Setup for Yellowtail Snapper

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Yellowtail Snapper are targeted year round in the Florida Keys. They're know for being delicious to eat and fun to catch. 

 Steve Rodger wrangles a healthy Yellowtail into the boat

Steve Rodger wrangles a healthy Yellowtail into the boat

Here's the set up we used in our Yellowtail Snapper episode when we fished for them in Key West. 

Setup:

  • Rod- 7'2'' Shimano Terez 
  • Reel- Shimano Saragosa SW 6000
  • Monofilament- 15lb Seaguar Senchi Monofilament
  • Fluorocarbon- 15lb test 
  • Hook- No. 4 (can go heavier if fishing dirtier water) 
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Hope this set up catches you lots of tasty Yellowtail! Watch the video below to see Steve talk more in depth about our setup.