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ok,,,for the reds, what kind of structure do you look for,,,the same as stripers,,,cuts or big holes,,,personally, for stripers, seem like holes are the least productive and cuts are definitley the way to go,,,wondering if that is true for reds,,,or, would it be better to cast over the bar,,,I know AI has some wide trough areas but there are areas that I think I can heave it over the bar on the souther part of the island or at least wade out to bar and toss it,,,am willing to do that as well and will be getting a couple more daiwa 30 for that reason,,,my 525 just doesnt have the line capacity for that,,,thanks in advance.

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Scott I fish for reds the same way in the fall as I do for rock but use just a little small cut of bait. Drum's don't have as big of mouth as rock do to just suck stuff up.

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their mouths are smaller but not that much smaller, you can still just about fit your fist in a big reds mouth. But more importantly than size of bait is that you need to have fresh bait, the fresher the better. Sometimes I don't even buy my bait, I catch it.

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follow-up :?:

do any of those fall Red's make it to the back bay behind AI in the shallows :?:

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follow-up :?:

do any of those fall Red's make it to the back bay behind AI in the shallows :?:

ooh ooh wade fly time if they do!

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do any of those fall Red's make it to the back bay behind AI in the shallows :?:

ooh ooh wade fly time if they do!

Roger, thats what Im thinkin' 8) shallow water flatts fishing for Red's just like down south, don't sea why-not :?:

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ok when where how. tell me im there.

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If that happens i'm gonna have to be in the market for yet another rod. My 4 wt. may be just SLIGHTLY undersized for this... :lol:

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ok when where how. tell me im there.

tell 'ya what we'll do, when Barb & I go on our vacation to OC in early August, we'll try-it out. I put you up on the bow of my boat wth your fly rod and we'll hit the shallows, humocks(sp) and islands down behind AI and see whats there :!:

Coop, sorry for jackin' your thread :wink: but your invited too :mrgreen:

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might hafta try that, will they still be there then?

i may try and get down there some morning or late even before then and wade a bit

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might hafta try that, will they still be there then?

i may try and get down there some morning or late even before then and wade a bit

don't know, but I will bring my boat down before vacation and we can try

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Man....randy. you got me thinkin about fall redfish!! I've never caught one in Sinepuxent, but I might just give it a try this year!!

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Man....randy. you got me thinkin about fall redfish!! I've never caught one in Sinepuxent, but I might just give it a try this year!!

:lol: yeah, just might have toget me a push-pole & a polling platform, as them Red's can be a tad skiddish in skinny-water :mrgreen:

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You'll haft'a get Fishoholic to bring his Johnny boat.

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yup that would work too :!: launch "jonnie" at the ramp next to the Verrazano(sp?) bridge going into AI 8) I have heard of C-trout and Flatties caught down around that bridge in the shallows off the edges of the main channel

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at the ramp next to the Verrazano(sp?) bridge going into AI l

:lol: Where I come from, the Verrazano bridge is between Brooklyn and Staten Island....pretty far from AI

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at the ramp next to the Verrazano(sp?) bridge going into AI l

:lol: Where I come from, the Verrazano bridge is between Brooklyn and Staten Island....pretty far from AI

:lol: yeah, not that one :oops: ummm....musta' been his brother who landed farther south :shock:

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Verrazano, Tappen-Zee, all the same to us round here somewheres up with them Yankees. :lol:

Yeah, just WHAT IS that humped-backed bridge to AI called?

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ummmm road to paradise...stairway to heaven....path to retirement...make your choice... Don't know if it has a real name. Perhaps of the "locals" know?

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Verrazano Bridge is the correct name

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Wow - so there's two of them - both in the same general area of the country - that's ironic (and confusing) - I knew Verrazzano stopped in NC and sailed up past Sandy Hook into the hudson.... perhaps he made a stop on AI for some stripers on the way :mrgreen: Wonder where he got fresh bunker in the 16th century...without Harbor Tackle? :roll:

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Wow - so there's two of them - both in the same general area of the country - that's ironic (and confusing) - I knew Verrazzano stopped in NC and sailed up past Sandy Hook into the hudson.... perhaps he made a stop on AI for some stripers on the way :mrgreen: Wonder where he got fresh bunker in the 16th century...without Harbor Tackle? :roll:

:lol: now 'dats some funny chit Steve :lol: & I needed a good lauff today :( thanks Bro' :up:

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When the reds aren't in the shallow water, where's the best place to find them in the fall? bait?

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When the reds aren't in the shallow water, where's the best place to find them in the fall? bait?

well, we're not even sure they are in the shallows of the back bay this far north :?: they are in the surf at OC & AI :!:

we are "spit-balling" on weither they are in the shallows and if-so, we're gonna' go after them but right now the shallows thing is just an experment att :mrgreen:

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When the reds aren't in the shallow water, where's the best place to find them in the fall? bait?

well, we're not even sure they are in the shallows of the back bay this far north :?: they are in the surf at OC & AI :!:

we are "spit-balling" on weither they are in the shallows and if-so, we're gonna' go after them but right now the shallows thing is just an experment att :mrgreen:

and catching is never garunteed when fishing! beside there may be some striped ones and flatties hagin there too, or trout, heck who knows whats out there

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