South Texas man catches monster redfish

Fishing guide Cliff Webb was doing what he does best, wade fishing in Baffin Bay to put anglers on catch-of-a-lifetime trophy trout.

But he was in for a surprise — a surprise of his lifetime.

After 45 minutes or maybe an hour — while his clients kept catching trout including 10 topping 26 inches — Webb glimpsed the dorsal fin and tail.

“I couldn’t believe it — it was a redfish as big as me,” he said.

Once near him in waist-deep water, it astounded Webb again.

“It threw up a big wake like a charging hippo. It was amazing,” he said.

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