While many coastal anglers will focus on trying to catch trophy spotted seatrout this month, March is also an excellent time to drift flats, mud/shell bottoms, or shell reefs for redfish. Randy McGovern’s “Red Hot – Redfish” depicts a couple of red drum over oyster shell, and one of the fish has been enticed to go after a mullet imitation bait.
As winter gives way to the warmth of spring, redfish many times becomes the fish that can salvage a fishing trip. Reds are more tolerant of cooler weather, and with the slightest warm up will become more active on days when trout remained hunkered down in their deeper holes or channels. And on those windy days, the flats and redfish can really turn on with the action becoming, “Red Hot.
For more information on “Red Hot — Redfish” by Randy McGovern, visit www.mcgovernwildlife.com, or call (770) 424-0450.