Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report Week of June 22, 2022

Sabine Lake
GOOD. 85 degrees. Marsh fishing has slowed as the weather has warmed up the water pushing the fish deeper. Night fishing in the lights at Texaco Islands is good for trout using live shrimp on Carolina rigs or free lining. ICW and Sabine Pass Channel holding nice trout up to five pounds on rock piles and shell ledges in 2-6 feet of water using live shrimp under a popping cork, or ⅛ jighead morning glory with a chartreuse. In the Sabine Pass Jetty trout are good early morning on topwaters, or in 4-8 feet of water using morning glory with a chartreuse tail ⅛ or 1/16 jig heads. Sabine Lake trout are good in 4-6 feet of water on shell humps keying on mullet and shad. Trout are good in the Neche River off points and turnarounds in 4-15 feet of water using live shrimp under popping cork, five inch red shad baits, glo chartreuse swimbaits off ledges all the way to the fleet. Redfish are good in 30 feet of water jigging with silver and gold spoons. Speckled trout, flounder and redfish are in the cuts in Bessie Heights. North Levy Wall and South Levy Wall, and Pleasure Island holding limits of trout and redfish using topwaters early morning switching to swimbaits and soft plastics. Pleasure Island holding limits drifting the flats. Report by Captain Randy Foreman, Captain Randy’s Guide Service Sabine Lake.
Bolivar
GOOD. 82 degrees. Bolivar Peninsula is holding trout on the Bayside over the reefs. Hanna Reef is hot early with live shrimp under a popping cork and artificials. Goat Island is producing redfish the same way. The surf is heating up on both sides with limits of trout close to East Beach and on both jetties close to rocks. Report provided by Captain Raymond Wheatley, Tail Spotter Guide Service LLC.
Trinity Bay
GOOD. 89 degrees. Open water bay wells holding good numbers of speckled trout. Flats adjacent to the HL&P Spillway are fair for speckled trout and a few redfish. The west shoreline reefs, Dow's to Beazley's, are good for speckled trout and the occasional redfish. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
East Galveston Bay
GOOD. 87 degrees. Catches of speckled trout in the open bay, under diving seagulls using soft plastic lures. Anglers drifting with soft plastics and live shrimp on open bay reefs are catching speckled trout and gafftop. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Galveston Bay
GOOD. 90 degrees. Good numbers of speckled trout are being caught around deep water structures, outside of Eagle Point. Redfish are fair, but a few bull redfish have been schooling in the open water. Tripletails have caught in the same area. Best bites on live shrimp and croakers. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
West Galveston Bay
GOOD. 88 degrees. Catches of speckled trout have been good for those throwing live croaker over deep shell. San Luis Pass is producing some good numbers of speckled trout, mostly on live natural baits. Causeway and Shoal Point is good for trout, redfish, and black drum, mostly on live shrimp. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Texas City
GOOD. 87 degrees. Offshore fishing for red snapper has been outstanding. Fish have averaged near 15 pounds. A few kings are being caught, but no great numbers. Ling are showing up around underwater structure. Galveston jetties, still good for bull redfish. Numbers of sharks are being landed past the jetties. Fresh dead shad and mullet has been the best bait. Speckled trout numbers are increasing near the north Galveston jetty boat cut. Free lined live shrimp working the best. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing. The Dike is producing speckled trout and an occasional redfish at night under the lights on live shrimp and artificial bait. Trout are good in Mosquito Island, Half-moon Shoal to Dollar Point drifting with artificials and live shrimp under a popping cork. Moses Lake is holding trout, redfish and flounder by the gate. Look under the birds and slicks for trout. Report provided by Captain Raymond Wheatley, Tail Spotter Guide Service LLC.
Freeport
GOOD. 82 degrees. Surf has been on fire between the Pass and Brazos River using live croaker and mullet. Fish between the second and first sandbar for trout and redfish. Gigging flounder at night is good while the water is clear. Early bite for trout and redfish at the bridge in 12-20 feet of water. Wade fishermen are having success for trout, redfish and flounder off the bank at the Brazos River. Report by Captain Jake Brown, Flattie Daddy Fishing Adventures.
East Matagorda Bay
FAIR. 82 degrees. Fishing is typically slow on the backside of the full moon, and we are still waiting for the surf to improve. Redfish are biting on cut mullet. Undersized trout under the birds trout using croaker. Report by Captain Charlie Paradoski, Captain Charlie Paradoski’s Guide Service.
West Matagorda Bay
GOOD. 82 degrees. Fishing is typically slow on the backside of the full moon, and we are still waiting for the surf to improve. Reefs are holding undersized trout biting on croaker. Redfish are slow with a few bites on cut mullet. Report by Captain Charlie Paradoski, Captain Charlie Paradoski’s Guide Service.
Port O'Connor
GOOD. 83 degrees. Trout are good using live croaker. Redfish are good on live shrimp and croaker. Black drum are good on dead shrimp. Sharks and sheepshead are good with live shrimp. Report by Captain Marty Medford, Captain Marty’s Fish of a Lifetime Guide Service.
Rockport
GREAT. 82 degrees. Fishing has been incredible with the low winds. Redfish great out to two feet of water with big schools of redfish in the shorelines. Follow the birds and bait fish to locate redfish and tempt the bite with anything. Trout are great in 2-6 feet of water using soft plastics and croaker. The topwater bite at first light has been deadly. Look for bait fish and birds on grass flats. Drum are good in 2-6 feet of water on dead shrimp. Waders are finding good success on trout and redfish in the early morning on live bait and plastics.Report provided by Damian Hubbs, Mathis Bait Co.
Port Aransas
GOOD. 81 degrees. Trailer Island holding nice redfish biting on cut mullet. Nice catches of trout free-lining croaker. Report by Captain Doug Stanford, Pirates of the Bay Fishing Charters.
Corpus Christi
SLOW. 80 degrees. TEasy limits of redfish in theEast Flats with cut mullet, menhaden and perch, or live perch. Trout can be caught in the same free-lining croaker. The rocks along the Portland shoreline are holding nice sized trout up to 25 inches biting live croaker. Fish the beach in front of the golf course for redfish biting on cut mullet and menhaden. Report by Captain Doug Stanford, Pirates of the Bay Fishing Charters.
Baffin Bay
GOOD. 81 degrees. Winds are still up creating tough fishing conditions and murky water that is so stirred up it is looking like mud. The low tides make it difficult to get into the flats. Trout are fair using live croaker. Few redfish or flounder. Report provided by Gilbert Barrera, Baffin Bay Hunting and Fishing.
Port Mansfield
FAIR. 82 degrees. Winds have settled and tides have fallen so the offshore game is on. Plenty of red snapper being taken. Redfish in the bay have slowed, but you can still get trout early by tossing topwaters, such as the Mansfield Knockers, switching to KWigglers ball tails or Wigalo ¼ ounce jig head after 8 a.m. fishing low in the water column. Report by Captain Wayne Davis, Hook Down Charters.
South Padre
GOOD. 87 degrees. Water is hot and fish are related to the edges of the ICW. Limits of trout coming early morning. Redfish are very slow, try drifting near Green Island. Stay safe out there. Report by Captain Lou Austin.
Port Isabel
GOOD. 87 degrees. Water is hot and fish are related to the edges of the ICW. Limits of trout coming early morning. Redfish are very slow, try drifting near Green Island. Stay safe out there. Report by Captain Lou Austin.

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