Gulf Coast Region Week of February 15, 2017

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
Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove 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.
Trinity Bay
Trout are fair for drifters working deep shell on Bass Assassins, Corkies and MirrOlures. Redfish are fair at the spillway and in the marsh.
East Galveston Bay
Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on Soft–Dines, MirrOlures and topwaters. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Black drum are fair to good in the Ship Channel on crabs.
West Galveston Bay
Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Trout are fair in the mud and shell on topwaters and Corkies in the afternoon. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.
Texas City
Black drum are good in the channel on crabs. Sand trout and whiting are good from the piers on fresh shrimp.
Freeport
Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Black drum are good at the jetties on cracked blue crabs.
East Matagorda Bay
Trout are fair to good for drifters on live shrimp and soft plastics over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet.
West Matagorda Bay
Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake and at Shell Island on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Black drum are fair to good at the jetty on crabs.
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 for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp.
Rockport
Trout are fair to good in Morris–Cummings Cut on free–lined shrimp. Black drum are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.
Port Aransas
Redfish are fair to good at East Flats on shrimp. Black drum are good in the Shrimpboat Channel on crabs and finger mullet. Redfish, black drum 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. Black drum are good in the Humble Channel at night on crabs and table shrimp.
Baffin Bay
Trout are fair while wading mud and grass on Corkies and topwaters. Black drum are good in the Land Cut on crabs. Trout are fair to good in the Land Cut on live shrimp.
Port Mansfield
Trout are fair to good on topwaters around sand and grass at Green Island. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on Gulps and shrimp.
South Padre
Trout are good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp in 3–4 feet of water. Black drum and redfish have been taken at the jetty.
Port Isabel
Snook are fair in the Brownsville Ship Channel on free–lined shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair to good at Gas Well Flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair at Three Island on small topwaters and soft plastics under rattling corks.

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