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Everything You Need To Know For Better Saltwater Dock Fishing

Here's our advice for catching snook, redfish and more when dock fishing in saltwater.

Everything You Need To Know For Better Saltwater Dock Fishing

The first few warm days of spring put big snook on the feed in coastal rivers. Often, the action will be near docks. 

Docks are where fishing days begin and end—we leave the dock in our boat, and return. Of course, in populated stretches of the Florida coastline, a good part of the fishing day might be spent casting around docks. Fish like structure, and docks offer vertical cover as well as overhead shade.

For the new angler, “dock fishing” can be intimidating. You look at a shoreline which might have over 100 docks to choose from. How do you know which one to fish? Which dock is holding the snook, the redfish, the sheepshead, those fish you came out on a mission to catch? Discovering a productive new dock can be one of the most fulfilling feelings on the water because now you...

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