Snook Becoming A More Popular Fish Species Near Cedar Key, Florida

“Common Snook” are a sub-species of the general snook population and are found all over the state of Florida–except where it’s too cold!  And, historically, on Florida’s Gulf Coast they’ve not ranged much farther north than Tarpon Springs, in Pinellas County.  However, since 2007, waters and winters have warmed, and both the snook and the …

Warmer Water and Air Temperatures Drive Snook North Into Florida’s Nature Coast

Snook are one of Florida’s most popular gamefish Traditionally, in years past, West Florida’s snook population remained south of our Natural North Florida waters.  That was largely due to cold winters, which either run snook into warm residential canals on the upper suncoast, or kill them outright.  However, winters over the last ten or twelve …

Snook On The Big Bend? You Bet–Provided We Have a Warm Winter!

Snook are probably the most fun and abundant gamefish in Florida.  They run, they jump, and if you want to keep one for dinner during open season, they’re delicious to eat.  However, they’re also highly susceptible to cold water temperatures and are some of the first fish to be found floating dead after a hard …

Surprise, Surprise! — It’s Snook Season On North Florida’s Big Bend

If you remember your Korean War history from high school, you’ll likely recall that the 38th Parallel, or line of latitude, was important because it marked the border between North and South Korea.  In Natural North Florida, and in terms of snook fishing,  we have an important line of latitude, too. Eons ago, when I …

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Snook are a popular game fish in Florida, but rarely do they roam as far north as the waters we in Original Florida call home.  However, this year there have been a great number of snook catches in Cedar Key and Suwannee than ever before, likely due to our warm winters over the past few …