Best Time To Catch Redfish In Louisiana

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Redfish thrive and are therefore plentiful here in the marsh and costal waters of South Louisiana where they can be fished year round. Depending on the season, they can be found anywhere from the shallow duck ponds to the deep oil field canals.

Whence, what is the best time to catch redfish?

morning

Above, how do you fish for redfish in Louisiana?

At all events, can you catch redfish at night?

For best results when fishing for redfish—some really big over-slot-size reds visit many nighttime dock lights—it's a good idea to put just enough weight above the hooked shrimp or minnow to slowly take the bait toward the bottom. ... “A full moon really just makes it easier for the angler fishing at night,” he says.

What is the best lure for redfish?

Best Lures for Redfish

  • Bomber Saltwater Grade Mullet (Suspending Jerkbait)
  • Egret Bait Kick A Mullet (Subsurface Wobbler)
  • Storm Rattlin' Saltwater Chug Bug (Topwater)
  • Sebile Stick Shadd (Suspending Jerkbait)
  • MirrOlure 26MR (Topwater)
  • LiveTarget Hybrid Shrimp (Suspending Jerkbait)
  • Halco Roosta Popper 105 (Topwater)

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7 More Questions Answered

Where is the best redfish fishing?

12 Best Redfish Fishing Spots
  • Redfishing in Venice, Louisiana. Venice is known to produce large numbers of trophy redfish. ...
  • Port O'Connor, Texas. In Port O'Connor, Texas, portly redfish abound year-round. ...
  • Cocodrie, Louisiana. After a tough fight, a Cocodrie redfish gets some CPR before it's released.

What should I look for when fishing for redfish?

What is the limit on redfish in Louisiana?

Common Coastal SpeciesSpeciesSize LimitBag and Possession
Red drum16 inches minimum total length 27 inches maximum total lengthFive per person per day No more than one over 27-inch maximum total length

How do you spot a redfish?

➞There's no surer sign of a redfish than a gold tail with a black spot waving in the air. When reds grub in the muddy shallows for shrimp and crabs, they'll angle their bodies down, and their tails break the surface.

How do you hold a redfish?

What's the best bait for night fishing?

Topwater of all kinds are great choices for nighttime fishing. Spooks, poppers, frogs, prop baits and anything that makes a disturbance on the surface can work well. However, buzzbaits take the top prize for night fishing. Since bass don't see as well in the dark, they rely on their other senses to hunt for prey.

Do redfish eat croaker?

Croakers for Big Trout and Reds: “I believe the golden croaker is the most-awesome live bait for trout and redfish that swims in the Gulf of Mexico,” Captain David Brown of Orange Beach, Alabama, says. “The croaker will swim right down to the bottom, where many of the big trout feed.