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Lots of fish on Dad’s birthday at Redfish U.-November 23, 2009

My dad and brother joined me today for my dad’s birthday trip. We got out around 10:30am for the last few hours of falling water before the low tide. I forgot what awesome anglers these guys are and I found myself trying to keep up! With a great tide and overcast conditions, we figured the fish would really be aggressive and they sure were. We targeted some sandy bottom shallow flats and found some very nice upper slot fish. Picked up solid redfish and some nice trout in three productive areas and closed it down after about two hours. The water was a little off color so I threw a Marsh Works Buzz Pop with a Gulp! Shrimp which produced some great redfish. My brother and dad stuck with the Gulp! 5″ Jerkys in camo rigged with an 1/8oz. Marsh Works Bull Red jighead and stuck the crap out of them. All fish released except for three that were taken for the grill. The cold weather this week should really improve the redfish’s attitude later this week. Please click an image to...

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West Bay again at Redfish University-November 20, 2009

Guided Mr. David Williams this morning in West Bay, Panama City. Basically, the same results as yesterday. Plenty of uncooperative fish but it wouldn’t be as fun and gratifying if every fish jumped on the bait, now would it? Concentrated on some of the same areas as yesterday and then a few different ones. Zero tailing fish today which indicates they just weren’t terribly hungry but we did fool a handful of quality redfish which fell to long and very accurate casts. Ended up with 4 fish in the 25-27.5″ range and then a few 22″ fish that seems a little more aggressive. The wind helped us today with long casts and some added distraction from the boat. Slick, windless conditions can be a nightmare in Panama City’s clear waters. Gulp! 5″ Jerkys did the trick and we used a little more weight on the Owner Twist-Locks because of the wind. Back in West Bay on Tuesday, hope the fish start to bite a little...

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The New Yamaha VMax SHO Four-Stroke-November 20, 2009

Redfish University is extremely excited about today’s announcement from Yamaha Motor Corp. The New Yamaha Vmax SHO Four-Stroke has truely changed the game! Redfish University is also pleased to announce that the new Yamaha VMax SHO will be mounted on Redfish U’s Hewes 21 Redfisher in early January 2010. Just another way Redfish University offer it’s clients the BEST OF THE BEST in saltwater fishing!! Go to and checkout this awesome new outboard from Yamaha! Introducing the Yamaha four stroke V MAX SHO —the world’s first 4.2 liter Super High Output four stroke for bass boats. Consider the game changed. The Yamaha four stroke V MAX SHO is besting two strokes on hole shot, displacement, acceleration, top end, weight and fuel efficiency. And it’s coming to an event near you. Demos will start February 2010. Details coming...

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