Barracuda up to 22 pounds were biting!

May 22, 2016 by Matt Bellinger

Trip Info

The Catch
Barracuda (Great)
Snapper (Mangrove)
Speckled Trout

Variety is the spice of life and today we caught a great mix of fish. It started with a good bite of speckled Seatrout up to 3 pounds we caught these on artificial . After a short move we put together a good catch of mango snapper’s on a mix of like shrimp and artificial baits. After losing one nice knock we decided to make a move.  Traveling through a channel I noticed a school of barracudas so I rigged up she dictates on a 10 pound test and we trolled the channel it took no time at all to hook up our first barracuda about an 8 pound fish.  After two more fish 5 pound range we hooked up monster 22 pounds barracuda. That seemed to get the big ones eating and we got several barracuda that weighed 15 pounds all of this on 10 pounds spinning gear big jumps and long runs it was a lot of fun.

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