Saltwater Fishing Reports

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS:

NORTH SABINE

Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish and flounder are good in the marsh on shrimp. Flounder are good on shrimp, shad and Gulps at the mouths of bayous.

SOUTH SABINE
Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Redfish are good at the jetty on live bait and cracked crabs. Flounder are good on Gulps around marsh drains.
BOLIVAR
Trout, black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are fair to good while drifting shell on plastics. Bull redfish are good on the beachfront.
TRINITY BAY
Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on soft plastics and Gulps. Redfish are fair to good on the east shoreline on topwaters. Redfish are good in the marsh on shrimp.
EAST GALVESTON BAY
Trout and large Gulf trout are good for drifters working deep shell on plastics and fresh shrimp. Redfish and flounder are fair to good in the marsh around drains on shrimp.
WEST GALVESTON BAY
Bull redfish and flounder are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp and shad. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Offshore is good for tuna.
TEXAS CITY
Gulf trout are good in the channel on fresh shrimp. Redfish are good in Moses Lake on shrimp and on the reefs.
FREEPORT
Trout and redfish are fair to good on the reefs in Christmas Bay and Bastrop Bay. Bull redfish are good around Surfside and at the Quintana jetty on crabs, shrimp and mullet. Offshore is good for catch–and–release bull redfish.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY
Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Trout and flounder are fair to good on muddy shorelines on soft plastics. Redfish are fair to good on topwaters on the south shoreline.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY
Trout are fair on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on live shrimp at Shell Island, Oyster Lake, Crab Lake and Mad Island.
PORT O’CONNOR
Bull redfish are good at the jetty on crabs, mullet and shad. Trout are good on the reefs in San Antonio Bay on live shrimp.
ROCKPORT
Trout are fair in the channel on free–lined shrimp. Redfish are good in Redfish Bay on mullet and crabs. Bull redfish are good in the Lydia Ann Channel and around Mud Island on shrimp and crabs.
PORT ARANSAS
Redfish are fair at Shamrock Cove and Pelican Island on topwaters and Gulps. Bull redfish are good at the jetty and on the beachfront on natural baits.
CORPUS CHRISTI
Bull redfish are good in the surf on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on Super Spook Jrs and Gulps. Redfish are good along the Packery Channel on finger mullet.
BAFFIN BAY
Trout are good on topwaters and plum plastics around rocks and grass. Trout are good while drifting deep rocks on plum plastics. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on glow plastics.
PORT MANSFIELD
Redfish are good while drifting pot holes on topwaters and soft plastics under a popping cork. Trout and redfish are fair to good on the spoils on small topwaters and gold spoons.
SOUTH PADRE
Redfish are good in Airport Cove and on the Gas Well Flats on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Trout and bull redfish are good at the jetty on shrimp and finger mullet.
PORT ISABEL
Trout and redfish are good over potholes and grass flats on scented baits and topwaters. Redfish and flounder are fair to good in Cullen Bay on Gulps and small Super Spooks.

Updated 11/10/16

—TPWD