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AKA: Red Bass / Channel Bass / Red Drum Family: Drums

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Redfish Specifications

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters Where: Offshore / Surf / Inshore / Rivers And Streams
Size: Most common from 1-12 pounds. Large fish are 30 pounds with the possibilty of up to 60 pounds.
Fight: Very strong and stubborn. Heavy runs are a "Reds" forte.
Deliciousness: Excellent
Range: Both Coasts Technique: Drifting / Still Fishing
Baits: Shrimp / Baitfish / Crab / Lures / Flies Tackle: Spinning / Baitcasting / Fly Fishing

THe Redfish is characterized by its reddish or bronzed body with a white bottom, a sloping head and rounded beak. Generally has one to a couple of spots near the tail.

These fish are found in almost all Florida waters, but as a rule tend to be found in shallow, grassy or rocky waters both along the coast and inland on the flats. Will venture into the deeper waters and as well up the rivers and streams along the coast.

Live or dead shrimp, baitfish and crabs make the best natural bait, while spoons, plastic jigs, topwater lures, poppers and streamers are the best artificial bait.

Props Board Pictures of Redfish

28" Smoker Redfish
23inches/4pounds Redfish
25 LBS Redfish
43 Inches Redfish
45 Inch Redfish

Fishing Reports Featuring Redfish

04/19/17 Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters March 27th-April 9th 2017 Report
04/19/17 Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters March 13th-26th 2017 Report
04/19/17 New Smyrna Beach, Mosquito Lagoon And Daytona Beach FL
11/30/16 New Smyrna Beach And Mosquito Lagoon FL
11/30/16 Tampa Bay
11/30/16 Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters September 12th -25th Report
11/30/16 Crystal River And Homosassa Fishing Report
11/30/16 New Smyrna Beach And Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report
11/30/16 Tampa Bay
11/30/16 Hernando Beach

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