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Gulf Coast Fishing Reports

Week of March 25, 2015

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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 :  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 pods of shad and mullet on Bass Assassins, Tidal Surges and Sand Shad. Redfish are good in the marsh 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. 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 good on 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. Redfish and black drum are good in Bastrop Bay on shrimp.

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 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 while wading. Black drum and sheepshead are good at the jetty on crabs.

PORT O'CONNOR :  Trout and good on live shrimp over reefs 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.

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 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 good while wading mud and grass on Corkies, Gamblers and topwaters. Redfish are good on bait around the spoils. Black drum are good in the Land Cut on crabs.

PORT MANSFIELD :  Trout are fair to good on topwaters around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes on Gulps and shrimp. Trout are fair to good for waders working the edge of the channel on topwaters and soft plastics.

SOUTH PADRE :  Trout are fair to good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Black drum, sheepshead and redfish are good at the jetty.

PORT ISABEL :  Trout and redfish are fair to good at Gas Well Flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair at Three Island on Gulps and soft plastics under rattling corks.


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