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Gulf Coast Fishing Reports

Week of February 25, 2015

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NORTH SABINE :  Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Trout are fair on Soft–Dines while wading the Louisiana shoreline.

SOUTH SABINE :  Redfish are fair on the edge of the channel on mullet. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp.

BOLIVAR :  Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on slow–sinking plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

TRINITY BAY :  Trout are fair for drifters working shell in 3–5 feet of water on plastics. Redfish are good at the spillway on crabs and mullet.

EAST GALVESTON BAY :  Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline on Corkies and MirrOlures. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.

WEST GALVESTON BAY :  Trout are fair on the mud and shell on MirrOlures and Corkies in the afternoon. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.

TEXAS CITY :  Whiting and sand trout are fair to good on shrimp from the piers. Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on the falling tide on crabs and shrimp.

FREEPORT :  Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Redfish are fair to good at San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs.

EAST MATAGORDA BAY :  Trout are fair for drifters on 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 south shoreline in the guts and bayous. Trout are fair in the guts for waders tossing plastics and Corkies, Bass Assassins and Soft–Dines.

PORT O'CONNOR :  Trout and redfish are fair on soft plastics on the edge of muddy channels. Redfish are fair to good at the mouths of drains on the falling tide. Sheepshead are good at the jetty on shrimp.

ROCKPORT :  Trout are fair on the edge of the ICW on glow DOA Shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in the holes on the Estes Flats on mullet and shrimp.

PORT ARANSAS :  Sheepshead are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Redfish and black drum are good in the channels on crabs.

CORPUS CHRISTI :  Trout are fair on the King Ranch shoreline on Gulps and plastics. Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp.

BAFFIN BAY :  Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies and MirrOlures. Trout are fair to good in the guts along shorelines on Corkies. Redfish and black drum are fair to good in the Land Cut on shrimp and crabs.

PORT MANSFIELD :  Redfish are fair to good on DOA Shrimp and Gulps under a popping cork around grass holes. Trout are fair to good on mud along the edge of the ICW on Corkies and MirrOlures.

SOUTH PADRE :  Trout and redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Redfish, black drum and mangrove snapper are fair to good in the channel on shrimp.

PORT ISABEL :  Sheepshead are good around the causeway on shrimp. Trout are fair on the edge of the flats on soft plastics under popping corks.


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