Black "Puppy" Drum Wintertime Fishing
Site Casting Black Drum
Gain valuable insight on targeting mid-winter “puppy” black drum from Capt. William Toney and Capt. Chad Bryson with this In The Spread fishing video. William is a light tackle inshore fishing expert and Chad is a super accomplished fly and light tackle wizard. As usual, they open up the play book, so you will have all the information you need to limit out on super edible sized black drum.
Black drum are often overlooked when it comes to table fare and certainly underappreciated for their light tackle sporting quality. When venturing out for some wintertime inshore and backcountry fishing action, knowing how to target species selectively can help put more fish in the boat. Learn more with this video.
Fish with Capt. William Toney
Fish with Capt. Chad Bryson
This In The Spread Black Drum Fishing video features site casting to black drum on the flats, which is not one of the easier fishing endeavors. First, spotting them takes a keen eye. The fish has eyes positioned in such a way that they spend a lot of time looking down nosing around on the bottom in search of food. Getting them to eat your bait can be a challenge, so you really have to be able to put the bait directly in their meandering path.
Watch super experienced old school Florida Keys fishing guide Ruben Lee share how he successfully targets black drum on the flats. They discuss and demonstrate how to locate black drum in skinny water, how to determine whether they are feeding, what bait works, positioning your bait in their path, the requisite tackle, tides and conditions, plus so much more.