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772kayakhunter wrote:before the fish kill i was pumped that snook season would open soon. after seeing all the dead snook im happy for the remaining snook that they closed the season. only problem is that i wont be selling any snook jigs to local snook fisherman until they open the season.
robalo wrote:772kayakhunter wrote:772kayakhunter wrote:before the fish kill i was pumped that snook season would open soon. after seeing all the dead snook im happy for the remaining snook that they closed the season. only problem is that i wont be selling any snook jigs to local snook fisherman until they open the season.
so im out of buisness
Maybe. Nothing would stop this Gator from tossing jigs around. Honestly; are you going to quit tossing? Do you have a special jig which only a Snook will inhale and Jacks, Tarpon, Redfish and many others will completely ignore? You do understand that in order to shut down Snook season, you`d have to shut fishing down?
robalo wrote:Besides tossing jigs and DOAs, there should be certain proven measures taken to optimize the juvenile fish which depend heavily on brackish to freshwater intertidal zones. I`m not convinced anyone took me seriously when I suggested bolstering the Gambusia(Mosquito Fish);
tthis little miracle fish is a major food source for young Snook. Where fish are concerned, the less hungry they are, the faster they grow.
robalo wrote: Closing Snook season sounds symbolic . You will not stop Snook fishing, and you will discourage enough people to wipe out gainful employment; meanwhile, the burlap bag bunches will grow. I would perhaps limit the number of slots per season each angler can harvest, but I would never deny deep fat fried boneless snook to anyone willing to pay.
robalo wrote:The surviving fish are in good shape to come back strong if the cold stays at bay for several years to come. The only problem I see is; where`s the money and manhours going to come from if any restoration projects are reccomended?
fishnfool73 wrote:Where on the West Coast are you ? The majority of the snook kills I have seen were far north of their traditional range. The last decade of mild winters and the rebounding of their stocks had snook spreading where they shouldn't be living. Based on that I see no reason for the shut down. No more than them not shutting them down after the red tides and fish kills you guys got hit with over there a few years back. I don't see the need based on what I have seen but your information may change my outlook. This is just overreaction to me.
bolo wrote:As for now it is suppose to be closed till September.
fishnfool73 wrote:GET THE NET!!!! wrote:fishnfool73 wrote:Way to catch those rare and endangered snook.
Are you really mad or are you just joking around?
Tongue in cheek doesn't play well online. Pointing out the overreaction to our goverment shutting down the season on snook. Latest word is they will close season for two years . Mean while you post snook after snook..
jettypark28 wrote:Trust me if they were to do another executive order, we would all know about it in no time...
jettypark28 wrote:Not with the numbers they threw up.... Hopefully it will open back up in Sept, but you never know and
we won't know till it gets close.
I have talked to a few FWC in my areas and they think it might be close for a whole year
they don't really know but remember alot of guides are the ones hollering the most to keep it closed, and
it was the guides that seem to have a bigger voice then us rec fishermen..
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