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Everything to Know About Booking a redfish fishing charter

What are the best redfish fishing charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 743 redfish trips, and the most popular trips are Texas City Jetty Trip guided by LG, Laguna Madre Inshore Adventure guided by Burt, and Get the Kids Fishing! guided by Jayson.

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What types of redfish fishing charters are common?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for redfish as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but bottom fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do redfish fishing charters cost?

for redfish prices can range anywhere from $1 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day for redfish is $628. The average price for a full day for redfish is $840.

When is the best time to go redfish fishing?

The most popular season for redfish fishing is summer, and most anglers book their trips 40 days in advance.

Where can I get a fishing license for redfish and what are the bag limits for redfish?

See here for more information on redfish fishing licenses, redfish bag limits, and fishing season regulations for redfish. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right redfish rules and regulations.



What is a Redfish?

Red drum, also know as redfish, reds, spottail bass, or Sciaenops ocellatus is one of the most ubiquitous coastal gamefish of the Southeast. Redfish have a distinctive spot on their tail which is often considered a "second eye" meant to fool predators. They occupy a broad range across the Gulf of Mexico and up the east coast of the US, and can be found inshore and nearshore.

How big do Redfish get?

Redfish spawn close to the shoreline in the Fall and will generally mature by 3 years old, with males reaching up to 28 inches and females being a few inches bigger at the same age, with both weighing between 6 and 8 pounds. From there, it is only up, and redfish can be fairly large. Most locations will not allow more than one kept fish over 28 inches.

Whats the biggest redfish ever caught?

Monster redfish can be over 50 inches long and weigh upwards of 50 pounds.

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What's biting?

Redfish Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more redfish fishing reports.

    It's been hit and miss in back lakes. Our big jetties have been on fire earlier in the mornings with schools of bull reds jacks big drum.
    It's been hit and miss in back lakes. Our big jetties have been on fire earlier in the mornings with schools of bull reds jacks big drum.
    It's been hit and miss in back lakes. Our big jetties have been on fire earlier in the mornings with schools of bull reds jacks big drum.

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