Got revenge on the bridge monster

JW_YakAnglerJW_YakAngler NaplesPosts: 172 Deckhand
 I went back to the bridge where a big snook broke my favorite rod and landed a 36-37 inch snook. Look let's just say I have a new favorite rod.

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  • SpineymanSpineyman Destin, FlPosts: 8,157 Admiral
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    Kayak Rookie...and loving it.
    Fishing beautiful Destin / Ft Walton Beach area!

    II Chronicles 7:14
    if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.



  • John McKroidJohn McKroid Posts: 1,843 Captain
    Nice job!  Congratulations!
  • NopratKoonsNopratKoons East CentralPosts: 40 Greenhorn
    Beautiful snook sir.
  • JW_YakAnglerJW_YakAngler NaplesPosts: 172 Deckhand
    Spineyman said:
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    1.5 oz.
  • SpineymanSpineyman Destin, FlPosts: 8,157 Admiral
    Spineyman said:
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    1.5 oz.
    That is awesome! Are you swimming slowly or bouncing ?
    Kayak Rookie...and loving it.
    Fishing beautiful Destin / Ft Walton Beach area!

    II Chronicles 7:14
    if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.



  • JW_YakAnglerJW_YakAngler NaplesPosts: 172 Deckhand
    Spineyman said:
    Spineyman said:
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    1.5 oz.
    That is awesome! Are you swimming slowly or bouncing ?
    Slow rolling just off bottom with an occasional bounce/twitch
  • JettyparkJettypark Posts: 1,969 Captain
    And that's the way you do it... live and learn... we all get upset at times when a fish wins, but when you are able to go back and win... that makes it all worth wild... this IMHO is what separate the hard core fishermen from the ones that say "Oh yea i like to fish".....the give away is the "Like" .... most if not all here "LOVE" to fish and if we could we be out there all the time... nice job on that snook!!! 
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  • SpineymanSpineyman Destin, FlPosts: 8,157 Admiral
    Spineyman said:
    Spineyman said:
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    1.5 oz.
    That is awesome! Are you swimming slowly or bouncing ?
    Slow rolling just off bottom with an occasional bounce/twitch
    How deep is the water you are fishing these in? It's been a long time but I believe we used 1/2 to 3/4 oz jigs.
    gs
    Kayak Rookie...and loving it.
    Fishing beautiful Destin / Ft Walton Beach area!

    II Chronicles 7:14
    if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.



  • stc1993stc1993 Albany, GA Carrabelle, FLPosts: 5,930 Admiral
    That's a monster fish alright.
  • JW_YakAnglerJW_YakAngler NaplesPosts: 172 Deckhand
    Spineyman said:
    Spineyman said:
    Spineyman said:
    Yes, you did. You caught a fine one there. How big of a jig are you throwing?
    1.5 oz.
    That is awesome! Are you swimming slowly or bouncing ?
    Slow rolling just off bottom with an occasional bounce/twitch
    How deep is the water you are fishing these in? It's been a long time but I believe we used 1/2 to 3/4 oz jigs.
    gs
    20-25 feet deep
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