Saltwater Fishing Reports

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS:

NORTH SABINE: Trout are good under slicks and birds on soft plastics. Redfish are good under rafts of shad on top-waters. Redfish are good in the marsh on small top-waters.

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. Trout are good at the rigs on live mullet.

BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the outgoing tide at Rollover Pass on soft plastics and mullet. Redfish are good in the marsh with higher tides.

TRINITY BAY: Trout are fair on live bait on the north shoreline reefs. Redfish are good around the spillway on shrimp.

EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on the south shoreline on top-waters and soft plastics. Trout are fair to good on the shell adjacent to the channel on live bait. Trout are good on live bait over deep shell.

WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good for waders on Super Spooks and MirrOlure Soft Dines. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Offshore is good for kingfish, ling and dolphin.

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 and Dickinson Bayou on shrimp.

FREEPORT: Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp, top-waters and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, 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 midbay reefs and shell and mud humps. Trout and redfish are good on Brown Cedar Flats on live mullet and top-waters.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair over sand and grass humps on soft plastics and top-waters. Redfish and black drum are fair to good at Shell Island on live shrimp.

PORT O’CONNOR: Trout and redfish are good at the jetty on live bait. Trout and redfish are fair to good on top-waters and live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay.

ROCKPORT: Trout are good on She Pups over sand and grass.

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

CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are good in Oso Bay for waders tossing Super Spooks and MirrOlures. Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on piggy perch, scented plastics and live shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY: Trout are good on top-waters and soft plastics around deep rocks and grass. Trout are fair to good on soft plastics under a popping cork on the grass in the Land Cut. Redfish are fair on the flats with higher tides.

PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on top-waters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass. Redfish are good on the sand on small top-waters and scented plastics.

SOUTH PADRE: Redfish are good on the flats in South Bay on live bait and plastics. Snook are good in the Ship Channel on D.O.A. lures and live shrimp.

PORT ISABEL: Trout are good in the deep sand holes on scented plastics, D.O.A. Shrimp and top-waters. Redfish are good on the Gas Well Flats on shrimp under a cork and small top-waters.

TPWD

Updated 8/16/2019