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Anyone have luck with Fishing for sheepshead in the winter (DEC-Jan-feb).
I'm a novice to sheeps, but have found it very fun and had good luck, the few times I have tried.

Ive read different reports that say sheephead fishing can be great in winter months when other fishing dies off, but other reports say its best in march onward. What are some of your opinions on it during the cold months?
Since its hard to find fiddlers or live sand fleas in winter whats the best bait option? are the frozen fleas worth it?

Thanks, looking to keep fishing in the cold months.
 

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It really depends on the location you're fishing. They might not stay inshore or nearshore in some locations.

For baits, barnacles, fiddlers, shrimp, clams, oysters if inshore with little current, frozen fiddlers, and frozen fleas. If you blanch the fleas it should work a little better. Should always be able to get barnacles, fiddlers when it's sunny, clams from a seafood market.
 

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Locations would be different docks piers near inlet or maybe sound area. Or other random pilings and structures. Near Wilmington/Cape Fear/Carolina beach areas.
 
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