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Tagging Red Drum

Immediately upon retaining a fish:

  1. Remove tag from license and use entire tag.
  2. Fill in all information spaces on front of tag.
  3. Cut out day and month.
  4. Attach tag with a string or wire to the narrowest part of the tail, just ahead of the tail fin.

red drum tagging