1. Details: Red (redfish) Drum

    Search the shallow flats of calm days to see redfish tailing. Cast beyond the redfish and bring your bait back close. Stop the bait next to the redfish and leave ...more it still. The redfish will hit it. I recommend using pistol shrimp fly patterns and for all the non fly fishermen use gulp shrimp in new penny or rootbeer on a 3/0 weighted ewg hook. Good luck and happy spotting

    1. dgrabe217 0
      I have seen boats out there but I have not fished it much. I usually fish the entrance to Max Hoeck Creek @walkermaze
    2. walkermaze 0
      Whales tail is good right now?
    3. Matt Dobson 0
      Like it man. I think that's useful.
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  2. Details: Red (redfish) Drum

    Wind blowing 5-10 mph north. On a weedy flat 2 FOW. Spotted him about 40 feet away and place the fly a few feet beyond him. Stripped twice and let the fly sit in ...more front of the face and he pounded it. He chocked it but I moved the fly to the edge of the mouth for photo. 1 of 2 today with many seen. It is difficult in the wind so find a sheltered cove and you will find the fish

    1. Matthew_L 0
      Pretty fish, awesome description of the stalk and catch, sight fishing is the ultimate!
    2. Matt Dobson 0
      Cool and great info. Thanks!
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  3. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout

    Wind 6 mph out of the southeast. On a school of slot reds and sent the fly out to just beyond the edge on the side. This guy blew up on it on the surface. Short ...more fight because the fish were letting up get fairly close to them. 1-2 FOW Got on the school before the wind picked up early in the morning and followed them most of the day

    1. kbfishing 0
      Nice Gator!!!!!
    2. dgrabe217 0
      Didn't measure her but she would go between 25 and 30 @ethan_aaron12
    3. ethan_aaron12 0
      Nice trout and on the fly, this should get double credit @dgrabe217 what was her length
    4. will_miles 0
      That's so tough
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  4. Details: Blacktip Shark with a 2 lb bluefish

    Calm seas. Little weeds. Kayaked the bait out 200 yards. We got that take within 10-15 minutes of dropping the bait. 12/0 J hook to cable. 7 oz weight. Wind-on 100 ...more lb mono leader to 30 lb mono mainline. Fought what we think was a blacktip for 10 minutes before bringing him in. Fishing with @kylebenkel Fish was between 4-5 feet

  5. Details: Red (redfish) Drum with a Shimano inshore spinning setup

    Looking to get a spinning setup from shimano for under $200 or under $100 from any other brand

    1. randall2222 0
      Shimano sahara.... Smoothest reel ive ever had....
    2. Casting22Major 0
      Shimano Stradic
    3. KJenkins24 0
      Shimano Stradic 3000 or 4000
    4. cesarmedina5 0
      get penn battle 2
    5. Catfish234 0
      I love my quantum blu 30. Great reel for around $80
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  6. Details: Largemouth Bass with a A-Rig with 6" Junebug Swimbaits from Bass Assassin I believe on 5/0 VMC Fast Shank Hooks

    We had gotten a couple inches of rain in the past few days so water was moving through this cut. Water temp was 53 in morning, but we didn't catch anything until ...more the water temp was up to 56. Air temp read 68 but felt 75. Pinned the boat in the brush on the left side of this cut and casted away from the cut. The smaller on hit first and the bigger guy followed. We caught about 15 with the these the

    1. dgrabe217 0
      Yessir @gonebasshuntin904
    2. gonebasshuntin904 0
      Double up?
    3. robz713 0
      Cool I'm ganna try it
    4. dgrabe217 0
    5. dgrabe217 0
      I find with the A-rig you don't slow it much, mostly I run it deeper in the water column. Also I dye the tail of the middle swimbait
    6. robz713 0
      In cold water do you just slow down the retrieve what's the secret
    7. robz713 0
      I bet that was fun
    8. dgrabe217 0
      Biggest. Bigger one weight 4 and smaller 2.5
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  7. Details: Red (redfish) Drum with a Pearl White DOA terroreyez with 1/4 head insert

    Southern winds 15 mph with slight overcast 78 degrees. Water was stirred up so we were casting randomly at mangroves banks hoping for a fish. @kylebenkel caught ...more a nice 27 in trout just before this guy. He hit it while I was bouncing it back just off of the bottom over a shell bed.

  8. Details: Largemouth Bass with a Night Fishing for bass

    @kylebenkel and I want to do some night time fishing with arties. If anyone has any tips advise or help, please comment below. @Vinnyman42 I would love to hear from ...more you, you always tear them up at night

    1. dgrabe217 0
      Thanks @michaelalex @Vinnyman42 @james454
    2. james454 0
      With a rage craw trailer. Just barley reeling it bumping into every rock possible.
    3. james454 0
      Also depends on moon phase.. And type of structure..grass rocks docks? I like to throw a 10" power worm t-rigged black and blue. Black and blue jig. If fishing ...more rocks I'll throw a Ball and chain
    4. Mike Ammenwerth 0
      Big baits make a better silhouette, thus easier for fish to locate it. I like throwing either super sized soft plastics, or anything topwater. Work everything slower ...more at night, no matter what bait is.
    5. michaelalex 0
      Any thing that makes a lot of noise like a rattle trap or buzz bait fish piers or natural structures that smaller fish stay around
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  9. Details: Red Snapper with a The head of an undersized vermillion snapper hooked through the forehead with a 6/0 Mustad demon circle tied to 50 leader with 65lb power pro ...more braid main line and 80 lb wind on leader

    Full moon. Around 7 in the morning in 125 feet of water with reliefs and ledges up to 8 feet. Not sure how far off we went but I think they said 45 miles. Our left ...more engine's transmission blew when we were just about 5 miles from the spot. Seas were 1-2 with light wind and little current picking up to 2-4 with slightly stronger wind on the 5 hour troll back in at 8 knots. We caught several Bonita

    1. dgrabe217 0
      I have done a little bit here and there. Have not been able to catch any shark yet though @cole_agouridis
    2. cole_agouridis 0
      Great info bud. Have you had a chance to go surf fishing yet?
    3. dgrabe217 0
      And a king fish on cedar plugs
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  10. Details: Warmouth Sunfish with a Streamer fly I believe but it can be seen in the photo

    Midday. Sunny. Landed the fly right on the edge of the shade under the dock behind me. First strip on the line and this guy inhaled it. There were lots of big minnows ...more swimming around so I figured I would try to imitate them. Not as close as @seaturtles was with his bait, but the fly had the same profile. Saw lots of gar hitting at the surface and a few bass in the shade. That seems to be the story

    1. Sean Wilms 0
      looks like it was plenty close enough for that big warmouth to hit, nice blert
    2. dillon juarez 0
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High schooler sharing spots in and around the Orlando area. Love to dive and fish offshore too.