Drumming

Most inshore saltwater anglers know a few drum species, for instance, the red drum aka redfish. The red drum is one of the most sought after game fish among inshore species. Most anglers also know the Black Drum, or what I like to call big ugly. The species gets the name from the drumming sound they produce by using special muscles to rub against their air bladder. The sound is mostly used as a spawning mechanism or in some instances to communicate between fish. But the drum species list is vast, and contains some surprising members. Let’s take a look. Continue reading “Drumming”

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