Guide to Snapper Fishing in Texas
The red snapper — or, more simply, the snapper — is one of the true gems of Texas fishing. This deep fish is one of the more common catches of Gulf Shore deep sea fishing, and the snapper is easily identified thanks to its solid red body with a white belly and throat. Below is a quick guide explaining how to fish for red snapper in Texas. The snapper's distinctive look is matched by the thrill of fishing for snapper. A snapper charter is one of the best fishing experiences you will have in the Gulf of Mexico. Snapper are known for their aggressive nature, and pound for pound, few fish fight harder. Red snapper weigh between 1 and 30 pounds, and our Texas fishing charters will get you into the right waters for snagging the larger snapper in Galveston and the surrounding Gulf areas.
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Fishing for SnapperLike all fish, snapper have certain tendencies and preferences. Primarily, you will be able to find snapper at a depth of around 120 feet or deeper during the summer months in Texas. That is only a general rule, however. Depending on the water temperature and current, snapper can be found at depths ranging from 60 to 220 feet. The fish are also known to heavily concentrate in areas within 20 to 40 miles of Galveston and Freeport, making Galveston the ideal location to catch snapper. Teaming up with a charter fishing adventure is the best way to find the right depth and the ideal locations for catching snapper. Choosing an effective snapper bait will go a long way towards ensuring you have a successful snapper fishing adventure. Larger baits tend to work best if you are fishing for larger snapper. Examples of great snapper bait include 6 to 8" fish such as Sand Trout, Mullet, Croaker, Pinfish, and Cigar Minnow. When using the bait, take care not to rush your bait to the bottom. Large snapper have been known to be located above some of the smaller snapper that reside in deeper waters. Hopefully these tips will help you master red snapper fishing in Galveston, Texas.
Book a Red Snapper Charter Fishing Trip from Galveston TodayPaparda Rey Fishing Charters sails from Galveston, Texas on daily, overnight and weekly snapper fishing trips. Situated ideally in the heart of red snapper waters, our guides and captains know exactly where the ideal snapper spots are. We will help you select the right bait, fish in the secret spots of the Gulf Coast, and reel in some incredible catches. We look forward to having you join us during red snapper season in 2017. To learn more about our 2017 charter fishing trips, contact us or call (713) 352-1363.
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