Super Panga I
La Paz, Baja California Sur (MX)
The cubera snapper (Lutjanus cyanopterus) is a sought-after gamefish that inhabits the Atlantic coastal waters from Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. This species can reach a length of 160 cm and weigh up to 50kg. Not to be confused with the Pacific Cubera Snapper (Lutjanus novemfasciatus) who inhabit the waters of the Pacific ocean from Peru up to northern Mexico.
Cubera snapper are often caught around reefs and wrecks with natural bait such as cut fish, squid and shrimp. A great way to catch Pacific Cubera Snapper is using poppers, jigs or other artificial lures.