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There is an art to chumming. If you over feed an area, the fish will shut down and you will not catch them. Too little food and they will move on to a better place.

There's more to chum than just choosing the right chum. To be effective, the chum must reach the target area, within range of the senses of the fish. For example, if you're looking to pull fish out of a reef or wreck, the chum must filter back into that lair to be effective. If it streams well above the structure, it won't do much good.

To get your Tournament Master Chum to deeper water, I use two methods. The first is very popular in the Florida Keys for yellowtail, mix your Tournament Master Chum with sand in a bucket. Form a ball the size of a softball with your hands and release it in the water at the stern of the boat. The sand ball will sink rather quickly, dissolving and releasing your Tournament Master Chum as it goes down. The other is to use a weight in your chum bag or attach your chum bag to your down rigger ball to take it down below the boat.

Take into consideration the depth, current and wind when setting up to anchor and chum a piece of structure. Anchor far enough ahead of your target to where the chum will drift into the zone. Such precision isn't necessary if you're looking to pull in pelagic species that roam the middle and upper water columns. For them, broadcast your chum over a stretch of water that these fish are likely to frequent.

To optimize your chum, carry both fine and large mesh chum bags. If you're looking to increase the chum flow, or spice the slick with larger bits of chum, go with the large mesh. Conversely, if you want to slow the chum flow and keep the particles to a minimum in the slick, go with the fine mesh bag. Remember, your goal is to not to over feed the fish, just get them interested in your baits.

Inshore Fishing
Once you reach the flat of your choice, use your Tournament Master Chum in or around natural fish-attracting structure such as potholes or oyster beds. Then anchor up within casting range of the baited hole and wait for the fish to arrive. Wade fishermen can employ a similar method, by positioning your Tournament Master Chum, then setting themselves within casting distance once the chum is placed. Redfish and trout love Tournament Master Chum, virtually every fish that swims in our bay systems will be attracted to well placed chum. Among the other regular visitors to a chum site are black drum, ladyfish, jack crevalle, sheepshead, and snook.

Pier Fishing
Chumming can play a major factor in pier fishing. Sometimes it can even determine if it is going to be a great fishing day or a great "catching" day. Chumming is critical in pier fishing. Your goal is to get the fish to come to you. Chumming, not only draws big fish, but also smaller bait. The smaller bait will not only keep the game fish lingering around for a longer period of time. Not only does chumming bring fish closer but it makes them go into a feeding mode and even a feeding frenzy.

Try Tournament Master Chum next time you are out and fishing is slow. Give it a chance, and give the fish time enough to locate the slick. Then hold on for some action!

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