Saltwater Fishing Reports

Week of July 29, 2015

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Water Body Report
NORTH SABINE Trout are fair in the river on live shad. Redfish are good in the cuts and drains leading to the marsh on shrimp and jigs tipped with shrimp.
SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good while drifting the reefs on live shrimp and soft plastics. Trout, sheepshead and redfish are fair to good at the jetty and nearshore rigs on live shrimp and shad.
BOLIVAR Trout are fair on the south shoreline on She Pups, Litl’ Johns and MirrOlures. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass on shrimp.
TRINITY BAY Lack of rainfall since the middle of June is allowing the bay to clean a bit. The Lake Livingston dam is still releasing water. Most anglers continue to fish the lower end of Galveston Bay.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are good for drifters working Hannas and Redfish reefs on plastics and live bait. 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. Trout are fair in Christmas Bay on live shrimp over reefs. Offshore is good for tarpon, kingfish and ling.
TEXAS CITY Trout are good on the reefs on live shrimp and croakers. Trout are good along the edge of the Ship Channel on croakers and shrimp. Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on shrimp and mullet.
FREEPORT Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Trout, Spanish mackerel and sand trout are good at the jetties on soft plastics and shrimp. Offshore is good for redfish, sharks and tuna.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are fair 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 Trout are fair on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on live shrimp in Oyster Lake and Crab Lake. Giggers have taken limits of flounder.
PORT O'CONNOR Trout and redfish are good on live bait over sand, grass and shell in San Antonio Bay. Trout are good while wading near the jetty on topwaters and soft plastics. Kingfish and tuna are good offshore.
ROCKPORT Trout are fair in the guts and channels on free–lined shrimp. Redfish are good on mullet 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. Trout are fair around Shamrock Cove on topwaters 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 on topwaters and plastics around rocks and grass near the Land Cut. Trout are fair to good on the King Ranch shoreline on croakers, topwaters and plum Bass Assassins and Gamblers.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout and redfish are fair on live bait and soft plastics around sand and grass near spoil islands. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on Gulps and plastics under popping corks. Offshore is good for kingfish and tuna.
SOUTH PADRE Trout are fair in South Bay and on the flats on shrimp and plastics under rattling corks. Tarpon and kingfish are fair to good at the jetty.
PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp and DOA Shrimp under a popping cork. Snook are good in the Brownsville Ship Channel on live shrimp and Gulps.
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