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713 Views 2 Replies 2 Participants Last post by  MVPAEC
Looking for some input from fellow fisherman on best way to keep bait and fish alive for long periods of time. Have done several offsore trips this year and have found Peanut bunker to be an outstanding bait for tuna. Without having a livewell on the boat it has been challenging keeping these baits alive during the long trip out.
In addition to bait what is the best system to keep your fish alive without a livewell. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
1 - 1 of 3 Posts cannot get by without a livewell when transporting bait offshore. You can go as simple as a garbage can and get a simple 12 volt aerator. Many fishermen use this method on our local tuna trips. In Florida, the sharper fishermen, bring car batteries and rig it with their aerators up to coolers and barrels. I would recommend picking up a Captain Harrys catalog, since they have one of the largest selections of BAIT WELL ACCESSORIES>

The best system without a livewell of course is having or making a live bait device which you put into the water. At the dock or when you are on your spot, the best thing to do is put the bait back into ocean within the carrier. Their is no other way to get around this.

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