We are luckily based at one of the most prolific Bonefish fisheries in the world and often I see guests casting frantically at a shoal they believe to be Bonefish, but that just don’t seem to bite. Nine of ten times this is because they are casting to a shoal of Mullet.
Although the fish are easy to tell apart up close, in a shoal it becomes difficult to distinguish. However, there are some general rules that one can apply to tell the difference between a shoal of Mullet to a shoal of Bonefish.
These are the details you can look out for:
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Please note that these tips are just a general rule of thumb to look out for, but hopefully they can help you save some arm power and countless fly changes.