Raleigh Werking caught off Tropic Star Lodge in Panama (www.tropicstarlodge.com) in over 100 feet this 57 ½ pound (26 kilos) Pacific cubera snapper. Fighting it on 20-pound (10kg) line.
Monster size Pacific Snapper caught in Pendasi, Panama. A fish surely up to 120 lb - 55 kg.
Nice cubaera caught off Tropic Star Lodge in Panama
Snapper PAcific Cubera is common throughout the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) from at least Laguna San Ignacio south to Panama, and probably Peru. It is an in shore Pacific species, frequenting reefs and caves from shallow waters to 900 feet (28 metres) or more. This snapper is a very strong fighter and sport fish that can be caught on mani techniques: live baits, jigs, spoons, feathers, plugs. It is a very excellent eating and is greatly prized as a sports catch.