Saltwater Fishing Reports

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS:

NORTH SABINE: Redfish are good under rafts of shad on scented plastics. Redfish are fair to good at the mouths of bayous draining from the marsh.

SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair at the jetty on live bait and top-waters. Flounder are fair on live bait at the mouths of bayous.

BOLIVAR: Trout are fair on the south shoreline on top-waters and soft plastics. Trout, sand trout and croaker are fair to good at Rollover Pass on live bait.

TRINITY BAY: Fishing is slow due to fresh water.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good for drifters working deep shell on red/white and plum Gamblers, Down South Lures and Lil’Johns. Trout are fair on live bait around the Ship Channel.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are fair at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout and redfish are fair to good at the mouth of bayous on the outgoing tide on live shrimp. Red snapper and kingfish are good offshore.

TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croaker. Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp. Trout are fair to good at Dollar Reef on live bait.

FREEPORT: Trout are fair at San Luis Pass on shrimp, MirrOlures and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay and Chocolate Bay. Trout are fair around the rocks in the harbor.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair to good for drifters on live shrimp over midbay reefs. Redfish are fair in the middle of the bay on live shrimp near slicks. Redfish are fair in Lake Austin on shrimp.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair on sand and grass on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and She Dogs. Redfish are fair in the back reaches of the bay on mud and shell on live shrimp.

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are fair on top-waters and live bait over sand and grass near Pass Cavallo. Trout and redfish are fair at the mouths of the back lakes on the outgoing tide.

ROCKPORT: Trout are fair in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Trout are fair at Traylor Island on live bait.

PORT ARANSAS: Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair at the jetty on shrimp and croaker. Offshore is good for kingfish, cobia and red snapper.

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on scented plastics, croaker and live shrimp. Trout are fair to good on scented plastics and live shrimp over sand and grass near the Packery Channel and on the shell in Nueces Bay.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good on top-waters and live bait around rocks and grass. Trout are fair to good while drifting grass around spoil islands on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and Gamblers.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on top-waters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while wading over sand on small top-waters. Offshore is good for kingfish, dorado, red snapper and ling.

SOUTH PADRE: Trout are fair to good on shrimp and D.O.A. Shrimp while drifting the grass beds. Snook are fair in South Bay on plastics.

PORT ISABEL: Trout are fair to good on the deeper edges and flats on top-waters and live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in Cullen Bay on small top-waters and live shrimp.

TPWD

Updated 6/10/2019