Pro Tips: 3 Flies for Beach Snook this Summer

Summer is the prime season for walking Florida’s beaches in pursuit of snook. Last week, I covered 5 Tactics for catching these cunning and hearty fish, so now I’d like to discuss fly selection. Generally speaking, snook flies. . .

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Fish Facts: Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

Catching a really large snook is a bucket-list item for many saltwater anglers.
Photo via Livit Films

The most abundant of the twelve snook species, the common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) is prized by anglers for its aggressive strikes and go-for-broke fighting style. You can target. . .

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Video: Xcalak’s Salty Buffet

Author Phil MonahanPosted on April 2, 2019Categories Fly Fishing
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Here’s the second installment of the “Buffet Series” from Gilbert Rowley and Phil Tuttle. In this video, they explore the salty goodness around Xcalak, on one of the last “unspoiled” stretches of Mexican Caribbean coast just north of the Belize . . .

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Podcast: All About Snook, With Dan Andrews

Capt. Dan Andres releases a tarpon. But he also loves snook.

This week’s podcast is all about snook. I have never done a full podcast just on snook fishing, but it is the most popular game fish in Florida, so I figured it was high time. I enlisted Captain Dan . . .

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Photos: Florida Snook and Egrets with the Chairman

Written by: Leigh Perkins, Orvis Chairman of the Board

Orvis Charmain of the Board Leigh Perkins poses with a fine snook and biologist Pete Frezza.
All photos courtesy Leigh Perkins

We traveled to the Everglades last November with Capt. Rick Ruoff, Capt. “Cap” and JoAnn Cappelletti, and Pete Frezza, who is a marine biologist and Audubon employee who. . .

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Video: 2014 Saltwater Highlight Reel

Patrick Rhea, of Livit Films, has put together some highlights from his year on the water in Florida and The Bahamas, and it’s pretty impressive, featuring tarpon, redfish, snook, and bonefish.

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