What are the best Cozumel Snook fishing locations?

Snook fish, also known as Sergeant fish or Robalo are small to medium size fish that are part of the Centropomidae family. They are found in many locations Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, particularly in Cozumel where anglers search and fish for them. Snook fishing is quite abundant in Cozumel, and is therefore considered a prime fishing location. Snook are considered to be delicious to eat and are fished commercially as well as a game fish because of their ability to give the fisherman a good fight.

Many anglers who visit Cozumel want to partake in the activities and reel in a tough catch. Cozumel has a multitude of locations that will ensure all anglers, expert or newbie will have the time of their life.


Cozumel snook fishing

Snook fishing in Cozumel by Angler from British Columbia


Snook fishing location in Cozumel:

Cozumel Snook fishing is one of the attractions of the area, with Snook in high demand and easy to locate in particular areas. Some of the best locations to find Snook among other fish that inhabit the area are located in the north in the Lagoons, with three particular Lagoons being the top picks. Monte Cristo Lagoon, Paso Belem and Rio de la Plata are the main avenues you would want to visit if you want to get the best possible advantage in your hunt for Cozumel Snook.


Monte Cristo Lagoon considered easy to access by either land or by sea. In most cases, any Lagoon you plan to visit, as part of fishing trip will get you there via the boat they have available. If you wish to make your way there on your own and have a vehicle, a bumpy dirt road is all that stands between you and reaching the Lagoon.

While the Lagoon also has a beautiful beach, the lower waters thrive with excellent numbers of fish just ripe for the picking. Additionally, similar locations such as Paso Belem and Rio de la Plata, which are also located on the northern end of the island and offer similar lagoons that work well for fly fishing or fishing for Snook in general.

All located on the northern end of Cozumel, these Lagoons while a bit out of the way, provide the best location to catch Snook in Cozumel as well as other fish that inhabit the area and are on the list of fish to search for.

As with all possible fishing avenues in the area, if you want to go Cozumel Snook fishing you will need a license to fish or be accompanied by a licensed fishing guide on your expedition. Strict rules and regulations in the area prohibit anyone from fishing without a license and there are severe penalties if anyone is caught doing so.

Conclusion

There are a number of welcoming and helpful guides who are more than happy to assist you in finding the best Cozumel Snook fishing locations and help enhance your fishing experiences. Alongside their provision of tools and equipment, they will also be able to readily take you to the area of your choice for fishing or wherever they recommend, as they are the ones with the local knowledge and knowhow to get you there in a heartbeat.