Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Salt Water

The Reds are Gone Again

The Reds are Gone Again: After a long road trip I’m back in Florida, but that doesn’t mean I’m catching redfish. The wind has been howling. Day after day after day. I’ve lost a week and a half to small … Continue reading

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Fisheries Come and Go

Fisheries Come and Go  For a time now I’ve been getting skunked, coming up “snake eyes”. Not seeing reds cruising the sandbar, not seeing them “tail”, not even spooking them in the sand holes as I pole the flat.  Oh … Continue reading

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The Wind has me Home

The Wind has me Home: For days now the wind has been cranking. It was calm at 6 AM, but an hour later it was blowing 20. Not good for a kayak, especially a “standup” paddleboard.  Damn, I’m sitting in … Continue reading

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Foggy Morning Redfish

Foggy Morning Redfish  Awhile ago I did a post about foggy morning redfish. Couple a foggy morning with a strong low tide and you have a good shot at seeing “tailing” redfish. Of course you still need calm winds and … Continue reading

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How Many Spots does a Redfish Have?

How many spots does a redfish have? Fair question. Typically a redfish has one spot per side. It is usually located on the rear flank, near or on the tail, and above the lateral line.  The photograph below shows how … Continue reading

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