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Red Drum

Sciaenops ocellatus


Beautiful fish with red scales and a spot on the tail. These fish are also called Spottails.


Marshy coastal areas on the east coast


I was very excited when I caught this beautiful fish. It put up quite a fight too! My dad was pretty impressed by this catch because it was the biggest fish I've ever caught.

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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