Thanks Fellas for the info. One more question, How do you handle these eels? Are they small, less than a foot, do they bite. Sorry if that sound stupid, but I don't handle snakes and eels seem to be very similar.
.Make sure you have a towell as they are very slimey an th towell keeps ya from getting your hands slimed. They will try to bite but they don't have teeth so its more a freak factor than them hurting you. Most should be under a foot in leangth. A trick I found for transport an hooking is to put them in a plastic bag an seal it an put them on top of ice. Th ice mellows them out an makes it easier to hook th slimey bastids.
Islandhouse Bait and Takle right before the narrows has them for a $1.25.Anglers has them too.The best thing to do is cast and retrive them almost like your using a lure.There hard to handle but loads of fun.
Take along a large sponge with a scrub pad on one side, this will help you grip the slimy snakes..also ice them down to chill them out, they will almost seem stoned...they will stay dark in color if you store them in a dark green or gray bucket
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