why did i throw back these keeper redfish

VIDEO: Why did I release a limit of keeper redfish?

Such a thing is heresy in the eyes of inshore anglers, but I have a damn good reason.

Levels of Inshore Skill

There are different levels of inshore angling, just like there are different colored belts in karate.

I think this is obvious to you: Some anglers are more skilled than others.

Which is great, because this tells us that there is room for improvement!

I know that I’ve improved a lot, having the confidence to go anywhere and find speckled trout and redfish. 

And my journey in inshore fishing has changed from “gotta catch a limit” to “can I catch them despite the odds?”

I’ve learned that, for me, improving as an inshore angler is more rewarding than keeping and eating fish.

Of course, I’m not much of a foodie. I’m pretty stoic when it comes to food, meaning I eat to stop being hungry :/

Anyways, learning where fish are and catching them, in places I’ve never caught them before, gets my blood flowing more than anything else!

That’s why I threw these redfish back.

 

It’s a journey…

Like I mentioned, improving as an inshore angler, obtaining knowledge, sharpening my skills and discovering new spots is what I do.

And I found the best way to share this journey is with LAFB Elite.

LAFB Elite is an exclusive membership giving anglers access to my fishing trips, where they can interact and see the finer details of how I plan and execute my trips.

Are you ready to join?

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Or comment below if you have any questions. :)

About the Author Devin Denman

Devin is the founder of Louisiana Fishing Blog and enjoys exploring new fishing spots on Louisiana's coast. He loves alligators but is terrified of cockroaches.

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