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Red Drum

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Red Drum

Sciaenops ocellatus

  • Closed Season*: None
  • *Species catch and release ONLY through Aug. 2020
  • Size Limit: Slot 18" – 27" total length
  • Bag Limit: 1 fish per person per day

Red drum, also called redfish, channel bass or reds, are one of Florida's most popular sport fish. Red drum are named after the "drumming" sound it makes when taken out of the water.