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Snapper

Best eating and pound for pound the hardest fighting fish in the ocean, they include mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, cubera snapper, and red snapper, among others.
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Catching Yellowtail Snapper
Yellowtail snapper fishing is one of my favorites. Here's how I catch them on the Florida Keys...

Gray Snapper Under the Mangroves Limbs
Fishing under the mangrove limbs on the Florida Keys meant catching mangrove snapper. You can do it today!

Mutton Snapper Ledges
Deep jigging for mutton snapper on the Florida Keys can be very productive if you get the right water and wind conditions

Mangrove Snapper Tactics
Tagged as the most wary fish when it comes to a baited hook, here are some tips on how to catch mangrove snapper

Cubera Snapper Fishing Tips
While cubera snapper are found from New England down throughout the Caribbean to South America, they are not found in great numbers anywhere in their range. They are more concentrated in the Caribbean, but many are taken off the South Florida area. They can be found on very deep water reefs, and fishing for them becomes a very special activity. Here are some cubera snapper fishing tips

Mutton Snapper Fishing Tips
Mutton snapper are found from New England down throughout the Caribbean to South America. They are, however much more concentrated in the Bahamas and the South Florida area. They can be found from inshore estuaries to deep water reefs, and fishing for them will vary accordingly. Here are some mutton snapper fishing tips

Mangrove (Grey) Snapper Fishing Tips
Here are some mangrove snapper fishing tips. Mangrove snapper are found from New England down throughout the Caribbean to South America. They are a favorite among anglers for their fighting ability and for their excellent meat. They can be found from inshore estuaries to deep water reefs, and fishing for them will vary accordingly.

Bass Tackle for Red Snapper
This is going to be one of those stories that people will say, "Yeah, right...", and will accuse me of "creative" story telling. They can do that if they like; it's their prerogative. But what happened to us last week has probably happened in one form or another to other anglers, and they got about as much grief from other anglers as I did.

Bank on Red Snapper this Spring
The run to the banks took us a good two and a half hours. The wind had not yet laid down from the past several days of blow, so we were busting pretty big water as we made our way out of Savannah, Georgia, for the forty mile trek.

Catching Beeliners - Fishing for Vermillion Snapper
From Cape Hatteras, NC, to as far south as Brazil, the vermillion snapper is a reef staple for both commercial and recreational anglers. Known in areas of the southern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico states as beeliners, these fish are a charter captain’s best friend. When other fish don’t cooperate, beeliners fill the fish box.

Cubera Moon
A full moon in July and August is just what many South Florida fishermen wait for. That full moon is the time the Cubera snapper move from their depth of several hundred feet to the relative shallow water of 180 to 210 feet deep.

Snapper in the Turtle Grass
Large snapper begin to migrate onto the grass flats all over south Florida this time of year. It's a perfect time to find them, and anyone can catch them!

Catch Mangrove Snapper on the Keys
On the Florida Keys, I have a sure fire method to find fish and make even your first trip out a roaring success. You can and will catch mangrove snapper if you will follow this simple method, and the only thing extra you need is a good Coast Guard chart of the upper and lower keys.

Mutton Snapper by Rodman Philbrick
Philbrick's book on the mutton snapper from his web site.

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