Fishing Reports for Week of April 29, 2015

Gulf Coast Region

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NORTH SABINE Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.
SOUTH SABINE Trout, redfish, sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove and the jetty on topwaters.
BOLIVAR Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on soft plastics and plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Trout are good at the pass on live shrimp.
TRINITY BAY Trout are fair over deep shell on plastics. Freshwater has inundated the upper end of the bay near the mouth of the river.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on Top Dogs and She Pups on the incoming tide. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Trout are fair to good on Bass Assassins, Gamblers and Tidal Surges in the afternoon while wading the south shoreline. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on the reefs on live shrimp and mullet. Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on mullet and shrimp.
FREEPORT Trout are fair to good at San Luis Pass on shrimp. Sand trout and sheepshead are fair on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Black drum and redfish are fair to good at the jetties on cracked blue crabs.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are good over deep shell on the east and west ends of the bay. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet. Flounder are fair for waders on the south shoreline.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY Redfish are fair to good in Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Sheepshead and black drum are fair to good on shrimp on reefs.
PORT O'CONNOR Trout and redfish are good on topwaters over sand and grass in waist–deep water in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp. Redfish are good at the jetty on crabs and mullet.
ROCKPORT Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Trout are fair to good in St. Charles Bay on topwaters while working reefs.
PORT ARANSAS Redfish are fair to good at East Flats on shrimp. Redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp.
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. Trout are good while wading sand and grass on topwaters and soft plastics.
BAFFIN BAY Trout are fair over sand and grass on Corkies and topwaters. Trout are fair to good in the Land Cut on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good at Rocky Slough on plum plastics and Gulps under popping corks.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass and pods of bait. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on Gulps and small topwaters.
SOUTH PADRE Trout are fair to good around the spoil islands and channel edges on DOA Shrimp and live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good over humps, guts and grass beds on Gulps, gold spoons and shrimp.
PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp, Gulps and DOA Shrimp under a popping cork. Redfish are fair at in the coves on the incoming tide on SkitterWalks and soft plastics under rattling corks.
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