Low Tides and Lots of Fish!
Winter fishing has been better than the last couple years by a long shot! With multiple strong cold fronts coming our way over the last month or so, water temperatures have gotten cooler than they have in a long time, and the winter fish are loving it! Along with the cold fronts this time of year, we get some very low tides in the mornings. These tides can empty out most of the back bays, leaving most of them with less than 1-2 feet of water. During these tide phases, fish will find the nearest deeper hole or channel and huddle up. Sheepshead, mangrove snapper, seatrout, pompano, ladyfish, black drum, and redfish can all be caught in these channel edges, creeks, and holes. Most of the time, we are fishing with just half of a shrimp on a 1/4oz jighead, either sitting on the bottom, or slowly dragging it back to the boat.
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