Costa Rica Fishing - Common Snook Picture

Fish Description: The Snook has a distinct black lateral line that as you can see is very high on the main body. A divided dorsal fin and a sloping forehead. It has a large mouth, protruding lower jaw and grows much larger than other snook. The pelvic fin is yellow.

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Costa Rica Common Snook

Size: Most catches are from 5 to 8 pounds.

Remarks: This snook cannot tolerate water temperatures below 60o F, but it can tolerate fresh or saltwater. Typically in schools along shore and in passes during spawning season. The snook feeds on fish and larger crustaceans.

Costa Rica Snook Fishing