Gulf Coast Region Week of July 27, 2016

North Sabine
Trout are fair to good in the middle of the lake over rafts of shad. Redfish are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.
South Sabine
Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove and around the jetty rocks on topwaters. Redfish are fair to good in the marsh 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. Croakers are good on dead shrimp in the channel and around the pass.
Trinity Bay
Trout are fair for drifters working shell pads and deep reefs on Tidal Surges, Lit'l Johns and Bass Assassins. Redfish and trout are fair to good at the spillway on shrimp.
East Galveston Bay
Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Trout are good on mid–bay reefs on plastics and croakers.
West Galveston Bay
Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp. Tarpon are showing on the beachfront.
Texas City
Trout are good on the channel on croakers. Trout are fair to good on deep reefs and wells on live bait. Sand trout are fair on fresh shrimp off the piers.
Freeport
Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs.
East Matagorda Bay
Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good in the middle of the bay around slicks and live shrimp. Trout are good for waders tossing topwaters on reefs.
West Matagorda Bay
Trout are fair to good on live shrimp on reefs.
Port O'connor
Trout and redfish are good on topwaters over soft mud in waist–deep water in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair at the mouths of bayous on the outgoing tide. Trout and bull redfish are good at the jetty on shrimp.
Rockport
Trout are fair on free–lined shrimp in the deep channels. Trout and redfish are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.
Port Aransas
Redfish are fair to good at East Flats on shrimp. Redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp. Offshore is good for sharks, ling and kingfish.
Corpus Christi
Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Trout are fair on the drop–offs on croakers. Redfish are good in the guts on the outgoing tide.
Baffin Bay
Trout are good in mud and grass on Corkies and topwaters.
Port Mansfield
Trout are good on topwaters and soft plastics under corks around sand and grass. Redfish are good while wading pot holes and sand flats on gold spoons and small topwaters.
South Padre
Trout are fair to good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp. Tarpon, snook, trout and Spanish mackerel are fair to good at the jetty on live bait.
Port Isabel
Snook are fair to good in South Bay on shrimp, Gulps and DOA Shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair to good at Gas Well Flats on live shrimp.

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