In The Spread snook fishing video features Slob Rob, a cat who fishes from land and hauls in big snook. He shares his land-based techniques for snook, including using custom jigs for big robalo around bridges. Rob's techniques include knowing where snook like to set up, presenting baits, and retrieval methods. The video simplifies the learning curve for snook fishing in Florida, focusing on the jigging rod, fishing reel, line, and leader.
Snook - Jigging with SlobRob(00:36:35)
If you're fishing in Florida, snook have to be on your radar. Big snook fishing is one of the great game fishing experiences. This dodgy species can be a challenge to catch. The big ones didn't get that way being dumb. Want to know how to bag the big ones? Read on.
This video features a cat that has a real knack for catching monsters. Meet Rob Conner, aka Slob Rob. This dude is a fishyAF underground ninja. He's one of those guys that, anytime you ask him, knows the bite, the tides, where they are feeding, when to fish and when not to. He might be a bit quirky, but he's a snook assassin. One of his go-to snook lures? A jig. The big flair hawk jigs he ties himself are known to attract big fish. In this video, Rob will show you his method for how to fish a jig around bridges.
There are some monsters lurking in the coastal waters. One of the most interactive fishing techniques and one that is deadly for monster snook is jig fishing. Jigs are a fantastic way to get lures on the bottom and maintain them at depth. Since the bigger snook stay below the group or off to the side waiting for food, getting baits in the optimal zone is crucial. Jig fishing provides this ability. It allows you to fish more of the water column and keep presentations in the zone.
There are countless ways to target snook in Florida. Given the range of inshore fishing grounds around the Florida coastline, you can find these fish everywhere - from beaches to inlets, canals, bays, estuaries, flats, keys, rivers, and creeks. But if you're aiming for the giants, you need some extra knowledge. Jig fishing for snook is a lethal method to get bites from the big ones. Slob Rob shares his playbook on his success.
Snook are fans of structure and moving water. When tides surge, they push bait, creating a conveyor belt of food. Big snook tend to stay off to the side or underneath schools, picking off food as it drifts by without expending much energy. Knowing where to place your jig and how to manipulate it is vital. Watch as Rob details his jigging rod, reel, line, leader, and his approach to jig fishing around bridges during the early morning. Remember, knowing how to fish a jig for snook requires finesse. Learn from one of the best and catch yourself some impressive snook.