January and February are prime time. Especially the half hour before sunrise on a fast current, reasonably steep-gradient beach. They like to congregate half a mile or so south of famous engineering catastrophe sites. But you can usually get them from any given beach this time of year.Is now a good time for those little resident coho from the beach?
Great job scouting and paying attention to the food. There are a number of patterns can imitate them if that’s what they’re keyed into. The Hare’s ear might work, and here’s another one you might try by our very own Leland.
That’s why small chartr clousers work so well