Video: Seeing Red on the South Texas Flats

Here’s a gorgeous video from a fishery we don’t see too much of: the South Texas flats. From the cool underwater shots, to the big redfish and seatrout, this video will have you thinking of. . .

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Tom’s Fly of the Week: Bissett’s Cajun Crustacean


Capt. Lucas Bissett has thought long and hard about the way to present a crab pattern to redfish.
Photo courtesy Lucas Bissett

I periodically get to chase redfish, and although I almost always tie flies before a trip, I always make the mistake of figuring that my bigger Bahamas-type bonefish patterns will. . .

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Photos: Redfish Honeymoon in the Lowcountry

Written by: Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters


Nick shows off his first redfish on a fly, a 33-inch beast.
All photos by Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters

Every day I spend on the water with anglers is a a special memory for me, especially when they are new to the world of sight-fishing for redfish on fly here in the Lowcountry of Beaufort, South Carolina. Back in September, I spent a few days with some newlyweds who not only. . .

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Photos: Dotty Scores a World-Record Redfish

Written by: David Mangum, Shallow Water Expeditions


Guide David Mangum hoists aboard the huge redfish, as Dorry Ballantyne celebrates.
All photos by Fitz Coker

On Nov 19th, I was fishing Fitz Coker and Dotty Ballantyne, who were both using 12-pound-test IGFA tippets. It was late in the day, and we were looking for a redfish greater than 34 pounds. The water was dingy and light was low, so. . .

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Video: 2014 Saltwater Highlight Reel

Patrick Rhea, of Livit Films, has put together some highlights from his year on the water in Florida and The Bahamas, and it’s pretty impressive, featuring tarpon, redfish, snook, and bonefish.

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