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Almost as popular as it’s relative the Redfish, these aggressive strikers are often found in the same areas. Feeding primarily on shrimp and small fish they are often eager to pounce on anything that crosses their path.

*State Record Approx. 17 lbs.

TIPS on Catching Sea Trout

Best Tide: Middle of the out going and in coming tide with water Temps. 60-75 degrees

Best Time: Winter, Spring and summertime dock lights at night

Best Fly Rod: 6wt, 7wt and  8wt.  at 9’ long

Best Fly: Rich’s HD Clouser Fly, Mutant Gurgler, white & pink Schminnow fly style for docklights

Best Fly Line: Clear Intermediate 15’ Sink tip line & Floating for Docklights

Best Leader:7-8 ft. long with 20 lb. Flourocarbon tippet

Where: Moving water, eddy’s, points and deeper holes around at drop offs from shallow water creeks near Oyster bars.

Method: Long 18″-24 ” fast stripping action, fast strip fast strip, pause & fast strip

Gator Sea Trout