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November 24, 2016

Hillary from Bridge City TX with BIG red!

I’m a charter boat captain with Big Fish Charters in Galveston TX. Hillary and her parents are customers of mine and we caught this redfish at the Galveston north jetty on cut sand trout in November […]
November 23, 2016

Big Slot Red Caught on Little Zebco by Himself

My little 4 year old Angler Kaden Bumpous caught this 27 1/2 Slot Red while fishing live Shrimp in Galveston. He hooked and reeled the fish in by himself.
November 17, 2016

Texas Hotshots – 31″ Red Fish

31″ Red Fish caught off pier near Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi on whiting cut bait.
November 4, 2016

Texas Hotshots – First Bull Red (41 inches)

This was a trip I took with two of my sons at the Jetties in Galveston. It was 41 inches long and was tagged and taken home to eat.
October 28, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Bayou Red

Debbie caught this red on a curly tailed gulp while sight casting in a narrow bayou off of Trinity Bay. Great fight in a confined space, hooked reds were charging the boat and actually running out […]
October 24, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Gapped

While fishing in Bayside, TX, Marshall’s dad caught a 25″ red. Marshall couldn’t let this stand and later gapped his dad’s fish by 6″ with a monster 31″ red. Personal bests for both fishermen.
October 17, 2016

Tips for Fall Specks and Reds

Want to find specks and redfish right now? Look to the cuts in the marsh and any big “s-turn” or crossroads in the marsh with lots of tidal flow to hold perhaps more trout than normal. […]
October 11, 2016

Time To Target Schooling Reds

After we’ve had a strong cold front, target the mouths of rivers and the very largest bayous emptying marsh if you want to catch large numbers of redfish.  As we all know, cold fronts purge the […]
September 16, 2016

A leopard or a redfish?

Redfish can easily be identified by a spot, or couple of spots on the fish’s tail. What if the fish had over 600 spots all over the fish? Patrick Bonin, who first found out about the […]
August 10, 2016

Cranked Up Reds

Yanking Cranky Redfish from Thick Cover For decades, bass anglers won countless events on crankbaits because these wobbly, lipped creations mimic baitfish in appearance and action. However, some professional redfish anglers also win tournaments with them. […]