Tampa area Redfish

SonarChiefSonarChief Point LomaPosts: 3 Greenhorn
edited July 3 in General Fishing #1
ill be coming to Tampa this Mid Sep-Oct from San Diego for a little vacation before I go on a deployment overseas. 
Where do y’all recommend to go for Redfish, without a boat? I guess I could get a kayak; any tips would be appreciated. 
Also what do you recommend for bait?  

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  • Oldsmar GuyOldsmar Guy Posts: 25 Greenhorn
    Where in the Tampa area will you be? Just trying to get some info since you are limited to only wade fishing.
  • SonarChiefSonarChief Point LomaPosts: 3 Greenhorn
    Ive been to Emerson Point before and Skyway bridge. But I’m open to travel to any good recommended locations
  • cprcpr Posts: 9,280 Admiral
    Ft. Desoto, on the left as you drive in or at the end of the east beach road.
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  • SonarChiefSonarChief Point LomaPosts: 3 Greenhorn
    Thanks for help on location. What do you use for bait? I’ve seen on other posts DOA with popping cork, and spoons seem to be the bait
  • Soda PopinskiSoda Popinski GrovelandPosts: 8,168 Admiral
    Don't use cut ladyfish, they (and everything else that swims) hate em ;)  
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