Big Chill - Changes for Coastal Big 3

Big Chill – Changes for Coastal Big 3

As autumn transitions toward winter here is how speckled trout, redfish and flounder respond to falling temperatures.

Story and photography by Danno Wise

November is perhaps the singular definition of a “transition month” when it comes to coastal fishing patterns. Throughout the month, the weather is constantly changing and fish are shifting depth and locations to adjust.

Although there are weather changes during other months, November seems to see the widest variety and most dramatic weather changes of all. Up and down the coast, it is not unusual for fishermen to dress in a t-shirt and shorts on some days, only to find themselves bundled up in winter coats and gloves a day or two later.

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