The Ballyhoop Featured In Episode 029 Of Good Karma Sport Fishing Podcast
The Ballyhoop Featured In Sport Fishing Magazine Article On Hoop Nets
When anglers anywhere want to catch live bait, they commonly use a gold-hook rig or throw a cast net. But there’s a third option, one that originated among South Florida captains targeting ballyhoo: a hoop net.
All three methods carry pros and cons. Catching bait on a gold-hook or sabiki rig, which typically consists of six dressed hooks, can be quite effective, but the process can be painstakingly slow, especially when you’re catching only one baitfish at a time.