Fly for Mangrove Snapper on Dock Lights

HeartNShoalHeartNShoal Posts: 937 Officer
These guys didn't eat last time. I'm going tonight. What fly and what kind of action will catch them? I'm new to this.

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  • BacklashBacklash Posts: 880 Officer
    I'd try small clousers.. and small streams like ep baitfish, deceivers, etc.
    Be ready for the snook and little tarpon as well
  • HeartNShoalHeartNShoal Posts: 937 Officer
    Thanks I've been throwing the small clouser. Had one strike. Next time I'm downsizing leader.

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  • lemaymiamilemaymiami Posts: 3,097 Captain
    We always do pretty well on mangs at night.... Two things -we use the same Night Fly that we use for tarpon and snook (small bushy all white tarpon fly on a 1/0 or 2/0 Owner Aki hook) and we stay as far as possible from the target area. Even when you stay away from the dock as far as possible only your first few casts will get bit... After that go somewhere else...
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  • HeartNShoalHeartNShoal Posts: 937 Officer
    Downsized leader and caught 3 keepers on the white clouser. Also caught some nice small tarpon.

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