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Fishing report from John J. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Aaron G. in Miami Beach, Florida

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida Book a trip with Captain Tony here.

Fishing report from Brad S. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida

Fishing report from Ron F. in Clearwater, Florida

    The Best Snapper Species Snappers are a fish family that need no introduction. Anglers from all over the world come to Florida to Target & catch them and love them for a variety of reasons. They’re usually easy to locate, are abundant in population, and provide a tasty treat. Just the names “Mangrove Snapper” and “Red Snapper” get every saltwater fisher’s heart racing. But before you think about cooking one up for a tasty treat, we will get U locked & loaded to land a boat load full. We are very fortunate on the West Coast Florida Gulf of Mexico with the Mangrove and the Red Snapper. But other common species include the Cubera Snapper, Lane Snapper, Mutton Snapper, and Yellowtail Snapper. There are actually a total of 125 Snapper species that inhabit the earth’s oceans! Mangrove Snapper These guys have a red or pinkish tint that covers their small, rough scales. And don’t be fooled by their little teeth – they’re seriously sharp! To know where to find these fish, take a hint from their name. You’ll find them in mangrove islands but you can also find them hanging around docks, piers, grass flats, and more. Red Snapper Next up we have one of the largest and most favorable Snapper species, the Red Snapper. This species puts up a tough fight in offshore waters and can weigh up to 50 pounds! They’re also among the best-tasting fish species, period. Unfortunately, though, they’ve been overfished in many places, so there are strict seasons in place, especially here in Florida. Cubera Snapper The Cubera Snapper is another large Snapper species, with the biggest recorded weighing 120 pounds. They can be harder to find and make more of a rare appearance. But that just makes it more exciting when you catch one! These fish are more commonly found in deeper wrecks and reefs. Lane Snapper Next up we have Lane Snapper. A step down from Cubera Snapper, these little guys reach maximum lengths of 20 inches. But what they lack in size, they make up in strength. Lane Snapper will try and take any bait you present, even if that means grabbing it before a larger fish can. They have a pretty mix of white, yellow, and pink to create a tropical-looking fish. And, as with most Snappers, their fillets are quite delicious as well. Mutton Snapper The Mutton Snapper almost looks like a mix of the Mangrove and Lane Snapper, except they’re quite a bit larger. These guys range in size and you catch smaller ones or large ones out on the reefs. Yellowtail Snapper Last on the list, we have Yellowtail Snapper. Another fish on the smaller side, these fish are cute and can be recognized easily by their yellow tails – hence their name. They heavily populate southern Florida, where anglers can constantly rip them up and head home with a small but delicious treat! Snapper Fishing Rules and Regulations Now that you’re aware of common Snapper species, let’s talk about rules and regulations. As mentioned, there are tons of Snapper species out there. That means there are different types of rules for different types of fish, including maximum and minimum lengths, bag limits, and more. It’s very important that you know the difference in regulations for each species. We have You fully covered. We have the Federal Pelagic Species's Permits & NOAA Reef Permits to legally land any/all these snapper Species including ARS - American Red Snapper during the Federal Regulation Season Gulf of Mexico June - Aug We are Fully Credentialed to both Target & Deliver the Snapper Species you deserve & desire.

Fishing report from Jacob M. in Pensacola, Florida

    Sharks and wicked thunderstorms are reining terror on the gulf coast. Vermillion snapper bite is great. Some king mackerel getting caught close as well. Red snapper are plentiful enough to catch a few but the bite is not on fire

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida

Fishing report from Chad B. in Port Aransas, Texas

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida

Fishing report from Jake D. in Pensacola, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jake here.

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida

Fishing report from Rich A. in West Palm Beach, Florida

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida

    Mutton fishing has been good off the upper keys with the cooler water temps, sailfish season is in full swing as well.

Fishing report from Matt F. in Sarasota, Florida

    We are fishing the inshore and nearshore reefs catching a ton of sheepshead and snappers. Fishing has been heating up with the early spring temps. Snook and redfish are getting hungry too! Book now we are booking up fast.

Fishing report from Jim V. in Clearwater, Florida

    Inshore has been on fire with redfish bite back on track, sheepshead are showing up in strong numbers. Offshore kingfish, Spanish, hog snapper and gags are close to shore. Best time of year to fish!!

Fishing report from Ben T. in Tavernier, Florida Book a trip with Captain Ben here.

    Fall fishing is as good as it gets in the Florida Keys light winds and blue bird sky's make for a perfect fishing adventure.

Fishing report from Charlie S. in Jupiter, Florida

    Looks like the unseasonal wind is finally subsiding. Mutton snapper has been the highlight bottom fishing. King fish bonitos and mahi are around. I've been finding some Goliath grouper and large snook for the Instagram bros. Mullet run is right around the corner. Then the tarpon, snook, Jack, and blacktip sharks will be abundant. When this happens we always seem to find mahi offshore.

Fishing report from John J. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Jim V. in Clearwater, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jim here.

Fishing report from Mike W. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Alex H. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Russell F. in Panama City, Florida

Fishing report from Garrett F. in Key West, Florida

Fishing report from Justin F. in Key West, Florida

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