I have never fished saltwater

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I have never fished saltwater

Post by RIKSTER » Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:48 pm

I have been freshwater kayak fishing for awhile but never saltwater. I will be RV camping along the Forgotten Coast in December for over a month and plan to fish many times. I will be at Edisto in South Carolina next week for a short time and hope to wet a line. I'm assuming I will be doing inshore and some brackish river fishing. My questions are: will my bass fishing rigs work in these situations? If not, what rod and reel set up would I need?

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Post by jsuber » Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:55 pm

Ill join you for at least one day. Fishing the salt is a lot like bass fishing except we have bigger sharks, and the same alligators.

Check out the link at the top of the forum or click here http://www.fcka.net/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=1620
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by fishinbug » Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:17 am

Your bass rigs will work fine. Be sure to rinse well after each saltwater adventure.

Be sure to take @jsuber 's offer of joining you.
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by RIKSTER » Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:10 pm

wow, j suber! do you mean joining me at Edisto or the forgotten coast?

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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by fishinbug » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:10 am

RIKSTER wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:10 pm
wow, j suber! do you mean joining me at Edisto or the forgotten coast?
I'm thinking Forgotten Coast, but Dad always told me about thinking.
"Don't think. You weaken the team."
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by RIKSTER » Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:25 pm

Great! Thanks! I guess we'll find a way to communicate off-forum once closer to my arrival...11-27-20

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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by jsuber » Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:13 pm

ON THE FORGOTTEN COAST!

Contact me by redfishunion@gmail.com
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by popeye » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:33 am

let me know date as I might be able to join

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Post by jsuber » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:10 am

Damn.....Popeye on the board. Sorry I missed your post. I'll let you know the next time.
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by RIKSTER » Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:37 pm

Many thanks to jsuber for meeting me and showing me the ropes!! I had never caught a redfish before and I ended up catching four!!!! He taught me technique and method. And he turned me on to the Canoeman Loop Knot! Elegant, simple and it will forevermore be in my knot arsenal. Again, thanks!

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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by RIKSTER » Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:38 pm

Many thanks to jsuber for meeting me and showing me the ropes!! I had never caught a redfish before and I ended up catching four!!!! He taught me technique and method. And he turned me on to the Canoeman Loop Knot! Elegant, simple and it will forevermore be in my knot arsenal. Again, thanks!

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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by fishinbug » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:38 am

I'm happy to hear of your success. Nice work, Jeff.
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Post by jsuber » Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:35 am

And when we got done he pulled all my teeth. Good time. Always enjoy putting anglers on their first species whether it be redfish, tarpon or trout. Fishing is good now so get wet.
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by fishinbug » Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:18 am

So he only had to pull those two you had in front? :20
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Re: I have never fished saltwater

Post by jsuber » Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:18 am

All of them, the one on top and the one on the bottom. If you are not feeling challenged when you go fishing...then take someone and pass along what you know. It’s feels pretty good.
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