Originally Posted by z-bird1970
Thanks for your response McDaniel. We made it down during " snapper season" for a week but had boat issues. This time we only have 3 days, and I didn't want to spend too much of our precious time trying to target them. I assume when targeting the mangroves you just scale scale down a bit with the same type rigging? Sardine, shrimp squid ?
In my experience live bait works the best, specifically finger mullet. I mainly fish for them inshore, but I've seen them really inspect a bait before eating it. They seem to be pretty smart little buggers. Use small hooks and fluoro leaders