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Winner - Ladies Angler 2012 Food & Beverage Tournament, Hilton Head, SC

monthlyBy Mark Kreuzwieser

He’s been “gone fishin’” since the age of 3. One of his first memories of fishing with mom and dad on the waters around Hilton Head Island was hooking a sea trout, letting go of his rod and reel in youthful terror, and then spotting the cork and retrieving the lost fishing gear with fish attached — an hour later.

And now this lifetime of experience (not to mention impressive maritime pedigree) has landed Drew Davis the big one: his own charter business. And if that name sounds familiar, it’s because this start-up entrepreneur got his incubation on his mom and dad’s fishing boats.

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Fishing my family's 16th annual "Fish with Friends" Event for special needs children and adults on Hilton Head.

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It could be called the year of the big bull reds. Catch reports now coming in suggest it. The action borders on being exceptional and is drawing a lot of attention.

For the past several weeks, and particularly during the past two, there has been action along the beach fronts and in the sounds that has produced untold numbers of adult red drum, many of which would measure in the 40-inch-plus range.

Read more of the FISHING FORECAST: Hunting for Reds in October

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