• Sheepshead

    Cranka Crab

    Cranka Crab

    May 01 at 7:00am
    October is a time of transition for most salt water species, like the sheepshead. It opens the door to some productive action very close to the shoreline.

    The Sound of better close-in fishing

    October 16, 2017 at 7:00am
    Fiddler crabs are a popular bait for sheepshead, but the Cranka Crab is an artificial lure that's tough to beat.

    Catch more sheepshead with this lure from Down Under

    Cranka Crab's unique hook placement means higher hook up ratio for sheepshead
    July 17, 2017 at 9:30am
    Sheepshead have teeth designed for crushing shells and barnacles.

    Winter sheepshead

    This overlooked fish is excellent table fare
    February 10, 2016 at 9:00am
    Long, limber crappie poles are the weapon of choice for dunking fiddler crabs for sheepshead.


    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    Sheepshead are visual feeders, making live fiddler crabs the bait of choice.

    Herding sheep — Sheepshead fishing offers close-in coastal action

    There’s no reason to stop fishing coastal waters just because reds and trout move out to the barrier islands. Instead, gear up and wrestle sheepshead off pilings in the bays.
    September 01, 2013 at 7:00am