Photos: Overnight Kayak Trip in the Florida Keys

A pair of 8-pounders—one bonefish, one redfish—make for a killer double for Chris and Dan.
Photo by Chris Lewis

[Editor’s note: Chris Lewis of the Skinny Water Culture blog sent me these photos in an email, along with a note.] 

Here are a few shots from an overnight paddle trip in the Keys I did with a couple buddies. I was on my SUP, and they were on kayaks. The weather and fishing were phenomenal. We even had shots at. . .

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Photos of the Day: Getting Schooled on Louisiana Redfish

Written by: Peter Kutzer

This is one of the best reasons to leave Vermont in the winter.
Photo by Dave Yoder

Let’s face it, guides know more than you about fishing. Get over it. Ego in fishing is something that should be kept in check. This is something that was really driven home on my last trip to. . .

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Fish Facts: Redfish (Sciaenops ocellatus)

Orvis’s Chrissy Penn 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 known as “drums.” The combination of the redfish’s love for shallow-water flats and its willingness to pounce on almost any food-like morsel it see makes the species a. . .

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Photos of the Day: South Carolina Redfish in Skinny Water

Written by: Joel Murphy

Joel Murphy with a fine South Carolina redfish.
All photos courtesy Joel Murphy

[Editor’s Note: We got these photos from blog reader Joel Murphy yestereday. Looks like he had a good day chasing redfish.]

On Monday, I stalked tailing reds on the flats with Capt. Tuck Scott of Bay Street Outfitters based in Beaufort, South Carolina. Captain Scott put me into some great situations on these flats in. . .

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Video: Stormy August Session for Redfish in the Grass

Here’s some killer foul-weather footage from the South Carolina Low Country, where redfish cruise in the grass, their tails poking above the surface. Just because it’s gray, windy, and raining doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be out there trying to. . .

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