Caught on Film: Plastics for Flats Fishing Magic

Fishing right into the night at Pine Island. Photo: Aaron Schmidt
Fishing right into the night at Pine Island. Photo: Aaron Schmidt

Caught on Film: Plastics for Flats Fishing Magic
By Paul Lebowitz

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Flats fishing magic? Sure, it’s hyperbole, but it fits the location this video tip was filmed. Dominic Greco of Kayak Charters home ports in Matlacha and Pine Island, magical and fish-famous Old Florida locales.

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Greco’s multi-species plastics flats fishing technique is a simple one based on the 3-inch Strike King Redfish Magic shad tails threaded onto Mission Fishin Lure Co. short-shank mud-grass jigheads.