Saltwater Fishing Reports

Week of April 26, 2017

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Water Body Report
NORTH SABINE Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Redfish are good in the marsh and the Louisiana shoreline on live bait.
SOUTH SABINE Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around slicks and pods of shad.
BOLIVAR Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins Litl’ Johns and She Dogs. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.
TRINITY BAY Trout are fair to good for waders on the shell along the east shoreline on Soft–Dines and She Pups. Redfish are good in the marsh on shrimp and Gulps.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are good on the south shoreline on MirrOlures and Down South Lures while wading. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Sand trout are good in the ICW on fresh shrimp. Kingfish and ling are beginning to show offshore.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on Dollar Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish are fair to good in Moses Lake on mullet and shrimp.
FREEPORT Trout are fair to good at San Luis Pass on shrimp. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Trout and redfish are good at the jetties on live shrimp and finger mullet.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are fair to good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics and live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good at Shell Island on shrimp.
PORT O'CONNOR Trout and redfish are good on topwaters over sand and grass in the guts in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp. Trout are good on the reefs in San Antonio Bay on shrimp and croakers.
ROCKPORT Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free–lined shrimp. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.
PORT ARANSAS Redfish are fair to good at East Flats and around Dagger Island on shrimp and crabs. Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers.
CORPUS CHRISTI Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp.
BAFFIN BAY Trout are fair to good in the sand and grass guts on topwaters and plastics. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in the grass on small topwaters.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters and plastics under popping corks around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and while anchored with natural baits at East Cut.
SOUTH PADRE Trout are good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp and live shrimp. Redfish are fair while drifting sand and grass on Gulps and live shrimp under a popping cork.
PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in South Bay on topwaters and Gulps.
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