The huge news on the fishing scene is the big drum have arrived. Most likely, they have been around for a while. However, the weather had not allowed anglers to hit some of the hot spots for the “big uglies.”

It is unusual for the action on the big fish to be delayed as long as it has this year, and the colder winter could have contributed to the late arrival.

Capt. Joe Kent is a columnist for The Daily News. Report your catch to reel.report@galvnews.com or call 409-683-5273.

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