Field Notes

Mystery baitfish revealed

We were fishing Delacroix, La., when a speckled trout coughed up this weird thing shown in the accompanying photo. Read on to learn what exactly it is — and why it’s important to you as an inshore angler.

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Field Notes

A killer redfish swimbait

Everyone has their favorite lure.

Usually it’s the lure they always catch fish on (duh), or maybe it’s one gifted to them by someone well-versed in inshore fishing, like their grandfather.

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Field Notes

7 tips for more casting distance

Spinning tackle is the “go-to” for inshore anglers, often chosen over baitcasting tackle because of its ease-of-use, performance in strong wind and ability to chunk bait over long distances.

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