Red Snapper

Detailed Information on the Red Snapper

Color pinkish red over entire body, whitish below.
Long triangular snout.
Anal fin is sharply pointed.
No dark lateral spot.
Red eye.

Juvenile Red Snapper occur over sandy or mud bottoms. Sexual maturity is attained at age 2.

Red Snapper feed on crustaceans and fish..

State Records:
Florida ~ 46 lb 8 oz, caught near Destin

Fishing Tips and Facts:
Snappers will take soft-bodied jigs, bucktails and spoons.