10 Mangrove Snapper Tips and Tricks

Use Clear and Minimal Tackle

Fluorocarbon leader for mangrove snapper

Snapper have excellent eyesight. Use fluorocarbon line if possible, but if nothing else at least as a 20-pound leader. If you’re using monofilament or especially if using braid, make sure the leader is long – up to four feet if they fish are being really skittish. You also want to minimize the size of sinker for the same reason.

Fortunately, these fish are quite easy to find, but it’s the catching part that makes it a challenge. Remembering these Top 10 tricks will almost guarantee you go home with a few snappers on your next outing.

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