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October 31, 2016

Bull Croaker and Mega Sand Trout? You Bet!

Recently I received an email from a reader who said they caught what they thought at first was a decent speckled trout but when they took it out of the net they realized it was a huge sand trout. I caught […]
October 28, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Big Red

33″ Redfish caught on light tackle. It took 20 min. to land this hard fighting Lake Calcasieu Red.
October 28, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Shallow Water Red

38″ Redfish caught on a spinnerbait / paddletail combo, Oct 21. Released.
October 28, 2016
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October 25, 2016

13 Pound Flounder are Real!

The first flounder that grabbed my attention lived in the marsh on the outer edge of Sabine Lake. Flopping in the shallow waters on the southwest side of 87, it had my Zebco 808 tested to […]
October 24, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Galveston Marsh Donkey

This is a 27.75″ 8.9# tournament redfish. It was caught on a Rapala Skitter Walk in my Jackson Kayak on 12# Ande Mono and a 7′ med Dan James Rod.
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 […]
October 10, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Bull Redfish Action Sea Rim State Park

Bull Redfish caught at Sea Rim State Park. Fishing beyond the breakers from a kayak. This is my personal best at 41″. I also caught the most Bull Reds that day. Landed 5 lost 5.
October 10, 2016

Texas Hotshots – East Bay Slayer

East bay Galveston Texas, Hanna’s reef caught this beast on a tail.