Mullet are more and more active around the inland bays. There are large schools moving around. Time to dust off the cast nets and hit the flats. Look in the back bay areas, Masseys ditch, and the flats especially. Get your DS Custom Tackle Modified Mullet Rigs, the holder hook keeps you from feeding so many fish and hooking up more. Lose less bait, catch more fish, even double up at times.
Mullet schools are easy to find. Just look for the water with the streaks moving along the top, the schools move rather gracefully. Throw your net ahead of that disturbed water. The streaks in the water will give you an idea which direction the fish are headed. The streaks look like arrows in the water pointing the way.
The mullet are perfect size for mullet rigs for the surf. Or using them as cut bait. You can chunk them or filet. The filet is easy to use as bait, leave the skin and scales on the filet. Some anglers are convinced you should filet them fresh.
Large tubs can be used or coolers too keep mullet alive. If you see tubs on a truck’s surf rack is usually live mullet or spot this time of year. Get the cast nets out it is time to go after mullet. Soon enough they will move into the Delaware Bay and beach areas at the point and flats.