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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:33 am

We went North both sat and sun, tide as supper low and very rough on the poly but we had great luck both days. Found a few holes with a number of mid slot fish and a few top of the slot with 2 over slot. Found 3 trout each day all over 18". Was windy and cold sat. The wind backed off and was nice an sunny on Sunday.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:34 pm

Good to see a few reports put up.
I have been out plenty and most trips for reds have been lots of Cobb’s and a few keepers each trip. The trout fishing a bit further out has been super outstanding with the warmer weather, big trout still slamming plugs. Due to the slow redfishing I have been still slamming tarpon and big snook with ease. They have taken the majority of my fishing time this year with the warm winter. Hopefully cooler weather settles in and reshuffles the redfishing so I can get to the backcountry fishing.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:01 pm

I went last Friday morning. I think I was the only one out. Caught a decent amount of fish with four slots. Water is definitely warmer and fishing has slowed in the creeks. Have been fishing south of the ramp lately, doing well. It was some kind of windy. Got off the water before the rain. Water seems to still be running out of the woods in a few creeks I checked to the north. Lots of pressure on the fish over the holidays. With the cooler weather coming hopefully it’ll pick back up. Good luck to those that go.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:11 pm

Great day today. Caught 18 nice slot fish. Lost a few big ones. Lots of cobbs. Hopefully the cooler weather will stay awhile.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:41 pm

Looks like a great day and some nice fish. Water looks a little clearer than it has been.

You fish north or south?

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:19 pm

North of 40 but not to far. Water has been really clear the last couple of weeks. If it stays clear in the next couple of weeks I might trying gigging mullet and sheepshead. We only fished a couple spots and those were only a couple hundred yards apart. Steady bite for a few hours. Saw only one other boat and one on the trailer leaving.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:01 am

Our fishing is still marginal, I’ve resorted to picking up rocks Haha.
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:14 pm

Still biting
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:31 am

We fished saturday. Went north, was ok a lot of 14-16 inch fish but only 3 mid slot and 1 small trout. Another very low tide day.

Still had a good time with friends.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:49 am

Well we made what is more than likely our last Airboat trip on Tuesday. The Trout were few but quality, but we tore the reds up. Lots of rats and 12-15 top slot fish, time to hop in the Hewes, Catch you guys this fall. Tight lines
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:23 pm

Where’d you fish? In the creeks or out?

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:57 pm

Mouths of the creeks, We had our best bite on the in coming tide

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:18 pm

Late season Cold front and big lows this week. Waters temps were 59 this morning and the redfishing was strong. One last gasp next few days
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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:13 pm

Nice! Haven’t been in over a month. Wish I could go. Were the fish in the creeks or out at the mouths?

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by fitnast » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:38 am

Lots of rats in creek mouths big fish were in back.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by barhopper » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:29 pm

Dang it man. Sounds like fun. Maybe I’ll get caught up on work this weekend.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Huntingwithahoyt » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:51 am

Anybody been catching anything? I hear it’s starting to get good!!!!!

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by One Eyed Gator » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:41 am

Went the last 2 sat. 2 weeks ago was very slow did hook a big tarpon back at the tree line, that lasted all on 5 seconds lol. Caught a few dinky reds.

This past sat water is still dark as black coffee. We work the bars and points caught a few small snook, 1 29.5" and 1 20' red and a few nice sheephead.
But was slow most of the day. Tide was late going out and it got better 30 after the tide turned. When the wind got behind it was running out like a freight-train, looking like it was going to be lower than expected. Nothing but cats' in the creeks.

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Re: Redfish Reports

Post by Andy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:32 pm

Glad to hear someone braved the heat and went, I’m really lookin forward to some cooler weather and negative tides!!!

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