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2. Tidal stretches, which are incredibly rich in all manner of mud-loving marine organisms, can often produce impressive numbers of bass. Crabs in particular are abundant, and armour cladding and powerful pincers do nothing to deter a hungry bass.
Tiny shrimps also inhabit these muddy shores and are predated by many juvenile marine species, including little fingerling bass – all of which are happily taken by bigger bass. This is also prime mullet territory, and a winter flounder feeding ground.