Great day for REDS

I usually fish the East Central Inshore region all over mosquito lagoon and the indian river, but I saw there was going to be a 2 day stretch of perfect weather last wednesday, I needed to come see if my fishing hole would treat me right. I launched my kayak off of the holmes beach bridge and headed toward Prices key. I was probably 1/2 mile out when I saw my first small school of redfish. I tossed out a shrimp on a jig head. After about a minute, BOOM, fish on. It was a nice 23-inch slot red with 3 spots on it (which was pretty sick!) This was at about 10 am with a pretty low tide. My next red came in the afternoon during the high tide still around prices key around the oyster beds. Another small school of reds came into view and once again I used a nice little shrimp on a J hook this time and I felt the thump, and then I set the hook right in the lip. This little SOB took me for a little ride but then I showed it who was boss and landed him. he was a fat 25 inch red. After that I called it a day. I can't wait until I make this 2 hour trip to Anna Maria Island again when it warms back up. GOOD LUCK AND TIGHT LINES


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