What is best bait for targeting red drum from surf in Southern OBX of NC?

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asked Apr 12, 2017 in Saltwater Fishing by dwnc (1,254 points)

3 Answers

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answered Apr 20, 2017 by Sharkslaya (105 points)
I would use a mirror-lure. Like a twitch bait. also the super spoon jr is a great one. I catch lots of reds on it.
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answered Apr 20, 2017 by cquade7 (3,269 points)

 I would try, shrimp, pinfish, small crabs, finger mullet, and cut baits are excellent for catching Redfish. They can be fished under a float or free-lined into currents past structures or grass flats where the fish are. I have had good luck with this lure as well SUPER SPOOK JR.

commented Apr 20, 2017 by dwnc (1,254 points)
I've used most of the others but haven't tried the Super Spook Jr.  Will have to check that out. Thx
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answered Jan 28, 2018 by richardehyman (2,630 points)
We use mullet and shrimp (at night). Better fishing at night. No lures for us.
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