East Galveston Bay Fishing Report

Dec 1, 2021
FAIR. 68 degrees. In the jetties, catches of bull redfish are still common for those anglers throwing fresh dead shad and cut mullet. Few keeper black drum being caught on live shrimp. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Nov 24, 2021
FAIR. 68 degrees. Galveston Jetties are stlll producing decent numbers of bull reds and black drum using live shrimp and plastics. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Nov 17, 2021
FAIR. 71 degrees. Galveston Jetties are still producing decent numbers of bull reds and black drum. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Nov 10, 2021
FAIR. 71 degrees. Birds are working, pointing the direction to lots of undersized speckled trout, with a few keepers mixed in. Redfish are holding along the shorelines and marsh. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Nov 3, 2021
FAIR. 74 degrees. Birds are working pointing the direction to lots of undersized speckled trout, with a few keepers mixed in. Redfish are holding along the shorelines and marsh. Report by Captain David Dillman, Galveston Bay Charter Fishing.
Oct 27, 2021
FAIR. 77 degrees. Tons of undersized speckled trout in the bay. Waders are catching better quality trout, along with redfish and flounder. Get your final flounder fix in as the catching season closes November 1-December 14.
Oct 20, 2021
FAIR. 73 degrees. Flounder are good showing along the bay shorelines and near the ferry landing. There are still lots of undersized trout throughout the bay. Redfish are good, schooling in the deeper water.
Oct 13, 2021
FAIR. 81 degrees. Plenty of birds are working in the bay, with a few keeper trout underneath them. Some oversized redfish are schooled up in the open water. A few keeper reds and flounder are being taken in the shallow marsh.
Oct 6, 2021
FAIR. 81 degrees. Under the bird action, there are a few keeper speckled trout and small sand trout using live shrimp, but very few keepers. Black drum are good by the gas wells.
Sep 29, 2021
FAIR. 81 degrees. Following the recent thunderstorms and rain, the water clarity in the bay will be murky affecting visibility. This time of year the jetty fishing is usually good. It’s been a tough few days, however, so not catching as many big bull reds. The good news is we've been hooking a few sheepshead and redfish as well, as well as and a lot of hard heads. To fish those Texas slams, flounder, speckled trout, slot redfish, fish in the bay using artificials, and live shrimp.
Sep 22, 2021
FAIR. 83 degrees. The flood of fresh water is what affects the fishing the most in the shallow waters of the bay complex, decreasing the salinity of the water. After so much rain and wind the water clarity is also affected and makes the visibility another issue. Everything should be calming down and fishing picking back up by the weekend.
Sep 15, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. The flood of freshwater affects fishing the most in the shallow waters of the bay complex, decreasing the salinity of the water. After so much rain and wind, the water clarity is also affected and makes visibility another issue. Everything should be calming down and fishing picking back up by the weekend.
Sep 8, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties using live shrimp or croaker. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Sep 1, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. High tides from the hurricanes have the fishing off. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties using live shrimp or croaker. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow. Be safe this holiday weekend.
Aug 25, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties using live shrimp or croaker. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Aug 18, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties using live shrimp or croaker. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Aug 11, 2021
FAIR. 87 degrees. We are seeing similar fishing patterns as last week. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Aug 4, 2021
FAIR. 85 degrees. We are seeing similar fishing patterns as last week. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Jul 28, 2021
FAIR. 85 degrees. We are seeing similar fishing patterns as last week. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Jul 21, 2021
GOOD. 85 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Jul 14, 2021
GOOD. 85 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Jul 7, 2021
GOOD. 86 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still along the shorelines and near the jetties. You can also find them in the deep water around structures like reefs. Soft plastics or shrimp are great. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on minnow.
Jun 30, 2021
GOOD. 85 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are still high in numbers along the shorelines and near the jetties. Sheepshead are good and will be found primarily around rocks on mullet.
Jun 23, 2021
GOOD. 85 degrees. Seawolf Park is a hot spot right now for redfish and speckled trout, shrimp is best bait. They have also been higher numbers near the jetties, Catfish are good on cut bait. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around rocks on shrimp. .
Jun 16, 2021
GOOD. 85 degrees. Seawolf Park is a hot spot right now for redfish and speckled trout, shrimp is the best bait. High numbers have been spotted near the jetties. Catfish are good on cut bait. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around rocks on shrimp.
