How to pick the right snook fishing lure

Snook Fishing Tips

Since this species is such a challenge it can be very beneficial to have all the tips you can get. They can help to make your fishing trip more productive and exciting. One thing is for sure, you never really know what to expect when you’re fishing for Snook so you need to be ready for anything. Stay flexible and willing to change your lures often and you may even need to change your presentation occasionally to increase you chances of reeling in more fish.

Be alert when you go fishing for Snook and look for signs that indicate they are feeding. This would be things such as a lot of baitfish gathered together in one place, disturbed areas in the water and birds feeding. These are good indications that this species is feeding aggressively.

The best time to seek out Snook is during the night. They always seem to be more aggressive during this time when it comes to feeding, which will greatly increase your odds of getting more bites. When seeking out this species it’s recommended that you fish around docks with overhead lights because they will be in this area looking for baitfish. They can also be found in deep holes and around other structures.

Once you locate the Snook, the first thing that you’ll need to do is start moving your lure through the middle of the school very slowly in an attempt to entice them to bite. This will usually get the best results. If you’re not getting any results, then slowly increase your speed to see if that makes a difference.

Always be prepared and take along the right equipment. If you go out prepared, it will greatly increase your success. The recommended gear includes eight pound fishing rod, a quality reel with a good drag and monofilament line. It’s also a good idea to learn as much as you can about this species before heading out to the water and it will make it easier to find them so you can start reeling in the fish.

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Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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