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December 29, 2021

Lessons From The 2021 CCA STAR Tournament

As the Assistant Director of Texas STAR, I get questions all the time about catching tagged redfish. We always give the advice of fishing popular spots, easy to access areas and places where they have been […]
November 4, 2021

Could A New Redfish War Emerge?

Did you know for the last 20 years there has been a contingent of commercial anglers wanting to make the redfish a commercially harvested species again? To look at where the future of redfish is heading, […]
September 14, 2021

Incredible Facts About Redfish

Ever wonder where redfish move during both their immature and mature cycles? Ever wonder how old they get? Read on… For the first three years of their lives red drum live in the bays or in […]
September 7, 2021

Tips for Catching Redfish on Soft Plastics

Few fishing endeavors are more fun than tying into redfish on light tackle and soft plastics, and this is an incredibly effective way to target this species. Apply these simple tips, to give your catch rate […]
July 29, 2021

The Wild Life Of The Redfish

The red drum is a fish of many names. Most anglers in Texas and Louisiana call it “redfish”, but some call it “channel bass” in parts of Florida. I thought it would be fun this weekend […]
December 10, 2020

Redfish Destroying Flounder, Trout?

A few years an interesting theory came to life along the coast. “The trout are declining because the reds are eating all their food.” “The reds are eating everything in their path-including baby flounder.” This is […]
October 22, 2020

How To Keep Up With Schooling Reds

Schooling reds can move super fast during fall months and keeping up with them can be challenging. Here are some tips to put more fast-moving schooling reds in the box. Preparation for this kind of fishing […]
October 6, 2020

Old Trick For Puppy Drum

Recently I went fishing with a buddy on a blustery evening, with winds strong enough that we knew we’d be staying in protected backwaters. There were lots of little puppy drum around and we were fishing […]
August 19, 2020

A Tale Of Two Redfish

On Sunday morning August 9th, my husband, myself, and one of our friends loaded up the boat for a day of fishing. We put the boat in the water at Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass, […]
October 22, 2019

Don’t Overlook River Reds

A good portion of my fishing the last few years has been fishing for reds in rivers north of bay systems. And it was not always by preference. I love the reds, but would prefer fishing […]