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  • 2024, Soft Plastic Lures for Snook Fishing from DOA

    DOA Lures, founded by Mark Nichols, has been producing innovative and effective soft plastic baits for snook fishing since 1989. In this video, we'll explore some of the best DOA lures for targeting snook, including the Baitbuster, DOA Shrimp, TerrorEyz, and Swimming Mullet, and learn how these lures can help maximize your success on the water.

  • Lure Fishing Techniques for Winter Snook

    2019, Snook - Winter Lure Fishing Techniques with William Toney

    Snook fishing presents challenges, including snook preferences, lure selection, and the cold air and water of winter. Capt. William Toney, a snook fishing expert in Florida, shares tips for catching snook in Homosassa, Florida. Toney demonstrates how to find snook, select the best artificial lures, and understand tides, which can turn the bite on and off instantly. Being positioned at the right spot during these transitions is crucial for catching snook.

  • Inlet Fishing for Snook Fish

    2018, Snook - Inlet Fishing Techniques

    Snook fish are prized inshore fish, often unable to move. In Florida, inlets offer great fishing opportunities. To catch snook, know the season, slot, and bag limits, as well as the best baits and tactics. Instructors provide guidance on safe boat operation, best times, and necessary tackle, line, leaders, rigs, baits, and techniques.

  • Snook Fishing Florida Coastal Flats

    2018, Snook - Fishing Florida Coastal Flats

    Homosassa, Florida's coastal waters are home to one of the best snook fisheries in the state. Large fish are caught in mangrove keys, and Capt. William Toney teaches fishing techniques, soft DOA jerk baits, and habitats. The fishery's diverse habitat and fresh water springs sustain the fish, allowing anglers to develop various skills and presentation techniques.

  • Catching Snook - Knowledge Paves the Way

    2023, Mastering the Art of Snook Fishing: A Comprehensive Guide

    Snook are a highly prized gamefish, known for their size, fighting power, and elusive nature. They inhabit tropical and subtropical waters along the Atlantic Coast, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico. They feed aggressively on smaller baitfish, crabs, shrimp, and crustaceans, using their speed and powerful jaws to overtake prey. Proper tackle and gear are essential for success.

  • 2023, How to Catch Snook – Know the Species

    Snook are saltwater game fish found in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, known for their elongated bodies and distinct lateral lines. They are nocturnal feeders, active at dawn and dusk, and prefer shallow, brackish waters. Techniques, baits, lures, and tackle are discussed, along with regulations and catch-and-release benefits. Snook fishing is a popular sport among anglers.

  • Fishing Spillways - Giant Snook Await

    2021, Fishing Spillways - Giant Snook Await

    Fishing spillways in south Florida offer opportunities for large fish and giant snook. These structures control water flow from lakes and swamps into canals, preventing flooding during heavy rains. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created over 2000 miles of canals and spillways, creating dynamic fish aggregators for both freshwater and saltwater species.

  • Spring Snook Fishing - William Toney – Homosassa Florida

    2021, Spring Snook Fishing - William Toney – Homosassa Florida

    Snook fishing has become a popular sport in the past 7 years, with various areas along the Big Bend attracting them. In Homosassa, Florida, artificial lures like soft plastic shrimp and paddle tails work well. Deep, rocky shorelines and tidal flow are ideal targets. Live chumming can also be effective.

  • Florida Inshore Fishing - Winter Snook

    2019, Florida Inshore Fishing - Winter Snook

    During winter, catching inshore saltwater fish like snook can be challenging. To stay connected to the fish, anglers should stay in warm spots, such as on the west coast of Florida, where snook can be caught in 58 degree waters. Wind direction, sunlight direction, and tides play crucial roles in locating warm water. To catch snook, anglers should look for high houses, mangrove shorelines, or tall trees blocking cold north winds.

  • Coastal Snook Fishing with Capt. William Toney

    2018, Coastal Snook Fishing Florida

    Snook fishing in Homosassa, Florida, has seen a resurgence due to the efforts of guides like Capt. William Toney. The snook, known for its agility, thrives in the region's brackish waters, thanks to the first magnitude springs that provide warmth. Toney, a third-generation Florida fishing guide, shares his knowledge on targeting snooks using artificial lures, finding target-rich areas, and navigating productive tidal conditions.