How Do You Catch Saltwater Baitfish?
Catching baitfish can be accomplished either during the day or night. Fish are attracted to light at night, you can catch baitfish using a long handled bait or shrimp net to scoop bait from the water when they approach you light. Spread fish meal or pellets over shallow areas then later toss a net over the area and pull in the fishbait. You can also place wire mesh traps baited with a variety of baits that will attract baitfish. Fishing Gear.