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January Fishing Forecast

Happy New Year to all!  January brings great sight fishing opportunities for redfish on our shallow flats. Slow poling or using your trolling motor with the sun to your back will get you close to single redfish or schools. Many different ways to catch redfish in the shallows, I prefer fly or artificial lures but bait works as well.
Sheepshead can also be seen hanging over oyster beds but they are tough to trick into eating when that shallow. Best bet is to fish the area bridges and docks with fiddler crabs. 
Weak fish and trout start to gather up in schools but unlike redfish prefer a little deeper water than redfish. Free lining live shrimp is the easiest and sure fire way to catch them unless you prefer lures. My top picks for lures is a topwater plug, jig head and soft plastic or a hard plastic lipped diving plug
Creek hole fishing is a safe bet on catching during low tides for species like black drum reds, trout and flounder. The trick is to cover the hole from top to bottom with live shrimp.