The redfish’s telltale spot
Tailing flats are hard-bottomed grass flats that flood when high tides exceed six feet.
Poling and casting into a school of redfish at low tide.
Poling the skiff and casting at low tide.
Local waters begin to clear in the fall, making it easier to spot gathering schools of redfish at various tides.
Fiddler crabs, a favorite snack of redfish, scurry across the mud at low tide. When the water returns, they will go underground or be eaten.
While regulations allow anglers up to two redfish (15 to 23 inches long) per person per day in state waters, most practice catch and release...
...handling the fish with care and fully reviving them before releasing back in the water.
Read on to learn his now-expert tips for catching the elusive swimmers