The Redfish is one of the most sought after inshore species. Whether on light tackle or fly gear, flats and backcountry fisherman love sight fishing Red’s.
Scientific Name: Sciaenops ocellatus
- Red Bass
- Channel Bass
Color: Bronze, gold, silver, red, and can have a single or multiple black spots originating from the tail.
Florida Conventional Tackle Record: 52 lb, 5 oz landed in 1996
Florida Fly Tackle Record: 43 lb landed in 2019
Max-Length: Around 45 inches
Lifespan: 40+ Years
Habitat: Inshore and Offshore, but the majority of their life is spent inshore.
Migration: Non-Migratory (will travel at times)
- White Bait Species
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