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#12254273 - 05/19/17 11:23 PM south padre island?
Leal Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 96
Hi,
Im taking a trip to south padre island in august and will be taking my kayak. This will be a first for me and my family. Is August a good time to catch reds and trout. I will be using a popping cork. And also, what area should i try around there.

Thanks smile

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#12254280 - 05/19/17 11:27 PM Re: south padre island? [Re: Leal]
Leal Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
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I would like to add that i will be using a gander mountain 3000 vortex spining reel with 30lb braid and a 20lb leader.
Thanks

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#12254449 - 05/20/17 08:07 AM Re: south padre island? [Re: Leal]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
If you think you need a cork the mauler type is more effective than a popping cork.

Floating grass will wad up on a popping cork in seconds.
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Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

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#12255491 - 05/21/17 08:39 AM Re: south padre island? [Re: Leal]
Leal Offline
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Will there be alot of grass in that area

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#12256361 - 05/21/17 09:20 PM Re: south padre island? [Re: Leal]
Woolly Offline
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Registered: 02/01/17
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You might also consider a Red Fish Magic spinner bait, and some Berkeley Jerk Shad rigged on a Owners twist lock hook. Both can be worked shallow, out of the weeds in the flats to tailing reds.

Look for sand saucers in the weeds and weed/sand lines.

Have fun! Let us know how it goes.


Edited by Woolly (05/21/17 09:21 PM)

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