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Old 07-18-2011, 08:32 AM   #1
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Giant Mangrove Snapper!

Went out of Miami yesterday and we werent doing to great until the end. The vis was awesome and the water was flat like a lake. At the end of the trip I was swimming around and saw what looked to be like a mutton because it was so big but when I went down to look closer it turned out it was a 27 inch, 7 pound mangrove snapper. I didn't even think that mangroves got that big.
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:39 AM   #2
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

nice shooting..that is a beast grover...they are spawning around now..you got into a bruiser it looks like
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:39 AM   #3
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nice fish!
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:57 AM   #4
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

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Old 07-18-2011, 11:05 AM   #5
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

Very nice!
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:26 AM   #6
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awesome fish! tasty too!!!!
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:06 PM   #7
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

Nice fish. Did you really steak out a mango though????
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:19 PM   #8
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

hmmmmm for some reason it looks more like 25" and 6 lbs to me......
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:44 PM   #9
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hmmmmmmm for some reason you look retarded to me.....
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:29 PM   #10
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hmmmmmmm for some reason you look retarded to me.....
rofl ahahaha nice answer kid & good looking fish.
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Old 07-18-2011, 09:14 PM   #11
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nice work!
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:34 PM   #12
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

I was thinking the same thing pirate_diver. Would of got some NICE filets. Regardless, nice catch and great eating.
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Old 07-19-2011, 12:56 AM   #13
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Re: Giant Mangrove Snapper!

Damn nice mangrove for miami!!! They do get bigger though....much bigger. The five mangroves in the pic went 54lbs total with the biggest one at 12.5#. Never saw any this big when I lived in Miami though (unless they were small cuberas). These are from Louisiana.....off the oil platforms.
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:00 AM   #14
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The ones in that picture are crazy and yeah we just cut it into to chunks and fryed everything.
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:04 AM   #15
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Is that possibly a hybrid? (nice fish, by the way) Cubera/mangrove?
Jacks cross breed. I wonder if these snappers do?
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