Baits for Saltwater Fishing

In the Mid Atlantic region, quality bait is essential for saltwater fishing. In many areas, the best baits vary seasonally and even between ports.

Saltwater Baits

Live Minnows - Mummichogs and Killifish

Silversides

Bay Anchovy

Spot

Mullet

Menhaden (bunker)

Eels

Peeler Crabs

Soft Shell Crabs

Green Crabs

Rock Crabs

Jonah Crabs

Mole Crabs

Bloodworms

Sandworms

Squid

Surf Clams

Shrimp

Grass Shrimp

Sand Shrimp

Ballyhoo

 

Related Information

How to Catch Bait

Freshwater Fishing Baits