Florida fishermen catch snook from 3rd floor balcony

- The fishermen of Salt Strong, a Tampa company, were having their morning meeting on the third floor of a building on Harbour Island when a couple of snook caught the eye of one of them, who was standing at the glass window.

They decided it was the perfect time to end a meeting early and try snagging the snook from the balcony.

"Thankfully we had a rod ready, and Luke (one of the most accurate artificial lure casters in Florida) got the honors to see if he could catch a snook from three stories high," the company posted on its blog. 

The angler, Luke, cast once but the fish didn't bite, so he reeled it in and tried again. A second try was a no-go, but the third time was the charm as the lure bounced just inches from the snook's nose and it took the bait.

They ran down to grab the fish and after a few photo ops, they let the fish go. "Talk about an amazing way to end your Monday morning meeting," the company posted.

WATCH THE FULL VIDEO BELOW (mobile users click here):

RELATED:

WATCH: Florida men swim with whale shark

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with 10-foot gator

WATCH: Photographer gets too close to angry gator

- Amazing photos: Dozens of alligators gather at Myakka River State Park

WATCH: Bobcat runs past visitors at Circle B Bar preserve

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Florida fishermen catch snook from 3rd floor balcony
  • Man turns himself into NYPD in connection with stalking case
  • Attorney to detail another rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein
  • Selena to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Hotel rolls out an extravagant $1,000 bagel with gold leaf and truffles
  • Reported $50K worth of items stolen from Mariah Carey's Los Angeles home
  • Southwest celebrates first 'unmanned' flight on new airplane
  • Shot at free burritos for a year at Chipotle
  • Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom
  • Little boy deputized, will be a police officer for Halloween