Shallow water gags Oct

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    Shallow water gags Oct

    As some of you know I got really good at gettin nice gags in shallow water a year or so ago. I havent been out a lot this year yet because the water is not perfect for it yet, but it is getting better. Every time out we do get at least a couple fish. Most fish are in the 24-28inch range. Biggest so far this year has been 33in. Not monsters but still great eating. We have been using every brand of big lipped plugs for them. This year I have found that when you get 1 off one spot hit it over and over again even if the ledge runs for a mile or greater. We were out the other day and were trolling a spot over a mile long but the only hits we were gettin was off one ledge holdin a massive bait school. Anyway here are a few pictures of how we have done thus far. Get out there while you can!!! Only 20 more days left till they close them on us!!!
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    Nice grouper....how deep were you? Gotta get a few more big lipped plugs.

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    where, how deep, and what pull toys caught them? thanks for the report by the way

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    Thanks for the gag report it lets everyone know it can be done...
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    Quote Originally Posted by tileman View Post
    where, how deep, and what pull toys caught them? thanks for the report by the way
    x2

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    Off Sarasota in 35-60ft of water. We have been gettin them on all colors of Bombers, Xrap 30s and Stretch 30s

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    Nice report, thanks

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    Has the red tide screwed the shallow water grouper fishin for ya?
    Weve been gettin 3-6 keepers from 24-30in a trip in water shallower than 30ft but havent been out since the red tide.

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    The 35-40 foot ledges are great for them....Last year I was hammering them on rapala 30's (blue mackeral color) and stretch 25+ in dolphin color. Accidently got a big cobe too

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    Great stuff. Thanks for sharing

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