Sea Trout

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Spotted Sea Trout to be specific are not a trout at all but are in the drum family. These fish stalk the flats and inshore spots around the bay area. They love top water plugs and many artificals besides the usual live bait options.

Current status of Spotted Sea Trout:

Catch-and-release only measures for red drum have been extended through May 31, 2021, from the Pasco/Hernando county line south through Gordon Pass in Collier County, including all waters in Hillsborough County.

Similar measures are also in place for Redfish and Snook

News release