How to catch Grouper
Grouper are one of my preferred kinds of fish. Grouper are commonly awesome to eat and are energetic to get. They by and large live in reefs and, when hooked, will make an incredible rush to their preferred gap and break you off on the rocks on any chance that they can. They don’t have a great deal of endurance. Yet that initial pull can forever implant the butt of the pole. Somewhere down in your gut in the event that you aren’t focusing. Thus, even moderately little Grouper regularly require genuinely overwhelming tackle. Due to the measure of drag important to keep them from their reef.
Grouper have huge mouths comparative with their body measure and can immerse huge bait. They regularly come up and eat other reef fish that have been hooked as they are being brought in. In the event that you are utilizing downsized tackle for the littler reef fish. You are going to require a great deal of karma to abstain from making a tackle gift to the nearby reef establishment. There are numerous types of Grouper discovered. All around the globe and you could without much of a stretch compose an entire book about them.
Tackle will shift depending the size of Grouper focused on. By and large you are going to require heavier tackle than you would regularly requirement for proportional estimated fish. On the off chance that you are focusing on Grouper bigger than 50 lbs or thereabouts. There are a great deal of rocks in the territory there is basically no tackle that is excessively overwhelming. Plaited line is a major favorable position on account of its no-stretch characteristics.
A reel with a quality drag that has a ton of halting force is an absolute necessity. In the event that you are fishing in a shallow reef territory you will be unable to give the fish any line whatsoever. On the off chance that you are fishing with mono-filament line regardless of whether you don’t give any line the line stretch might be sufficient to permit the Grouper to get into the stones. For the greatest Grouper I would go with an Accurate 2-speed reel with a hard core, short Calstar pole with all roller guides. A lot of other quality reels will work however.
I figured out how to land a 175lb Goliath Grouper on turning tackle once (this necessary a ton of karma) however as a rule you ought to go with ordinary tackle for the large folks.
Grouper can be caught on lures, live bait, and dead bait . My preferred method to get them in the event that they are shallow is throwing jerk baits in shallow reef zones however a huge live bait sent down to the bottom and afterward lifted a wrench or two. This is likely the best method to get them all day every day.
Numerous individuals have achievement trolling profound plunging plugs. So they go simply run over the reef where the fish are. In the event that you are fishing a shallower reef it very well may be extraordinary amusing to cast jerk baits like a Yo-Zuri Crystal Minnow and recovering them whimsically with visit delays. Commonly the fish chomp on the delay.
In more profound water they can be gotten on metal rigs . You simply skip them off the bottom and once in a while take a few wrenches and afterward drop them down. My greatest caught Grouper was captured on a Salas 7 X rig. diamond jigs, despite the fact that they don’t look extravagant, work in a great deal of spots. They regularly hit buck tail jig, either tipped with bait or plain.
You can likewise troll profound plunging plugs, for example, the Mirrolure in Pink or Orange, hues that work shockingly well.
The best bait for most Grouper is a live fish or something to that affect. Whatever enormous bait fish are predominant in the region should work. On the off chance that it is legitimate where you are fishing you can simply snare a littler reef fish of whatever sort is gnawing, placed a major hook in it, and drop it down. Grouper likewise like scavengers, for example, shrimp and many will eat squid. They are not too exacting, as their huge mouths would propose.
Where to get the huge Grouper
There are many, numerous types of Grouper and numerous spots to seek after them. The Bahamas have numerous types of Grouper. Panama has some great Grouper fishing, and South Florida does too in spite of the fact that there are a lot more limitations. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has a large group of brilliant Grouper species including the wonderful Coral Trout. There is so much more to tell about these beautiful Grouper. If you ever get a chance to get in a tug with one of these monsters, I would definitely recommend taking the opportunity.
Bent rods , Tight lines
Good luck Anglers…..!!