Where was this fish during the Hunts For Reds in October? Caught at Sebastian early November 2002 by Peter Deeks. Cleaned and vacuum packed by Thomas Seaman:-)
On the cleaning table at Captain Richard's Home!
Once a year in October there is an annual fishing tournament called the Hunts For Reds in October. The angler who catches the Redfish with the most spots wins! As everyone eagerly awaits to see who will catch the red drum with the most spots and try to speculate how many spots will it be this year that takes the win? We all know launching away from the docks into the shallow waters of the lagoon that it will only be by luck for the one who claims the spotlight.
Redfish typically have at least one spot on the base of their tails but often there are several or many spots, they can also be spotless but most times they usually do have a spot and their spots can range in size and shape. When you think about it no matter how experienced of an angler you might be it's all going to be a decision of mother nature and who brings in the luckiest catch of the day!
Not less than 18" or more than 27" and only 1 fish per harvester per day.
Florida Red Drum Record
51 lbs., 8 ozs.