Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Only On A Fly, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Only On A Fly

    Only On A Fly Active Member

    This week has been excellent Snooking from the beach. Beach's are loaded with Pilchard's. All fish were caught on a 5" White/Chartreuse baitfish pattern. image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg

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  2. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

    Those are TOAD snook! Nicely done

    8wt setup?
  3. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

    And hell yes to the nautilus reels. Is thst the new CCF X2?
  4. Only On A Fly

    Only On A Fly Active Member

    Scott S4s 2 piece 8wt
    Nautilus CCF x2 in custom Olive
  5. DimeBrite

    DimeBrite MA-9 Beach Stalker

    Great job! Those are some really nice snook for an 8wt. I've come close to catching one on the fly, but have not closed the deal yet.
  6. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

    I need a new Nautilus for my 8wt. Looking at getting the CCF-X2 because I love my CCF's. I dig therr custom colors, but wont be getting anything custom myself.
  7. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

    Nice Snook!
  8. Beautiful fish. I've hooked a few, but never landed one. I've fished for them in the mangroves; great fight one or two spectacular leaps, like steelhead, then a run that wraps my leader around the mangrove roots and off. Guess I should try fishing for them off the beaches.
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  9. Don't forget the vicious take. This has been my experience with snook as well. And they weren't nearly as big as the ones in these photos.
  10. DimeBrite

    DimeBrite MA-9 Beach Stalker

    Only On A Fly,
    Are you related to future hall of fame quarterback Kurt Warner?
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  11. mtskibum16

    mtskibum16 Active Member

    Damn that looks nice! On the beach in shorts and a t-shirt and not freezing you ass off! Great fish!
  12. Only On A Fly

    Only On A Fly Active Member

    No. Thanks for all the kind response.
  13. Nick Clayton

    Nick Clayton Active Member

    Hah i had the same thought the other day

  14. biker_dd

    biker_dd Member

    Great looking fish. I've got my trip to Florida booked for October, looking forward to another chance at some snook.
  15. Jordan Simpson

    Jordan Simpson Active Member

    Beauty fish! That Scott S4s 2 piece is a nice stick. One of my favourite salt rods for sure.

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