With no fish left in the freezer, we set Ryan a Golden Snapper fishing challenge!
He was pretty confident, claiming he could get one in twenty minutes.
At the time we were anchored up in one of our favourite places, Lookout Point.
So while Karen walked the dogs, Max and Ryan set about making good on the Fishing Challenge!
It didn’t take him long to find a good spot and they were both soon hooked up.
But would it be Golden Snapper on the menu – or just a ton of arm stretching trevally?
Join us on our Golden Snapper Fishing Challenge as we catch (and cook) the result.
FINDING GOLDEN SNAPPER IN NORTHERN AREAS
We LOVE eating Golden Snapper and if you do do too, here are a couple of tips to get you on the money.
Identifying them on your sounder is a big one.
We have created a freely downloadable Fingermark (Golden Snapper) cheat sheet of sounder shots to know what you’re looking for. It also includes other foraging species like Pink Snapper and Pearl Perch if you’re from the colder waters.
Click here and grab a copy of the cheat sheet – also includes some “quick tips” which you’ll love.
And before you head off on a fishing challenge of your own, our $20 sounder course Sounder Skills 1 is a good option.
GOLDEN SNAPPER FISHING CHALLENGE
On this trip we used our own lures almost exclusively because after years of testing they have been found to be so effective.
You can purchase using the following links.
Ryan’s custom rod made by Ron Farren of Salty Dog Custom Rods in Townsville. You can contact him via his facebook page.
FISHING COURSES – SMASH YOUR OWN FISHING CHALLENGE
Find new spots quickly in areas you have never visited before.
Check out our Fish Smarter courses.
I hope you enjoyed our video Fishing Challenge for Golden Snapper.
Stay tuned for the next episode as we have an exciting fishing sessions as we continue north on our trip to the Barrow Islands.