Lane Snapper Fishing Charters in Bonita Springs
Once a lane snapper establishes itself in a particular area, it rarely relocates to another place. They are not very aggressive and since they are a smaller species itís not much of a fight but they are good to eat, so we enjoy catching them for dinner.
|What do Lane Snapper look like?|
They have a rosy hue, broken yellow bars along the sides, and its fins are mostly yellow. They sport a single black spot on their sides and their anal fin is rounded.
|What other fish are related to Lane Snappers?|
They are in the snapper family
|How big do Lane Snapper get?|
We usually find them small, 1-3 lbs.
|What is the world record for Lane Snapper?|
World record is 8 lbs. and Florida record is 6 lbs.
|What other fish are similar to Lane Snapper?|
Very similar looking to mutton snapper except for their tails.
|What are the best times to catch Lane Snappers?|
March-September when they are spawning
|Where are the best places to catch Lane Snapper?|
They are found inshore and in grassy flats.
|What are the best ways to catch Lane Snappers?|
Still fishing and drifting.
|What are the best baits for Lane Snappers|
Shrimp and cut bait
|What other types of fish am I likely to catch?|
If you are fishing for lane snappers, then you are also likely to catch mutton snapper
|Are Lane Snappers good to eat?|
Very good, but flesh is soft and must be kept well iced.
|What is the best way to cook a Lane Snapper?|
Itís suited to delicate recipes where itís flavor wonít be overwhelmed so frying in a pan with some olive oil and a light dusting of rice flour to hold it together.