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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:32 am

Same story played out this week with good reds, slot snook, huge drum, easy trout limits and big Tarpon pushing in. Tuesday managed a grand slam with a 30 inch red, 29 inch snook, 25 inch trout 45 lb drum and tarpon at around 180-200 pounds. We Have cooler weather coming so it may push a few more reds back near creek mouths. Have one more week left in winter boat than I will swap out and leave y’all alone till October.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:33 pm

Well all you Low Tide Pirates its 2 weeks till the first negative tide,, Time to check the Boat & sharpen your hooks!! hopefully we will get some cool weather before then

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:00 pm

Long range forecast doesn’t look to promising. Water is still way warm. But that said I’ll be going as soon as possible.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Coastslider » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:26 pm

:angry5: Decent 25” about 2.5 weeks ago. Lots of fish moving but had to cut it short. Oil leak... Looking forward to some cooler weather and easy pickens.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:20 pm

We also caught some a few weeks ago. Out in the bay, around the islands. Not where I like to fish. I’m sure the creeks are still full of kitty cats.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:03 am

Well I was worried about it being to hot!
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:04 pm

Went yesterday. The water is still hot and it’s dirty. Caught a nice slot in one of my “fall” spots and another small slot around an island. The small was was full of small crabs. All in all not an impressive day on the water. Caught a few trout. Did catch a trophy gaff top (sail cat) on a cork with a small pinfish. I was excited until I saw it. A few drag burning runs. Gotta get better can’t be a lot worse.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:54 pm

I had vac scheduled for Wednesday thru Friday but being a Lineman by trade that's out the door. We'll try and go Saturday.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:30 am

We fished the last weekend and in September did very well alot of overslot fish. Struggled to get a few in the slot. Most of what we caught was at the late turn of high tide.

We ventured in the back of a creek that at low water has about a 10x20' hole. My buddy said there was no water there. I said just cast anyway he somehow managed to pull a 30" Red, next cast was a 17" trout and third cast was a 22" snook. What a great way to end saturday.

Hot though.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:27 pm

We made a run at it on The 13th, 2 throws of the cast net we were done about 50/50 pins and mudminows. We caught several keeper reds and some decent trout. Fishing was way better than I excepted after Michael! Water is still dirty, It's only gonna get better. Tight lines

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:17 am

Fished Sat evening a lot of bait action, beatiful evening but was hard to hook-up. Sunday morning was slow till the water was low. Caught 5 between 24" and 32" within an hour out of a few sandy holes.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:02 am

We r gonna go stay on the Coast the 24th thru the 28th, looking forward to the first real neg tide! Will report back

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:55 pm

I’ll be there this weekend. I’ll post results.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:27 pm

Well Id love to tell ya it was Bluebird skies and we killed the fish, I'm sure as you know it blew like 20 Thursday till Sat. We scrapped up 3 keeper reds and 13 trout in 3 days. We ended up going home early,,Really looking forward to some nice weather!!!

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Post by barhopper » Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:58 pm

Well at least you went. I had plans for this weekend and last weekend but the cold fronts kept me home. Bad tides for me next weekend. I guess I’ll slip off during the week one day soon.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:24 am

We fished sat morning very windy but we found a few caught our 3 22, 23 and 24 had one nice 30" fish. We were up in the creeks when the water finally got low enough things got good. Tide was still going out at 2:00pm weird day.

A big group fished friday some went north and some south, I heard there were 2 reds and 3 trout for 5 boats. Sat most of them went north and caught a bunch of decent size trout and 3 reds.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:21 am

Went yesterday. Things are picking up. Did ok with four nice slots and a couple keeper trout. If it’ll cool down it will only get better. Did not go back in the creeks. Fished in and around eleven prong.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:41 am

Hey y’all been a little bit. Still been steady at the tarpon and big snook with all the warm weather we been having, the tarpon fishing has been excellent. Wanted to do a shakedown run of winter boat. Plenty of fish around near creek mouths and outside areas. Enjoyed the shakedown run catching tons of reds, trout, snook, drum, pompano, flounder and sheep’s.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:39 am

Had a great day yesterday. Lots of fish caught. Actually caught quite a few back in the creeks. Fished a tournament with my boys. My son in law won the biggest red. He caught one 27” that weighed 7 lbs 15 ozs. We came in fourth overall. If I had practiced some better fish management we possibly could have won.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:28 pm

We went Sat, I wish I could say we wore em out like ya'll did. We caught a lot of short Reds and Trout. Managed to get our Reds and 6 Trout. Definitely not the fishing I would except for 2nd week in Nov. Hopefully we'll get some cool weather. That's a nice Snook fitnast, Especially on Top water!
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Coastslider » Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:25 pm

Took a friend of mine on Thursday and we did ok caught a 21” and a nice 27”.plenty of shorts too.Landed a redfish, trout and a Snook all in the first 15min at the same hole. No keeper trout though. Fri was not as good just a bunch of shorts.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:12 pm

Thanks Andy it was a great fight on light tackle. Fished the big low on Sunday. The wind had the tide dumped way out further than scheduled. Took advantage and decided to stay a bit further out and hit some nice cuts on the low and a few deep potholes. I figured the warmer weather prob still had fish scattered good. All the trout you could want with a few reds here and there in the holes at low. As the tide came in I bounced outside and caught 4 nice big snook and several big drum and a bunch more trout. The weather was beautiful and fishing was great. Look for the cooler weather coming up to get the reds moving.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:13 am

Nice Snook

My brother is coming in from Virginia for a few day.

We are hoping to fish friday afternoon and sat morning before he has to head back. Can't wait.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:21 pm

Thanks One Eyed Gator. Looks like cold is just in time bud. Hope ya have a great few days out with your brother.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:22 pm

Went late Saturday afternoon. Caught quite a few but only four slots. They weren’t where they were last weekend. Caught some fairly deep in the creeks. Going to go Wednesday and Thursday morning. Hope to get a better location on them.
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