Saltwater Fishing Reports

Week of August 24, 2016

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Water Body Report
NORTH SABINE Trout are good under slicks and birds on soft plastics. Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters.
SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Trout are good at the nearshore 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 on Gulps and finger mullet.
TRINITY BAY Trout are fair for drifters working pods of shad and mullet around the wells. Redfish are fair to good on live bait on the north shoreline.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Trout are fair to good on the shell adjacent to the channel on live bait.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good in the surf on live bait and topwaters. Tarpon are good along the beachfront.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish and black drum are fair to good in Moses Lake and Dickinson Bayou on shrimp over reefs.
FREEPORT Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp, topwaters and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Bull redfish are good along the beach on cracked crabs.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over mid–bay reefs. Trout and redfish are good while wading mud on croakers. Sand trout and croakers are good over deep reefs on shrimp.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are fair over sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish and black drum are fair to good at Shell Island on live shrimp.
PORT O'CONNOR Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters 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 and small topwaters.
ROCKPORT Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp and Gulps. Redfish are good on piggy perch and shrimp around Mud Island and Estes Flats.
PORT ARANSAS Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Black drum are good on reef on shrimp.
CORPUS CHRISTI Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on piggy perch, Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp and piggy perch. Trout are good in Nueces Bay on croakers.
BAFFIN BAY Trout are good on topwaters and soft plastics while wading rocks and grass. Redfish are fair to good on the flats on small topwaters. Trout are fair to good on soft plastics under a popping cork on the grass flats in the Land Cut.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass along spoils. Redfish are good on the sand on small topwaters and Gulps.
SOUTH PADRE Redfish are good on the flats and in South Bay on live bait and plastics under a rattling cork. Snook are good in the Ship Channel on DOA Lures and live shrimp.
PORT ISABEL Trout are good while drifting flats on DOA Shrimp and topwaters. Redfish are good on the Gas Well Flats on shrimp, Gulps and mullet.
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