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Gulf Coast Black Drum
Old concrete pilings placed to prevent erosion where a deep canal rounded a point and flowed into a brackish lake created convenient stair-step structures where a boatless angler could sit and fish. Breaking a crab in half, I tossed one portion into the deepest part of the canal, placed the rod behind the wall of pilings and waited on this steamy summer night.

Before long, the Penn 209 reel began clicking. Moments later, it started singing as 50-lb.-test braided line sizzled from it. Setting the hook, I battled a monster fish, finally landing a black drum topping 40 pounds after a spirited fight. Minutes after subduing that beast, another drum about the same size took the other half of the crab. When large, ravenous fish move through an area, action can come fast.

Often ignored or even held in contempt by many Alabama anglers, these heavyweight sluggers can...

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