How-To — Snook

How To: Blind Casting to Snook in the Everglades with the Hogy Original

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Joshua Checkeroski to discuss blind casting to back country Snook with the Hogy Original in the Florida everglades. Here's what we found out..   Capt. Joshua Checkeroski Website: www.mooncastanglers.com Instagram: @checkers_j Location: Florida Keys and Everglades The Florida Keys make up 180-miles of land and sea, which makes for a very large fishing area. Most anglers we’ve talked to stick to one or two islands, most commonly those closest to their homes or their launch spots. But the fishing remains the same, with tarpon and Snook darting between backcountry waters and sandy shores. Although Capt....

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How-To: The Best Swimbaits for Beach Snook

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We take to the beaches of Captiva Island at night in search of pre-spawn snook using the Hogy Pro Tail Paddle swimbaits. Learn how Capt. Ross likes to swing his swimbaits to target big summer snook. GEAR LIST  Rod: 7' MH Sewell Custom Spin Reel: Shimano Stradic FJ 5000 Line: 20lb Power Pro Leader: 50lb Fluorocarbon

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Pro-Talk Snook Fishing Ft. Pierce

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Chris Britton to discuss snook fishing in Ft. Pierce, Florida with the Hogy HDUV Jiggin' Eel. Here's what we learned... Capt. Chris BrittonWebsite: www.greyghostfishingcharters.com Location: Ft. Pierce Florida Tides: Moving tides are key for productive snook fishing. During the winter months, incoming tides push warmer water into the inter coastal areas where snook are holding in deep water near bridges and inlets. Strong outgoing tides can trigger a good bite when large schools of bait flush out from the flats. Approach: Proper boat positioning around structure is vital to proper lure presentation. This can...

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Three Tips for Fall Snook Fishing

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Fall hasn’t quite taken the turn here in Southwest Florida. Temps still hold in the mid to upper 80’s during the day and humidity’s still throwing some punches as well. While it may not seem like summer has left us yet, the fall fishing patterns have been underway for nearly two months. Water temps have dipped into the mid to lower 80’s and snook are becoming very active both during the day and at night. While using live baits may be the most common way anglers target snook, lightly weighted soft baits and jigs can provide some excellent action for...

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Pro Talk: Top Lures for Charlotte Harbor Snook

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Webb Thompson to discuss the top lures for catching snook in Charlotte Harbor, Florida. Here's what we learned...  Capt. Webb ThompsonWebsite: www.nervouswaterboston.comInstagram: @nervouswaterchartersFacebook: Nervous Water Charters LLC Location: Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor Florida Tides: Although I prefer to fish the rising tide, I have found feeding fish at any moving tide. In the lower tide I will often fish the grass flats and sandy holes and as the tide rises will often move Approach: I fish mostly from a kayak which allows me access to water most boats can’t go but also allows me...

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