Saltwater Fishing Reports

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS:

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on top-waters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.

SOUTH SABINE: Sheepshead, speckled trout, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the reefs on live shrimp and Down South Lures.

BOLIVAR: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on soft plastics and plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are fair for drifters working pods of shad and mullet on scented plastics and live shrimp under popping corks. Trout are fair for waders on the east shoreline on top-waters in the afternoon.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on top-waters and scented plastics. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Black drum are fair to good in the Ship Channel on crabs.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Redfish are good in the back lakes on shrimp and scented plastics.
TEXAS CITY: Redfish are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp. Trout are fair on shrimp and croakers on the reefs. Black drum are good in the channel on cracked crabs.
FREEPORT: Trout are fair at San Luis Pass on live bait. Sand trout, trout, redfish and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay and at the jetties.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good on the reefs on live shrimp and scented plastics. Trout are fair for drifters in the back lakes on live shrimp. Redfish are good while drifting around the tripod and along the ICW.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good in Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Black drum and redfish are fair to good at the jetty on crabs. Redfish and black drum are good while wading with live shrimp on the south shoreline. Trout are fair to good in the afternoon while wading with top-waters.
PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the reefs in San Antonio Bay on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp and scented plastics. Trout and redfish are good at the jetty on croakers and mullet.
ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in Morris-Cummings Cut on free-lined shrimp. Black drum are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Redfish are fair to good on the Estes Flats on mullet and crabs. Trout are good for waders on the St. Joe shoreline on top-waters.
PORT ARANSAS: Redfish are fair to good at East Flats on gold spoons and small top-waters. Black drum are good in the Shrimpboat Channel on crabs and finger mullet. Redfish, trout and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp.
CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on scented plastics and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs.
BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good while wading grass and rocks on top-waters, Bass Assassins, Gamblers and Down South Lures. Black drum are good in the Land Cut on crabs.
PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are fair to good on top-waters around sand and grass on She Pups and Super Spook Jrs. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on scented plastics under popping corks.
SOUTH PADRE: Trout are good around the spoil islands and channel drops on DOA Shrimp, scented plastics and live shrimp. Black drum, redfish and jack crevalle are good at the jetty on mullet and shrimp.
PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and scented plastics under a popping cork. Redfish are fair in South Bay on DOA Shrimp, scented plastics and live shrimp.—TPWD

Updated 4/7/17