South Carolina Flood-Tide Redfish – Part II

We’re in the middle of another set of summer flood tides in the Lowcountry. When the water gets hot in the summer, the flooded grass is where its at.  The fish have been tailing hard and eating every crab and grass shrimp in site. My client tonight finally talked me into keeping a slot fish for dinner. When we opened this fish up, I thought it had a monster tumor or something. Nope – that was his stomach stretched to the max with fiddlers and blue crabs. The picture below is just some of the stomach contents from one 23″ redfish. I would definitely keep tying those crab patterns folks.


Jay Nelson