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Catching redfish in the marsh

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First time I ever been red fishing. I'm a big bass fisherman and once i set the hook on those redfish I'm hooked now I caught them on a spoon. I didn't think they fought like people say they do but when i set the hook on a redfish early in the morning that redfish was trying to pull me in the water i was hanging almost off the side the boat holding my rod and reel has hard as i could cause i have a expensive set up lets just say that redfish popped 40 lb braid. Can't wait till i go back again. But when i caught my first legal size red i was hooked on red fishing. We was close to limiting out but we had troller motor problems and had to cut the day short.
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Fire up the grill!
Welcome to the club, loosen that drag up though or you will trash your tackle. Besides which there are few sounds more pleasant than the zzzzzzzzzzzzzz of a red on a good run!
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Red Fever!!
Nice catch guys. Caught my first redfish around age 8 and have had the fever ever since. Good sound advice there about the drag though. Give him just enough slack to run but not enough to get to far without stopping for a breather. If that set up is on the higher end you wouldn't want old spot to bust that reel up, which he will if you hook into a bull. Good luck out there and stay safe guys.
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