If you go fishing in the Florida Keys, there's a good chance you'll have some live shrimp in the livewell. Whatever inshore species you may be targeting—from grouper to snapper to jacks—shrimp are prime baits. The question is, how do you present those live shrimp to the fish? In this short how-to fishing video, we'll get an on-the-water demo from Capt. Tom Rowland, an expert from Hawk's Cay who's also a host of the Saltwater Experience fishing program.  He'll show us how to hook shrimp on a jig head, as well as pointing out where not to put your hook. Take it away, Captain Tom...

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Now, don't forget, we covered hooking live baitfish a few weeks back. So if baitfish are more your speed than shrimp, take a gander at How to Fish: How to Hook a Live Baitfish.

Written by: Lenny Rudow
With over two decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to publications including YachtWorld, boats.com, Boating Magazine, Marlin Magazine, Boating World, Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Fish & Game, and many others. Lenny is a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and he has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.
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