Saltwater Fishing Reports

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS:

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Trout are good in the river on live shad and scented plastics.

 

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and top-waters when the water clears. Redfish are good in the marsh and under birds.

 

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the south shoreline on top-waters and soft plastics. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are good at Rollover Pass in the evening on the outgoing tide.

 

TRINITY BAY: Trout are good for while working deep shell around the wells on MirrOlures, Lil’ Johns and Bass Assassins. Redfish are good on live bait around the reefs and in the marsh.

 

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on live bait and glow plastics. Trout are good on the south shoreline on She Dogs and Corkies.

 

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good on MirrOlures and live shrimp at San Luis Pass. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish in state waters.

 

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on April Fool’s Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Trout are good in the ship channel on live bait and plastics.

 

FREEPORT: Trout are good in the surf and at the jetty on live shrimp and croakers. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay.

 

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell when the winds allows. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet. Sand trout are good over deep reefs on shrimp.

 

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and top-waters. Redfish are good on scented plastics and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and Crab Lake.

 

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair to good on top-waters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp.

 

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair to good over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are good on mullet on the Estes Flats and around Mud Island.

 

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Redfish are fair around Pelican Island on shrimp. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish in state waters.

 

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on scented plastics and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp and crabs.

 

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on top-waters and soft plastics around rocks and grass. Redfish are good in knee-deep water and on the flats on shrimp, scented plastics and gold spoons.

 

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on top-waters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting potholes on small top-waters and live shrimp. Offshore is good for red snapper and kingfish in state waters.

 

SOUTH PADRE: Redfish and trout are good along the sand and grass flats in South Bay. Tarpon are fair around the passes and jetties on mullet and pogies. Snook are fair on shrimp in the channel and while wading with top-waters over mud.

 

PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and in Airport Cove. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista on top-waters, DOA and live shrimp.

 

—TPWD

Updated 6/21/17