In the River For a SLAM

April 05, 2016 by Guy Spear

Trip Info

The Catch
Jack Crevalle
Black Drum
Redfish
Ladyfish
Sheepshead
Shark (Bonnethead)
Summary

Caught a SLAM in the ICW today with Andrea and family. We had Black Drum, Redfish and Sheepshead for the slam and released Jacks, Ladyfish and Bonnethead Sharks as well. We got on a very good bite (over 20) of Redfish in one spot with most being short (under 18”) but there were some big ones in there as well, straightened the hooks two 1/4 oz jigs on big (over 25”) reds at the side of the boat. The sheepies were also caught on jigs and live shrimp (every thing eats a jig and live shrimp). We were supposed to go offshore but the wind and seas were a bit too much so they elected to fish the ICW. Good choice, had a Safe day and caught a lot of fish.

Book your trip with MisStress Sportfishing Charters

MisStress Sportfishing Charters

The MisStress is a 27’ Customized Aquasport w/half tower, Cabin w/ head, Single Honda 250hp 4 stroke (New in June of ‘16) and two GPS/Depth machines as well as ship to shore (VHF) radio. We fish from the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW / aka river)…

Other Reports by This Captain

ICW (River) With the Rivas Family

March 07, 2017
It was one of those good days that you really don't know how many fish were caught. We went through 14 Doz live shrimp and 2 doz mud minnow…

ICW Reds

March 01, 2017
Fished with Duane and Terry on a 3/4 day (6hr) ICW charter. We fished late afternoon so we could catch the best (falling) tide. The fish wer…