One must love the torturer of fishing, when pursuing these reef clowns. But by getting ready early and with a few pass crabs ,these next 4 weeks can really help the cause. Permit can show up at anytime. The reef clown is like a ghost that stalks around like a pack of wolves. As a regular practice have a crab out on the surface at any offshore area and see what happens. Most wrecks and large reefs will have these spectacular fish patrolling fairly often. Now if there not there at the first stop keep moving. Tight lines g.