Long term I'm not too sure but in a live well they will last through the night no problem but a few things to watch out for - make sure they are all 'inked' out or that stuff gets to be a mess and eventually will turn your live well black, anything else in your live well is fair game and they will tear apart a few things while they are in there pissed at the world, they're easier to catch in the water then they are in the live well with a little net A good way to keep them lively is in a tied off 5 gallow bucket off to the side out of the way that has a bunch of holes in it with a top on so you don't have to worry about them inking out and making the boat a mess. When you need one, dip a small net in and they got no where to run from you. Oh yeah and those beaks if they get you do hurt and will rip a nice chunk of meat from whatever they get a hold of, they are no joke even them little 5-6" bastards you see. Usually the ones you get are all 6-9"NJ Joe said:Squid will catch almost anything. Two week sago we were hooking nothing but dogs and skates out front until we snagged a squid on a flounder rig. Hooked it on the flounder rig as bait and brought up a keeper flounder right away. Nothing else all day.
How long will live squid last in a live well If you can net them at night?