Fishing for Redfish in the Texas Coastal Bend

  • Forty inch Redfish Caught in the Texas Coastal Bend

Perhaps the most sought after game fish in the bays of the Gulf Coast is the red drum, more commonly called the redfish.  The redfish is a stealthy hunter found throughout the Texas Coastal Bend.  It ranges from the grass flats and tidal lakes in the back of our bays through the passes that lead to the Gulf of Mexico and up and down the sandy beaches and surf of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Renown for it is aggressive fight when hooked and its excellent meat, the redfish is the focus of many guided fishing trips and has attracted anglers from around the world to the Texas Coastal Bend.  The skill involved and the excitement of catching redfish has led to several fishing tournament trails being formed specifically to test angler’s

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