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Crystal River Shallow Grouper and Redfish

Went out with Butch and Jake the other day and the first stop was a hole just out of the channel hoping to find shallow snapper, I think it's a little to early. Then we loaded up very quickly with pinfish. Then we went out to 12-15ft and caught a several small to medium gags casting trolling yozuri plugs and got broke off in the rocks by a couple monster gags on live pinfish. Landed one nice gag at 27" on a free lined pinfish. Caught some big grunt and small snapper to pass time, then headed over to catch some redfish. The reds seem to bite great before 11am and then die off but we went offshore first so I'm not sure but maybe the fish are moving on now. Got 5 slot reds, a flounder, a big grunt and several jacks. Still had a fun day gonna try another area tomorrow looking for shallow grouper and snapper, hoping to have better luck.

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