Redfish Fishing Videos
This redfish live bait video features one of Florida's top inshore fishing guides, Captain William Toney, sharing tactics and techniques for catching bait and rigging bait. You will learn about pinfish, shrimp and mud minnows and why each, when rigged the right way, make excellent redfish bait choices. You will learn how to trap them, use hook and line to catch them or in the case of shrimp what to look for when buying them. Captain William Toney goes into great detail on trapping pinfish. He will show you the type of trap to use, what to bait it with and where to place it to catch a load of pinfish. You will learn why the selection of the buoy you use will help prevent having your bait from being stolen. William will also show you how to set your trap with a subsurface buoy that only you can find and retrieve, the next day. You have to be smart with your bait traps. Pinfish and mud minnows are superb redfish live bait options. If you don't care about trapping them, you will see how to catch bait with hook and line. With the regulations the way they are in Florida, daily limits are small, so you don't need tons of bait and catching where you are fishing is sometimes the best way to go. Where there is a population of redfish, you will have pinfish also. They are really easy to catch, as you will see in this redfish video. All you need is a spare rod rigged for catching bait. When it comes to redfish rigs for live bait, Captain William Toney will show you how he makes the rig and hooks each of the baits. He will show you the leader material he uses, the 3/0 hooks he likes and how he ties the leader to his braid. They is definite thought that goes into the placement of the hook in each bait. Depending on whether you are free lining or casting, your hook placement will differ. With shrimp, you will learn how to hook live shrimp and not kill them. William will show you head and tail rigs. The tail hooking method is better for casting. For pinfish, you will learn the hook them in the back and in the nose. These redfish live bait rigs for pinfish are lethal and very easy to learn. William will also give you options of modifying the pinfish for either increase scent or vibration in the water. Rigging mud minnows is very similar to the pinfish rig. These minnows are undervalued, but should not be overlooked. They are a strong bait that can hold up all day. Hooking them in the back allows for great free lining of the bait into cover. There are a few observations to pay attention to when it comes to hook placement in all of these baits. You do not want to kill them or paralyze them before putting them out. William Toney exudes confidence when you is on the water and you can also, if you follow the simple redfish live bait tactics and techniques he shares in this comprehensive video. If you haven't checked out any of the other In The Spread redfish videos, please browse our library. They is a lot to learn.
Total time: 51:42Views: 313
We always strive to put the very best fishermen in front of you, so you receive the upper echelon of fishing knowledge. That is why, for you inshore fishing anglers, we work with Capt. William Toney so much. He is as knowledgeable as they come. His depth of knowledge and experience fishing Florida's Nature coast runs back 4 generations. He knows how to target redfish all year. So, when it comes to fishing a redfish popping cork rig, William is definitely a fishermen to learn from. Free lining live shrimp under a cork rig for red fish, or many inshore fishing species, is super productive. For days where the wind is up, the tides are heavy or a combination thereof, using a cork rig can mean the difference between catch and not. There are a lot of different types of corks, but for this fishing video, William will be using a popping cork rig for redfish. Learn how to rig a popping cork for redfish and how to effectively fish it. A redfish popping cork rig allows you to control your drift across or next to the area where the red drum will hold. It enables you to manage the speed, position and depth of your presentation. You will know if you are in the strike zone and be able to see the visual result of a redfish striking your bait. Get the lowdown on various hooks you can use and why a weighted jig head is best suited for the type of fishing William is doing in this fishing video. When you have wind and/or lots of water movement, your bait can start to ski behind your cork rig. You really want to keep that bait down below the cork and a jig can help you do that. Now, what baits work with a redfish popping cork rig? Shrimp, cut mullet, cut pinfish or live pinfish are great options. William will be using shrimp and he will explain why this bait is working best. He spends over 300 days a year on the water, so he has a complete understanding of what the fish are feeding on and why. Learn how to hook live shrimp and how to keep shrimp alive without a live well. You will also learn how you hook shrimp can help with casting baits. For Capt. William Toney, the all important element that must be understood is the tides. The more you know about the movement of water and how fish react accordingly, the more fish you are going to catch. William goes into great detail about how he works the tide. The redfish move into certain areas with the water. Setting up on those areas and knowing when to move is critical to your catching. Add what Capt. Toney shares in this fishing video to your fishing arsenal and be prepared for those days when fishing with a popping cork rig for redfish is the only way to get tight. Our goal is the provide you with the tools necessary to be a smarter angler. Learn from the best and get out on the water to practice the fishing tips and techniques William has for you. You will be happier for it.
Total time: 48:39Views: 806
Many of the really good red fish Florida fishing spots are well known and get hammered out every weekend. What happens is the red drum fish get used to this pressure and just do not bite. You might see redfish, but cannot get them to take your offering. What do you do? Capt. William Toney has a few nifty fishing tips where he shows you how to catch red fish with live bait in these heavily pressured areas. William spends most of every year targeting reds with artificial lures, dead and live baits. He has been fishing for redfish for decades and knows a few tricks to trigger bites on even the toughest days. This In The Spread red fish video will show you how to catch the bait the reds are more likely to eat. Capt. William Toney will then go step by step through how he preps and then hooks baits to trigger almost instant bites. You will also learn how stalk the fish using more stealth like techniques. William is sharing some super productive fishing tips for how to catch red drum that are pressured in this in-depth instructional video. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 56:09Views: 5591
Redfish, or red drum, are kings of the close in nearshore water. On light tackle red drum give a hell of a fight. Being able to stalk select red fish in skinny water and then make presentations by casting to them is a thrill. Renowned Florida fishing guide Capt. William Toney is here in this In The Spread redfish video to show you how to sight cast bigger summer red fish. You will learn casting techniques, baits, lures, ideal tackle setups, how to post the flats, boat positioning and more. The redfish fishing on the Gulf coast of Florida can be excellent. The fishery is rich with a mix of fresh and saltwater, nutrients from the rivers, bait and birds. The mangroves hold loads of fish, so the target big red drum requires a little more skill. William is going to walk you through exactly how he does it. Your presentation is critical. Capt. Toney is an excellent instructor with decades of experience targeting red drum. Whether you want to use live bait or dead or lures, there is much to learn from this instructional fishing video. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 30:18Views: 2236
When it comes to redfish and redfish fishing lures, our objective with this In The Spread fishing video is to provide you with information that will help you catch more fish with artificials. Knowing what some of the best fishermen use can help you build your own program. Capt. William Toney, of Homosassa, Florida, has been targeting red fish with lures for decades. He is also a 4 generation hunting and fishing guide from Florida, so there is loads of fishing experience that have been passed down to him. All of this knowledge has helped William fine tune his red drum fishing program, when it comes to using lures. What he does in this redfish fishing video is profile and discuss his best red fish lures, so you can make more informed tackle decisions related to using lures. Again, these are his best lures. Learn from the best and fish smarter.
Total time: 13:27Views: 529
This In The Spread redfish video goes deep into how to catch red fish with live bait. It may seem simple, but now wrong ingredient and it could the difference between catching 3 or 4 fish and 15 to 20. Having the right bait is key. Our instructor will show you what baits work, ideal sizes, how many you need and how to catch it. He will also discuss various ways to hook to bait to achieve the most natural presentation. You will learn about tackle, line, leaders, hooks and sizes, knots. This is a very detailed explanation and demonstration on how to catch redfish with live bait. We only work with the very best fishermen, so you get the very best intel. This way you go with knowledge and will be well set up to catch all the fish the law allows. Learn from great anglers and fish smarter.
Total time: 1:11:55Views: 3357