Saltwater Fishing Reports

Week of May 24, 2017

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Water Body Report
NORTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters. Trout are good while working deep shell on plastics.
SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Red snapper are good offshore.
BOLIVAR Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on She Dogs and Down South Lures. Sand trout are fair to good on shrimp in the Intracoastal. Trout are good at Rollover Pass on live shrimp and mullet.
TRINITY BAY Trout are good for drifters in 8–12 feet of water on Gamblers, Lil’ Johns and Bass Assassins. Trout, redfish and flounder are good at the spillway on live bait.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are fair for drifters working deep shell on live bait and plastics. Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and plastics. Trout are good in the channel on croakers.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Redfish are good in the back lakes. Tarpon are beginning to show on the beachfront. Red snapper, dorado and kingfish are good offshore in Texas waters.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp.
FREEPORT Trout, redfish and Spanish mackerel are fair to good on shrimp at the jetties. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Trout and redfish are fair to good at San Luis Pass on live bait.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over mid–bay reefs. Trout are fair on the shorelines for waders. Redfish are fair in Lake Austin on live shrimp.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are fair to good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake. Red snapper and ling are good offshore in state waters.
PORT O'CONNOR Trout and redfish are 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.
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. Redfish are good on mullet in the deep guts on the outgoing tide.
PORT ARANSAS Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Redfish are fair to good on the East Flats and around Dagger Island on shrimp and Gulps. Red snapper, kingfish and ling are good offshore.
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 good on topwaters worked over shallow rocks. Trout are good on for waders working plastics over sand and grass. Redfish are good on the flats early in the morning on small topwaters.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while wading shallow flats on small topwaters and Gulps. Offshore is good for red snapper, kingfish and ling.
SOUTH PADRE Redfish are fair to good around Gas Well Flats and South Bay on shrimp and DOA Shrimp. Tarpon are showing at the pass.
PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista and Airport Cove on topwaters and live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp in Cullen Bay and South Bay.
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