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Snook rig for pier fishing

Postby Chasinpoons » Mon May 14, 2018 2:26 pm

Hello everyone,

Does anyone know what is the best type of rig and bait to use for snook fishing from a pier?
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Re: Snook rig for pier fishing

Postby k5523915 » Mon May 14, 2018 5:52 pm

free lining live shrimps or live bait with a jighead or 3/0 circle hook usually works well for me.. if you are lazy you can do a fish finder rig with long leader and drop to bottom hook a live mullet by the anal fin works well too
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Re: Snook rig for pier fishing

Postby Laz1287 » Thu May 24, 2018 2:54 pm

Sight fishing while free lining is my go to style when going after snook.

If you can find jumbo sized live shrimp, and can plant one relatively close to a patrolling snook, you're almost guaranteed a stirke.

Just be weary of fishing for snook off a pier, they'll run for those pilings the moment you set the hook!

I've never hooked up to a snook when bottom fishing <shrug>.
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