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#11826626 - 09/13/16 11:57 AM Snook Florida style
bubbaque Offline

Registered: 07/02/09
Posts: 248
Loc: texas/florida

First fish said 50lbs err In my neck of the woods, this is my biggest snook ever
Fish number 2 was only 37 lbs but worthy, she was longer than the 1st fish. Only 2 fish this day but glad to go

Edited by bubbaque (09/13/16 11:59 AM)
_________________________ Fish hard / live slow

#11826928 - 09/13/16 03:02 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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Registered: 08/13/13
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Loc: Longview, Tx
Look at the belly on that thing!

#11827162 - 09/13/16 05:14 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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Registered: 07/02/09
Posts: 248
Loc: texas/florida
Yeah both were robust!
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#11831130 - 09/15/16 07:11 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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Beauties. They sure fight hard.

#11834771 - 09/17/16 10:08 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 02/18/05
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Loc: Black Dog, TX
I want to catch some snook.

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#11835086 - 09/18/16 07:01 AM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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Had to be in Florida. That's a beast.
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#11835104 - 09/18/16 07:41 AM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
bush hog Offline
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Loc: Beckville, TX
Didn't know they came in that size...Wow!

#11835172 - 09/18/16 08:47 AM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
smooth move Offline
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Loc: bayou vista,tx
you're killin me.
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#11840908 - 09/21/16 10:19 AM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque] Offline
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#11842993 - 09/22/16 09:55 AM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
ZZredfish1 Offline
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Registered: 09/21/16
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Do people eat snook? I've only caught two and throw them back.

#11849366 - 09/25/16 10:59 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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I rarely ate them preferring to catch and release but of those I did, they are great! Like many species of fish, the quality of water they live in has an influence on taste. With only a 6 month season to harvest a snook and both a lower and upper limit on what can be kept, only an avid snook fisherman can count on eating them regularly as they can't be bought or sold legally.

If you like crappie, you will like snook.

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#11935654 - 11/15/16 03:16 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
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Registered: 11/15/16
Posts: 6
Those are beauties! What did you catch them on? I don't mind gps coordinates either. gumshoe
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#11935690 - 11/15/16 03:36 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
J.P. Greeson Offline
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Registered: 10/23/00
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Loc: Scroggins, TX
That's the fattest snook I have ever seen.
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#11935721 - 11/15/16 03:55 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 17176
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
That's a hell of a Snook! I've caught some monsters myself at the Lake Worth Spillway, not sure where you are at ... Looks like Jupiter maybe. There is a smaller species of Snook we also used to catch at the spillway, we called them Cuban Snook but I think the correct name is a Tarpon Snook. Those are the ones we ate. At that time there were no limits on the Cuban Snook... back in the late 80's. I won't bore you with the story but I've caught 50# Snook before and I really do believe I lost a Record book Snook at the spillway while trying to pull the fish into the boat. I really could have used a gaff that day

#11935990 - 11/15/16 06:02 PM Re: Snook Florida style [Re: bubbaque]
Mo Offline
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Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
Florida record is 44 lbs ,
Just saying smile



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