They say April showers bring May flowers. What about April showers making fish bite!
Recent bite across the St Marks area regarding redfish and trout has been less than stellar. Last few trips have revealed squat. Rocks are holding some nice red’s and trout but they are focused on mullet. Even my most cherished mullet knock-off doesn’t warrant a sniff.
Going to try my luck in the Hatch this weekend. Stienhatchee that is. Redfish, trout, even snook cruise the grassy waters 60 miles East.
Rain gear is a must if you’re a die hard. For me I have no loyalty. If it keeps me dry and comfortable I’m in. Gortex is key. Followed by a lightweight Frog tog jacket.
Back in the trophy bass chasing days, a full face motorcycle helmet was a must. Running across area lakes and rivers @ 70mph was both fun and dangerous. Wearing a helmet enabled me to focus on the road vs bugs or rain drops in the eye. Of course I wouldn’t suggest anyone do this without proper training, time on the water and a…