Hunting Redfish According To Springtime Trends [Member Makeover]

It was pretty nasty and windy out on the water.

But, I believed the redfish would be in a springtime trend due to a recent warming period.

So, I hit the water with Insider Member JJ McCray to work on positioning and talk about finding fish in these types of tough fishing situations!

Check out the entire trip including all of the lessons learned below!!

Hunting Redfish According To Springtime Trends [VIDEO]

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JJ and I set out to target inshore redfish.

He wanted to dial into the redfish bite during these early days of spring.

He hasn’t had any issues finding trout – so he wanted to learn more to specifically target redfish in spring.

On days like this, redfish are typically going to sit closer to the grassline.

No matter what structure you’re fishing (oyster beds, grasslines, rocks, etc.), you want to fish as tight to it as possible.

You should try and move closer to effectively position yourself for an accurate cast.

You want your baits as close to shore or as tight to structure as possible.

That is where the predatory fish are hanging out.

Chances are most of the strikes will happen within a few cranks of the reel.

If you’re working a shoreline, take notice of slight changes or things that stand out.

Cast there!!!


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Steven Free
6 days ago

I could of swore I saw this video before was the date of April 4th the day the trip took place or the date you posted this article? I also find it strange that the guy your fishing with has caught only trout I know when I fish I catch trout in basically the same areas I catch reds like you were in fact I think you were 2 for 2 but I know this you were lucky because you should of been fishing in my area I’ll show you wind I was fishing in wind protective areas where there was about 3 to 4 ft whitecap waves just on the otherside of the small grass islands I was fishing but of coarse I don’t and haven’t fished in a yak since about 2014 because in 2013 when I bought my skiff the area I used to fish in with my yak was no longer fishable on acct of it being the second area of florida besides mosquito lagoon that has no tides and is completely landlocked its called guana reserviour but now it’s very hard to get to fish because they drain it so early in the year to kill the folage for the bird watchers anyways its a shame they drain it to a point of being unfishable because the reds and trout in that place get very big lots of gator trout a yakers dream considering there are no todes to deal with and no oysters as well only lots and lots of grassy points as well as small cuts and channels and lately here in jacksonville the wind has been non stop very frustrating to try and control my boat or a yak anyways thanks for the video and all you do😀👍

Arto Van grondelle
6 days ago

Very very excellent! i learned a thing or two. Oustanding work Mr 8intheback!


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