Tues inshore - big reds and some dinner

Luman and I ventured out to the Mayport inlet Tues morning. The water was glass, seas were flat and very little wind; beautiful morning. Anchored on the Southern tip in hopes of some sheep on the falling tide. Small bass and other trash picked away at us for a while and only one other boat (5-6 on the spot) landed a sheep and it was tiny. Switched over to live shrimp and immediately got rocked. I was fishing my Penn 420 on a 7' fast action Allstar rod and this fish put the gear to the test. Look at the tiny circle hook in the corner of his lip. Measured 30".

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Shortly after Luman hung into another lunker with my other ultralight with 6# test hybrid. 30" again.

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Jetties got sporty as the wind picked up so we headed for calmer waters. Hit up my favorite spot and caught a few nice trout using 1/4 oz new penny jig with either live shrimp or fishbites paddle tails and a few under slot redfish.

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Decided to close out the falling tide under a bridge and a parting cast with two fiddlers on the gold jig landed a nice sheep for the cooler...finally.

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Called it a day around 2p. Fish sandwiches for supper!

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