These aggressive and opportunistic predators are typically bottom feeders but have been known to attack top water artificial baits given the right presentation. Their voracious appetite results in a fast growth rate and can lead to specimens in excess of (13.5kg) 30lbs.
As they reach maturity Speckled Trout feed on a varying diet from shrimp to and crustaceans, through to mullet and anchovies. Found Gulf wide these streamlined predators will provide anglers with a number of options when targeted in the competition.
This voracious, ambush predator lies in wait, nearly invisble on the bottom, ready to strike quick moving prey such as shrimp, mullet and anchovies. Common in size from .5 – 2.25kg (1-5lbs), they can grow to a length of 1m (3ft) and up to 9kg (20lbs).