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Sportsman's Best - "Redfish"

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sportsmans best redfish book

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Brand:
Florida Sportsman
Model:
Sportsman's Best - Redfish
MSRP ($):
19.95

Red drum or redfish, whatever your call them, just make sure you've tied a strong knot if you're going to tangle with one. Sportsman's Best: "Redfish" covers techniques, tackle options and tips from experts from Texas to the Carolinas. The book includes more than 200-high definition photographs, easy to follow illustrations and a sampling of the best fine art ever produced on redfish. If you're a complete novice or a soon-to-be tournament pro, there's something for you in the book. Learn the biological history which will help you pick the right bait at the right time. See how the experts rig their boats, pick their tackle and plan their trips. 288 pages, softcover.

 

 

Features:

  • Techniques
  • Tackle options
  • Expert tips
  • More than 200 photos

Specs:

  • Publication Date: January 1, 2007
  • ISBN-10: 1892947900
  • ISBN-13: 978-1892947901
  • Edition: 1

 

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Secrets of Fishing for the Redfish

I love the whole Sportsman's Best series. They are well written by people that live what they write about. There are sections on Redfish biology and migration patterns, food they eat, Redfish history, etc. Included is a history of the movement to take Redfish from a commercial to a sport fish. This section is especially interesting for those of us who saw the decimation of Redfish in Florida by commercial gill netters and the steps need to bring the fishery back to health.

There are also type of water specific sections on fishing Intracoastal, tidal creeks, tidal rivers, offshore, etc. There are sections on fishing Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Each section addresses the unique and special techniques for each state.

There is also a large section on the gear used to fish for Redfish based on size, technique, baits, lures, lines, areas, etc. It covers fly rods, spinning and bait casting set-ups. This book has it all.

There is a section on the boats, kayaks used and how to rig them for success.

Now if that isn't enough they include a DVD that covers and expands on what is in the book. I've been fishing for over 50 years and found lots of information that I didn't know but can apply to my everyday trips.

I rate this book and DVD combo a strong 5 out of 5 !!!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

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Complete and accurate, writen by people that fish
Cons:
None
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