calico crab

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brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States

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These baits excel during times other than new and full moon periods, but on those weeks, a live blue or calico crab is hard to beat.
On the outgoing tide, lookfor jumbo live shrimp and small blue or calico crabs to fire up the bite.
Pass crabs are sometimes mistakenly called calico crabs, but that's a different critter.
Pass crabs or calico crabs wouldn't be prevalent until the upcoming strong tides associated with the full moon, but I'd scooped up a couple while snook fishing the previous night's outgoing tide.