Redfish Reports

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby One Eyed Gator » Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:34 pm

I hope to be checking it out this weekend.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Coastslider » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:37 pm

Caught a few today. Should be getting better soon. 23" was biggest today

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby One Eyed Gator » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:55 am

We did ok 2 overslot the rest were 19-22" plus 5 nice 19" trout 1 was 22.5".
Also caught 6 small snook about 16"

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Coastslider » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:14 pm

Nice. It rained on us off and on so didn't get to move much. Fished very small area but the water was finally clearing up after all the rain and run off outta the swamp

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Andy » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:56 am

Ready for a break from the hurricane, we're going to the coast for 5 days the first negative tide will give report!

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Andy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:04 am

Well so much for the trip, Nate put a stop to that. We went last weekend the fishing was poor, warm water and it is really dirty,hoping for some cool weather. Tight lines

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby One Eyed Gator » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:42 am

Yes friday fishing was slow. it was windy and water was dirty.

Sat we had a blast caught 6 snook about 18-22 and quite a few nice reds. we were only out for a few hours but caught the tide a little higher.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby barhopper » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:29 pm

Got to slip out for a little bit this morning. Caught close to 40. 4 in the slot one over
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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby One Eyed Gator » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:06 am

Nice looks like the fishing is just getting better.
Can't wait headed out tomorrow myself.
Did you fish out of the waccassasa or out of yankeetown?

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:26 pm

Fished yankeetown area all week and all last week. First big cold blew water out and a few fish pushed in. South had smaller reds and plenty of snook. The redfishing had been way off since the hurricane south. North pushed in lots of nice trout, flounder and more reds. Seemed the bigger tides mid week pushed in a better crop off redfish. Lots of warm weather forecasted for next week but some great low tides.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby barhopper » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:25 pm

We went out of yankeetown. Caught fish from 40 to the north side of Lowe’s bay.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby One Eyed Gator » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:23 am

We fished Sat and Sun up north. Went up close to cedar key and found very clear water. Did very well couple of small snook, one 21" flounder, a bunch of trout from very small to 20" and a good number of mid slot reds 20-25".

Sun we went north and a buddy went south we caught fish hard til 10:30 then it slowed down, buddy started catching hard just after 10:00 til about 12:30.

A lot of boats and sat with a nasty low tide. Got myself stuck bad in some black mud, had to recruit some help to get out, but we caught several fish while we were waiting for help.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Andy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:05 pm

We stayed on the Coast 3rd to the 6th. Neg tides got our limits easy everyday. Fishing is starting to get good, water is finally cooling off and clearing up. No big Trout yet!!

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:52 am

FISHED YANKEETOWN EVERY DAY THIS WEEK. SUPER LOW TIDES LEAD TO SOME PRETTY EASY FISHING. CAUGHT FISH AT PRETTY MUCH EVERY STOP THAT WE MADE ALL WEEK BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH OF RIVER. CAUGHT PLENTY OF SNOOK WITH SEVERAL KEEPER SIZED. LOTS OF MID SLOT REDS WITH A FEW UPPER SLOTS. ALL THE BIG TROUT YOU WANT ON THE BARS JUST OUT FRONT, SOME NICE SHEEPSHEAD AND DRUM IN THE HOLES WITH PLENTY OF SMALL REDS AND SNOOK. SUPER FUN WEEK WITH PERFECT WEATHER. LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIT COOLER WEATHER COMING UP.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby tomrand17 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:34 am

Nice haul there, barhopper.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:48 am

FISHED EVERYDAY THIS WEEK AGAIN IN YANKEETOWN AND THE MORNINGS WERE ON THE COOL SIDE. THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK CAUGHT SEVERAL NICE TOP SLOT REDS AND A BUNCH OF TROUT. AS THE WEEK WENT ON THE REDS SEEMED ON THE SMALLER SIDE BUT WE CAUGHT OUR SLOTS BUT HAD TO PUT IN THE WORK FOR THE REDFISH. THE TROUT SEEMD TO HAVE REALLY COME IN GOOD THIS WEEK AND SEEMED TO BE EVERYWHERE WE FISHED WITH SIX OVER TWENTY INCHES AND TWO THAT TOPPED 25 INCHES. THIGS ARTE HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WITH MORE COOLER WEATHER APPROACHING AND SOME GOOD LOW TIDES NEXT WEEK SHOULD BE BANNER FISHING. HOPE YALL CATH A BUNCH THIS WEEKEND.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby barhopper » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:46 pm

Two tournaments tomorrow. Going to be crowded.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Coastslider » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:24 pm

Only one redfish Saturday but it'll be dinner tonight. 26 3/4
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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby barhopper » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:19 pm

We didn’t whack them but caught good quality fish. One over slot the rest over 23”. Didn’t win but had a great time with the boys.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Coastslider » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:17 pm

Very nice

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Andy » Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:47 pm

Nice job guys, Fishin should only get better!! Tight lines

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:38 am

NICE FISH BARHOPPER. GREAT JOB

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:51 am

Well this week was a good one. Monday was the winter bite I have been searching for. It was in low 40's when we left and the front had a strong NE wind that dumped the already low tide out even lower. We lost count on reds, sheepshead, snook and got a flounder also. A few overslots and lots of mid and top slot reds were on the chew. Best redfish day for me this season. Tuesday was not the same conditons and even though I followed the same game plan we only caught 17 reds a few snook a sheephead and a flouner. Once the tide came in I bounced out a bit cause it slicked out and caught a bunch of nice slot trout with two over 20 inches. Made a decent run Wednesday to avoid all the boat traffic from this holiday week and it was a good decision. We Started on the outgoing and got a few smaller reds and some slot trout. Once the tide got low enough I got on a few spots that were holding some nice reds and sheeps with one overslot and a few top slots. On the incoming the bigger trout stared to eat pretty good and we finished our limited and headed in early. The weather was perfect and the fishing was pretty good. Thursday was a complete rain out. Hope eveyone had a great holiday and got some quality family time. Next week the tides are very slow and not much movement so I don't anticipate the bite to be super strong, hope yall have a great weekend.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby fitnast » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:56 am

Spent the entire week fishing again and even though the tides were a bit slow with not much low water to speak of the fishing was pretty good. Left Monday around lunch to fish the outgoing and bottom of the tide. The bite was great we got big trout with 3 over 20 inches and a bunch of upper slot fish. We caught about 7 or 8 reds low slot and had a double header with two overslots. Tuesday and Wednesday was much of the same, although I fished early and hit the incoming tide and stayed around the creek mouths and didn't go back in. Caught a bunch of big trout and reds and most all stops. Thursday was a tough bite early on and I had to stay on it to get it done. We caught two good reds on the incoming tide and 5 keeper trout and covered a ton of area, the fish were definitely off. Around two o'clock I made a move a bit further out cause it was slick and we started to get big trout every cast. The weather every day was picture perfect and the water clarity is improving. Great low tides next week should hopefully make for some great fishing. Good luck to the guys who will be out there this weekend on the hunt.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Postby Huntingwithahoyt » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:53 am

Fitnast.....where are you fishing out of?


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