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sandfly

[′san‚flī]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various small biting Diptera, especially of the genus Phlebotomus, which are vectors for phlebotomus (sandfly) fever.
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One way to even those odds is to put out some chum, and let the scent of shrimp, clams, crabs or sandfleas in the water pull the fish within casting distance.
Tandem-hook bottom rigs tipped with small pieces of peeled shrimp or fresh sandfleas will account for the pompano.
For those who know exactly where the pompano hide, sandfleas can be very effective and you can't beat the price.
Top bait is a fiddler crab; sandfleas and fresh shrimp next best.
Fiddlers definitely account for the higher percentage of hookups over other baits like sandfleas, cut shrimp or cut clam, Overly contends.
Sandfleas are probably the best bait, but are scarce this year.