Snook season opens soon after big day bass fishing on Indian River Lagoon

The Kayak Bass Fishing Trail series fished its Toadfest on the Marsh II Saturday on the waters of Kenansville Lake, Blue Cypress Lake, Stick Marsh, Garcia and Headwaters Lake in western Indian River County. The results were a testament to how strong the bass fishery has become in these waters as three anglers each had five bass catches longer than 100 inches combined.

Drew Mixon of Vero Beach won the event with 107.5 inches and a big bass measuring 22.5 inches. Jason Broach of South Carolina placed second with 103.5 inches including a 23.5-inch kicker. Matt Kasparek had 100.5 inches with a 23.25 inch big bass. Saturday, snook season opens in Florida. Anglers will be able to keep one snook per day between 28 and 32 inches. Valid Florida saltwater fishing license and snook stamp required. To learn more go to

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