Video: This Is the Lowcountry

Here is an absolutely glorious video from the grassy flats off Charleston, South Carolina, where—when the tides and winds are just right—you can experience incredible fishing for tailing . . .

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Photos: St. Simons “Bass in the Grass”


This 21-inch “bass” was chasing crabs in very shallow water.
Photos by Capt. David Edens

The locals in St. Simons, Georgoa, call redfish “bass.” When the fish are caught tailing in the grass,they’re known as “bass in the grass.” I have never heard that term elsewhere. I have . . .

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Video: Hunting with Feathers

Here’s a cool video from Florida angler Austin Lowery about a day out in the flats boat, chasing redfish and seatrout. Perhaps shot on Mosquito Lagoon? Hard to tell, since there’s no info with. . .

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Video: Indian River Redfish with Flip Pallot

Here’s a cool video that pairs a legend of saltwater fly fishing, Flip Pallot, with a beginner fly fisherman who wants to catch a redfish. The pair pole around in the Indian River, and Flip. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Louisiana Handful

Written by: Nick Vlahos


Nick Vlahos cradles a beautiful 25-pound redfish from the Louisiana Marsh.
Photo by Barret Bertucci

This redfish was landed on December 11th during a trip out to the South Louisiana marsh. We were fishing in two feet of water while poling along the edge of the grass, attempting to take. . .

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Fish Facts: Redfish, Lords of the Marsh


Orvis’s Chrissy Atkins shows off a South Carolina redfish caught from the spartina grass.
Photo by Tyler Atkins

A species known as much for its light flavor as for its sporting qualities, the redfish (Sciaenops ocellatus) is the only species in its genus, which sets it apart from the other fish commonly. . .

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