Louisiana Redfish on Fly


“Captain Brian Esposito, my regular Florida Keys guide, had been insisting for a number of years that I should fish with him in Louisiana. A native Floridian, every year he heads to the Mississippi delta to guide for giant redfish and black drum, right at the end of the road in Venice, Louisiana. Further piquing my curiosity were reports from other friends and a number of videos of big bull reds eating poppers off the surface. So I finally relented, swapped my May tarpon slot for a November redfish slot, and headed over to New Orleans. I managed to convince my good fishing friend Kelvin Ng to join me.”

Read the full story from David Reverdito in FlyLife Issue 88