Red Drum

Scientific Name: Sciaenops ocellatus

Common Aliases: Redfish, Bull Red, Puppy Drum, Channel Bass

Fish Facts: Found in the coastal waters and marshes of the United States, red drum range from Texas all the way up to Massachusetts. These fish can grow up to 60 inches and weigh on average 55 lbs when fully mature. Their diet consists mainly of crustaceans and occasionally baitfish.

Did you know? – Red Drum are named after the “drumming” noise they create by using special muscles that rub against their air bladder.

Below is the full library of tips, tactics, and trip reports for this species:

Pinpointing Redfish Zones Near Spoil Islands In Summer [Spot Dissection]

Hey Insiders, it’s Spot Dissection time! Spot dissections are map analysis videos where we go through and “dissect” an area (either by request or from...
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How To Catch Winter Redfish, Seatrout, & Flounder In St. Augustine, FL [Spot Dissection]

In this video, I will show you where to find fish during the winter in Saint Augustine, Florida. I cover Redfish, Seatrout, and Flounder, where...
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Dodging Storms & Rocks While Exploring New Waters [Insider Report]

This Insider Report shows how to find redfish in shallow marshes on falling tides even while exploring new waters.
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Making Sense Of New Redfish Regulations In Florida (Plus Cobia Carcass Payday)

Have you heard of or seen the potential NEW redfish regulations in Florida? The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission recently...
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Simple Hack To Find Big Schools Of Winter Redfish [Fishing Report]

Have you been able to find redfish this winter? Is there a special winter redfish hack to find where they are? If you want to find schools...
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How To Rig Fiddler Crabs For Redfish & Sheepshead

Do you know the best ways to rig a fiddler crab on a small hook? Check out how to rig fiddler crabs for redfish and sheepshead here...
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Best Methods For Casting At Tailing Redfish

How can you master the art of casting to tailing redfish? Where should you aim your casts to trigger strikes? If you see redfish tailing...
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Wade Fishing A Redfish Frenzy [On-The-Water Report]

Have you ever run into a redfish bite quite like this? In this on-the-water footage, you will see how to go wade fishing for redfish...
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#1 Fishing Spot For Winter Redfish & Trout On The Flats

What is the best fishing spot for winter redfish and trout? During the colder months, redfish and trout behavior is predictable and...
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Top 3 Mistakes When Fishing For Schooling Bull Redfish

What are the biggest mistakes anglers make when approaching schooling redfish? How can you avoid these mistakes? The secret is...
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Epic Drone Footage: How To Find & Catch Schooling Redfish

This is the time of year to find redfish schooling up in the shallows and flats! But, what you should you look for to find them? Look for...
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How To Find, Approach, & Catch Schooling Redfish

Where should you start if you are trying to locate and catch more redfish this fall? The fish are schooling up and to find them you...
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This Is How To Use A Vent Tool To Revive Bull Redfish

How can you ensure redfish you just caught will swim off safely and has regained its breath? For catch and release anglers, the answer is...
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You’ve Got To See This Solo Double-Up On Redfish

How can you pass up catching more than just one fish from an entire school of redfish? The solo double-up is for sure a challenge but...
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Flood Tide Tips To Catch Tons Of Redfish (Lures & Tactics)

Are you often fishing in coastal marshes with massive flood tides? What are the best lures and tactics to target big fish? The secret is...
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