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1213534 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-02-02 03:32:34.0 UTC 2012-02-01T22:32:34.000-05:00 captains-corner-negative-low-tides-reveal-snook-red-drum-speckled-trout Published 2012-02-02 03:32:36.0 UTC 2012-02-01T22:32:36.000-05:00 sports/outdoors DTI 87793367 What's hot: When fishing inshore, negative low tides are a fisherman's best friend. Pools and deep pockets are exposed, revealing secret hideouts of inshore species such as snook, red drum (redfish) and speckled trout. Technique: Barry Steele of Sydney, Australia, experienced this winter technique during last month's new moon. We double anchored next to an exposed sand bar that fell off into a 4-foot hole. The two anchors positioned the boat precisely so we could work the deep pool. We free-lined a live select shrimp. Shrimp is a great bait at this time of year because most bait fish have vamoosed. "Cast this shrimp out as far as you can and slowly walk it back to you," I instructed Steele. "When you feel the bump, get your line tight and set the hook." Steele took instructions quite well because it wasn't long before he had his first 17-inch trout; then another and another and another. Rick Frazier runs Lucky Dawg Charters out of St. Petersburg and can be reached at (727) 510-4376. By Rick Frazier, Times Correspondent Outdoors,Sports Captain's Corner: Negative low tides reveal snook, red drum, speckled trout Rick Frazier 4STC Main Captain's Corner External input 2 sp_capcorn020212 2012-02-02 05:00:00.0 UTC 2012-02-02T00:00:00.000-05:00 false templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2012/02/01/87793367-captains-corner-negative-low-tides-reveal-snook-red-drum-speckled-trout StaffArticle 2012-11-18 01:37:10.0 UTC 2012-11-17T20:37:10.000-05:00 sports,outdoorsOutdoor SportsWhat's hot: When fishing inshore, negative low tides are a fisherman's best friend. Pools and deep pockets are exposed, revealing secret hideouts of inshore species such as snook, red drum (redfish) and speckled trout.Outdoors,SportsOutdoors,Sports<span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">RICK FRAZIER</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Correspondent 2286803 2016-07-25 23:07:42.0 UTC 1 Month Ago captains-corner-speckled-trout-a-good-summer-target sports/outdoors Captain's Corner: Speckled trout a good summer target StaffArticle 2291011 2016-08-26 00:17:45.0 UTC 4 Days Ago captains-corner-speckled-trout-action-takes-off sports/outdoors Captain's Corner: Speckled trout action takes off StaffArticle 2288470 2016-08-06 22:51:41.0 UTC 3 Weeks Ago captains-corner-cooling-water-temperature-helps-with-reds-trout sports/outdoors Captain's Corner: Cooling water temperature helps with reds, trout StaffArticle <p><b>What's hot:</b> When fishing inshore, negative low tides are a fisherman's best friend. Pools and deep pockets are exposed, revealing secret hideouts of inshore species such as snook, red drum (redfish) and speckled trout. </p> <p><b>Technique:</b> Barry Steele of Sydney, Australia, experienced this winter technique during last month's new moon. We double anchored next to an exposed sand bar that fell off into a 4-foot hole. The two anchors positioned the boat precisely so we could work the deep pool. We free-lined a live select shrimp. Shrimp is a great bait at this time of year because most bait fish have vamoosed. &quot;Cast this shrimp out as far as you can and slowly walk it back to you,&quot; I instructed Steele. &quot;When you feel the bump, get your line tight and set the hook.&quot; Steele took instructions quite well because it wasn't long before he had his first 17-inch trout; then another and another and another.</p> <p><i>Rick Frazier runs Lucky Dawg Charters out of St. Petersburg and can be reached at (727) 510-4376.</i></p>falseruntime2016-08-30 05:23:49