After a months break from the water over Xmas I shot over to Louisiana's Biloxi Marsh to see who was home. Water was clear but very low and despite one good fish early on in the morning, they were absent from their regular haunts due to the lack of water. I eventually located a few fish and hooked into one at noon. It would be the first of many with an amazing few hours of clear water sight fishing for Louisiana Redfish on fly.

Well over twenty fish were caught during the 2 hour session, all on a Gold Bomber FatBoy tied by Saltwater Fly Workshop Australia. After finally losing the fly due to cockiness I decided it was time to leave them biting for another day and make the run home before winter started biting again.

Check out the Saltwater Fly Workshop range and their killer FatBoy flies here:

Australia: http://www.saltwaterflyworkshop.com.au/
USA: http://www.piscatus.net/store

Date: February 9th, 2015 (AM)
Location: Biloxi Marsh Louisiana
Fish: Sciaenops ocellatus (Red Drum / Redfish) & Pogonias cromis (Black Drum)
Flies: Saltwater Fly Workshop's FatBoy - Gold Bomber
Boat: PangaMarine 20' SuperSkiff
Rod: Loomis NRX 10wt
Reel: Loop Opti SpeedRunner
Laddder: Werner Platform with tool bucket for stripping basket
Video: GoPro 3+ Black 1080p 30fps
Videographer: Mr Longarm Painters Pole with Click Snap Adapter
Video Editing: Adobe Premiere
Poling: Minn Kota Riptide 80 iPilot

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  • Marsh Life Media

    Great channel! Happy to be able to come to one place to find videos I'm interested in. Thought I'd share my first upload: "The Louisiana Marsh: Scenes of a Fly Angler" vimeo.com/231154790

    by Marsh Life Media

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