pv December 13, 2019 at 5:19 am

    Nice catch. Hopefully Erin got to fish as well instead of just recording the entire time.

  • Reply Basic_Fishing December 13, 2019 at 5:59 am

    haha the only flea that everyone looks for.

  • Reply B K December 13, 2019 at 6:24 am

    Make a catch and Cook Please. Petri Heil und stramme leine

  • Reply 4Shore Fishing December 13, 2019 at 6:55 am

    Awesome video glad you’re helping to get people on fish! Keep up the good work!

  • Reply Ricardo Macias December 13, 2019 at 7:55 am

    Hey brotha great video!! ?? what's the name of that rig set up?

  • Reply matthew barber December 13, 2019 at 8:15 am

    I'm gonna throw this out there again, I know you guys winter in the jville area as do I, my folks live on the st.johnns east bank first dock south of buchman bridge. River is good this year due to the shrimp being thick, plus jetty sheepshead can put you on both. Talking next week thru the new year. Holla at yo boy.

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  • Reply Khondker Jamil December 13, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Thanks for another great video. Quick question, what time of the year we can catch pompano at Jacksonville beach? Thanks.

  • Reply birdiekim birdiekim December 13, 2019 at 10:11 am

    Hey Skipper were you?

  • Reply birdiekim birdiekim December 13, 2019 at 10:14 am

    I Just Lunging fishing
    You are halp me Lot
    Thank you for all the tips You showing You're the best

  • Reply Viet Trung Tran December 13, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    Chắc việt nam là không còn

  • Reply Noel Bueta December 13, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    Try to film cath and cook.

  • Reply Huân Hoàng xuân trường December 13, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    Hello . I'm Vietnamese I like the videos you make. Wish you good health

  • Reply redwood1957 December 13, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Are sand fleas in the surf in colder weather then what your in now

  • Reply Scott Freedman December 13, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    Love your videos. I looked on the Florida fishing app and Florida Pompano shows a limit of 6 per person. Am I looking at the wrong fish?

  • Reply gone far December 13, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Awesome video. May i say bothers me when someone's calls fish before seeing it anyone else?

  • Reply 257milo December 13, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Brandon why didn't you guys try your salted ? squid??? I'm betting it would have worked!!!???

  • Reply Cast-Rod&Reel-Fishing December 13, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    Cool stuff . Nice fish .. Cheers ?✌?

  • Reply Azure Moon December 13, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    Chip Kinda looks like Michael Cudlitz from walking dead ? lol..he kinda does

  • Reply Clinton Mendonca December 13, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    The guy in the yellow t-shirt…the way he threw that Pompano back was ridiculous! WTF was that all about, mate?

  • Reply Tim Crews December 13, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    Awesome fishing day, spend all the time you can with your dad. I lost my dad and i miss him very much

  • Reply Chris Woodward December 13, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Gotta love the respect from surfers and swimmers….

  • Reply Don Johnson December 13, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    Dude u have a great wife and dad that will fish with you and enjoy the great sport God bless you and your family happy holidays

  • Reply Scooter December 13, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Naruto run at 13:57

  • Reply Jeffrey Freeman December 13, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    Between them having a cast net and sabiki(sp?) Rig there isnt a reason 2 buy bait for fishing on the coast.

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