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Thanksgiving Weekend Redfish a Worthy Feast!

November 26, 2012

http://www.floridasportsman.com/2012/11/26/thanksgiving-weekend-redfish-a-worthy-feast/

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Twas the day after Thanksgiving, so we gave the turkeys a break and invited these twin 24-inch redfish in to a four-star dinner at the Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant on Pine Island.

From boat to table in two hours, the reds somehow equaled the previous day’s holiday feast in the opinions of Ralph Hudson and me and wives Kay and Sheila.

Capt. Erik Flett had orchestrated the capture of the redfish along a mangrove shoreline a mile south of the Tarpon Lodge.