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Another productive day at Redfish U.-May 17, 2009

Guided Mr. Fred Nordmeyer and his son, Philip, this morning before the rain. The father and son duo wanted to learn more about the upper bay systems particularly the Blackwater and East Bay area. Although the Blackwater Bay area is still very fresh and cloudy from the rains, Fred and Philip are now armed with some very valuable knowledge for producing huge numbers of redfish in Blackwater. It seemed the fish were a bit less active this morning but we still produced some quality fish. Concentrated on small schools of mullet in 3-4 feet of water with Gulp 5″ Jerkshads in camo, some with rattles and some without. Ended up with 14 very nice Flounder, 8 respectable Redfish and 10 hefty trout. We also dropped and missed quite a few good fish. *Philip really came through at the end with 2 Redfish and 1 Flounder on his own with artificial baits. He stuck with it all morning and I hope he learned a ton about fishing.  All fish released except 6 flounder and 2...

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Last day of snapper season with friends-October 30, 2008

Decided to go get some snapper and test my 25 Contender in 4-6′ seas. The bite was excellent and the Contender performed beautifully. Fished with my brother, Wes Holstman, Brad Sauers, Joe Z and Party Boy. Caught plenty of 5-8 pound snapper and headed to the house. Some of us were feeling a bit sea sick towards the end. Fished from...

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