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The Destin Inshore Bay Shallow Flats are Primed with Speckled Trout and Redfish

Posted by Capt LW

The Destin Inshore Bay and Flats fishing has arrived in a big way. The Redfish bite has turned on really nice on the Destin Inshore Bay and Flats. The reds are around the deeper water docks in excess of 5 feet but are also on the Destin Inshore Bay and Flats. Also if you’re seeing mullet in this same environment, it’s a sure bet that the redfish are lying underneath them. Live baits of choice for these redfish have been live shrimp, pinfish and finger mullet. On the artificial side of things, Jerk Baits have been slaying the reds in the greater Destin Inshore Fishing area.

Speckled Trout have fully turned on around the Destin Inshore Bay Flats. During early spring, I prefer to throw artificial bait imitations of the surrounding fingerlings that these trout are gorging themselves on. Mirrodine’s in your favorite color seem to elicit quick strikes from these hungry trout. I’ve also caught several nice trout with Topwater lures, which happens to be my personal favorite way to catch fish on the Destin Inshore Bay and Flats. Destin Inshore fishing with topwater lures is an early morning or late evening affair. Also if you like live bait, you can’t go wrong with live shrimp, either free-lined or as my clients seem to favor, under a popping cork. Either method will get you positive results.

Until Next Month,
C’Mon, Let’s Go Catch’em Up!
Capt LW
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