Fishing Reports for Week of May 20, 2015

Gulf Coast Region

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NORTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh with the swollen tides.
SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Trout are good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Sheepshead are good on live shrimp tight to the rocks.
BOLIVAR Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Trout, croaker, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.
TRINITY BAY Redfish are good on live bait around the reefs. The upper end of the bay is inundated with freshwater coming down the Trinity River.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are good for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics. Trout are good on topwaters on the south shoreline. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Trout and redfish are fair to good on live bait over reefs and under birds. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Red snapper season open June 1.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on April Fool's Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish are fair to good in Moses Lake on mullet and crabs.
FREEPORT Trout are good at San Luis Pass on shrimp and MirrOlures. Sand trout, black drum and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are fair to good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the reefs along the Intracoastal on shrimp and mullet.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY Trout are good on sand and grass humps on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake.
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 on the Estes Flats.
PORT ARANSAS Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Redfish are good on the flats on mullet. Red snapper season open June 1.
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 around rocks and grass. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on live shrimp. Redfish are good on the flats with higher tides on topwaters and gold spoons.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes with Gulps under a popping cork.
SOUTH PADRE Trout and redfish are good in South Bay and while drifting flats with live shrimp and Gulps. Jack crevalle, redfish and trout are good at the jetty on live bait. Snook are fair to good the edge of the channel on DOA Shrimp.
PORT ISABEL Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats and Airport Cove on live shrimp. Trout are good on the deeper edges and flats in Laguna Vista on topwaters and live shrimp.
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