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Green Iguana Fishing #13660067 08/07/20 10:31 PM
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If you ever get to the Florida Keys, take some time to do some green iguana angling. I caught several on a 6’6” Ugly Stik with 20 pound test on a Abu 6600 reel. roflmao

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Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660078 08/07/20 10:51 PM
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What were they hitting? I have caught many a frog on worms, never an iguana.

Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Curt0407] #13660094 08/07/20 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Curt0407
What were they hitting? I have caught many a frog on worms, never an iguana.


No lure needed. You just cut the lure off, make a noose with the line, and slip it over their heads. It takes some stalking, but my grandkids thought it was really fun. And the big ones take drag before you get them subdued. bolt

Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660137 08/07/20 11:52 PM
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roflmao Well done. The kids will ask you in the future if you remember the day we caught those lizards?

Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660467 08/08/20 12:22 PM
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Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660495 08/08/20 01:00 PM
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Put a prince nymph on a fly rod and cast it to the iguana and you could catch a world record.

Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660652 08/08/20 04:03 PM
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Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13660761 08/08/20 06:49 PM
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That’s cool. It looks mad lol. Watch those tails, had a pet whip it’s tail and the tip caught me in the eye. Taught me to control that tail from then on.


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Did you submit that iguana for a C&R record roflmao


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Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: FishinTime] #13661852 08/09/20 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by FishinTime
That’s cool. It looks mad lol. Watch those tails, had a pet whip it’s tail and the tip caught me in the eye. Taught me to control that tail from then on.


I hope your eye was ok. They are solid muscle. The tail, scratching, and biting all come into play. There was some blood before it was all over. roflmao

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Did you submit that iguana for a C&R record roflmao


As with pelicans, turtles, sea gulls, geese, ducks, snakes, beaver, nutria, gators, bats, and other species, I looked for a catch and release iguana record category, but I couldn’t find one. hammer

Re: Green Iguana Fishing [Re: Osbornfishing] #13665196 08/12/20 01:48 PM
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I fished the canals in Miami for peacock bass back in 2011 or so. The Iguanas were every where. As was their poo. If I were a home owner there,
it would be all out war.

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Iguana tamales? J/k roflmao

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