snook

are we going to hae an open season???????

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  • JIMOJIMO Posts: 13 Greenhorn
    East Coast only ..
  • FlashFlash Posts: 11,069 AG
    JIMO wrote: »
    East Coast only ..

    That's what I've heard too.
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  • RedbonzRedbonz Posts: 4,529 Captain
    They don't have Snook in delray?
    If it don't fit force it. If it breaks it needed replace anyways. :banghead
  • troutman57troutman57 Posts: 3,691 Officer
    They're almost too cool to kill anyway around these parts IMHO.
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    This place Rocks if yer a crabber
  • DOCKSIDEDOCKSIDE Posts: 1,737 Captain
    magot wrote: »
    Yer gonna need a bigger water pump. th_tooth.gif

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  • SouldeepSouldeep Posts: 269 Officer
    I agree with Troutman, let them breed and perhaps one day we will have a fishery along the lines of Tampa Bay.
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    2 boats is 2 to many and at least 1 shy of enough
  • shuterkngshuterkng Posts: 851 Officer
    yea i hear you...but ///// i would like to have the option to keep and eat on once in while....
  • troutman57troutman57 Posts: 3,691 Officer
    They are awesome tablefare no doubt!
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    This place Rocks if yer a crabber
  • deerflydeerfly Posts: 721 Officer
    First snook I caught in this region, back when you could keep'em...

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    spawned out and over-slot. :)

    Growing up in S. Fl and fishing for them since about the mid 60's, I can tell ya I ate a bunch of them, so I would certainly like to keep one now and then these days too.

    ENP circa 1995
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    ENP Flamingo cleaning table about 2am, circa 1996
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    But I'm all good with the current closure if it means a healthier and sustainable stock sooner than later. :thumbsup
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  • gbaswolfgbaswolf Posts: 268 Officer
    Some fish I think need to have very strict limits to keep the fishery going. It seems to be working in this case to get the population back to a havestable level. I would like to see some type of tag available just in case one is hooked deep and can not be released. I'm not sure how it could ever be policed through. Below is a picture of my first real Snook(caught in April out of Homosassa with the help of a forum member), what a fighter. He deserved to swim and hopefully will give someone else the chance to experience it. DSC_0199.jpgCan't wait to tangle with another one.
    Tight lines!:fishing
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