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Fishing cocahoes? Need advice

I am used to fishing croaker on Carolina rigs. With a croaker I always am patient and have to let the fish really commit before setting the hook which is the opposite on shrimp I am much quicker. What is the correct way to fish with a cocahoe? Do you have to be patient for the trout to commit or more like a shrimp?

I also hook croaker through their back towards the tail but I was going to hook the cocahoe through the lips.
Re: Fishing cocahoes? Need advice
When I fish with cocahoes using a Carolina rig, I hook them through the lips and let the fish run with it for a few seconds...almost like fishing with a plastic worm for bass. This gives the fish time to swallow the cocahoe, increasing the chance for a positive hook-set.