Red snapper have been harvested from the Gulf of Mexico since as early as the 1840's. They are an extremely popular gamefish and are highly sought after for their table fair. Red snapper can grow up to 40 inches long, can weigh up to 50 pounds and live up to 50 years.
They reach sexual maturity when they are around 2 years old and spawn from May to October near coral reefs or rock ledges. The larger females contribute the majority of eggs to the population . One 24 inch female red snapper, which is 8 years old, produces as many eggs as 212 17 inch, 5 year old, females.
We get alot of questions about exactly which rod reel line and hook we are using for different applications.
Scott goes through our gear that we used for Red Snapper in Venice, LA
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With parties during the holidays, the best appetizer you can do is a smoked fish dip. We love this Smoked Kingfish dip. We will cut it up into large chunks about the size of your hand so that they cook evenly and you smoke them skin down. Personally I like to marinate mine with lots of spice, pepper and teriyaki and brown sugar.
S11:E8 - “Monster Mangroves in Key West” (2019)
Join Capt Scott Walker and Capt Steve Rodger as they fish the Keys for monster mangroves.
S11:E7 - “Skyrocketing Kingfish” (2019)
Join Scott Walker and Steve Rodger as they bring us the exceitment of the Skyrocketing Kingfish.
I like to take an average like 20 pound tuna and cut the loin into thirds. Then you have to get all the red meat off of it, which you do anyway to eat it. I like to get them about 4 inches long and about 2 stacks of that will fill a jar. I like them to be about a celery stalk.
S11:E6 - “Tuna Magic Hour” (2019)
Capt Scott Walker and Capt Steve Rodger take us to the Magic hour of tuna in Key west.
S11:E5 - “Dolphin & A Sword” (2019)
Scott & Steve share why, when it comes to dolphin & swordfish, you have to be ready for both.
I get asked all the time what my favorite line is to fish with. Braid line is a thing of the future, but Power Pro have used the Spectra HT technology and made Maxcuatro. This line is 25% thinner diameter - what this allows us to do is use the thinner diameter for a smaller reel.