Jun 9, 2021
GOOD. 80 degrees. Speckled trout have been along the reefs and are best on top waters or shrimp. Redfish will be found in the surf and around the jetties or over shell and are best on shrimp. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around rocks on shrimp.
Jun 2, 2021
GOOD. 77 degrees. Speckled trout have been caught around the reefs on top waters or shrimp. Redfish will be found in the surf and around the jetties and are best on shrimp. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around rocks on shrimp.
May 26, 2021
GOOD. 77 degrees. Speckled trout can be found around reefs using topwater lures or shrimp. Redfish will be found in the surf and around the jetties and are best on shrimp. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around rocks on shrimp.
May 19, 2021
GOOD. 77 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish will be found in the surf or around the reefs and are best on live shrimp and down south lures. Black drum are good in the channels on cut bait. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around the jetties using shrimp.
May 12, 2021
FAIR. 73 degrees. Speckled trout and Redfish will be found in the surf and around the jetties best using shrimp. Black drum are good in the channels on cut bait. Sheepshead are fair and will be found primarily around the jetties on shrimp.
May 5, 2021
FAIR. 73 degrees. Speckled trout and Redfish are along the shoreline and are good on shrimp or artificial baits. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Redfish are in the back lakes and over areas with sand and shell bottom and are good on live shrimp.
Apr 28, 2021
GOOD. 71 degrees. Speckled trout are along the shoreline and good on shrimp. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Redfish are in the back lakes and over areas with sand and shell bottom and are good on soft plastics.
Apr 21, 2021
GOOD. 71 degrees. The time is here to catch trophy speckled trout along the shoreline on shrimp. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Redfish are in the back lakes and over areas with sand and shell bottom and are good on soft plastics.
Apr 14, 2021
GOOD. 71 degrees. The time is here to catch trophy speckled trout along the shoreline on shrimp. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Redfish are in the back lakes and over mud shell bottoms and are good on shrimp.
Apr 7, 2021
GOOD. 66 degrees. Except this week to be a great week for fishing. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Speckled trout have been around the marsh drains, chasing the mullet, and are good on shrimp. Redfish are in the back lakes and over mud shell bottoms and are good on shrimp.
Mar 31, 2021
GOOD. 68 degrees. Black drum are good near San Luis Pass on shrimp or crab. Speckled Trout will be around the marsh drains and are good on shrimp. Redfish are in the back lakes and over mud shell bottoms - use shrimp under a cork.
Mar 24, 2021
GOOD. 67 degrees. Black drum are good on shrimp near San Luis Pass. Speckled trout will be around the marsh drains on soft plastics. Redfish are in the back lakes and on mud shell bottoms.
Mar 17, 2021
GOOD. 67 degrees. Black drum are good on shrimp near San Luis Pass. Redfish and speckled trout are over deep water shale using shrimp or soft plastics.
Mar 10, 2021
FAIR. 59 degrees. Black drum are in full swing and can be caught using dead shrimp near San Luis Pass. It seems as if a good number of speckled trout has survived the harsh condition and have been caught over deep water shell using soft plastic tails or mullet.
Mar 3, 2021
FAIR. 58-59 degrees. Black drum are heating up and are caught using shrimp or mullet. A good number of speckled trout survived the harsh conditions and are biting over deep water shale using soft plastic tails.
Feb 24, 2021
FAIR. 51 degrees. There have been some signs of a Black drum run- use dead shrimp or cut mullet. Speckled trout and redfish are fair on mullet.
Feb 17, 2021
CLOSED. 56 degrees. Closed to fishing during freeze conditions: Moses Lake, Offats Bayou
Feb 10, 2021
FAIR. 59 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are fair on live shrimp or croaker around the rocks or along the shoreline. Flounder are fair in the channels on mullet. Black drum is good on dead shrimp. Rocky fishing conditions are expected to continue through this week.
Feb 3, 2021
GOOD. 57 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good on live shrimp or croaker around the rocks or along the shoreline. Flounder are good in the channels on mullet.
Jan 27, 2021
GOOD. 57 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good on live shrimp or crankbaits around the marsh. Flounder are fair in the channel on mullet.
Jan 20, 2021
GOOD. 57 degrees. Speckled trout are good on live shrimp or soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh on live mullet and shrimp. Sheepshead are fair around structure on shrimp.
Jan 13, 2021
GOOD. 59 degrees. Speckled trout are good on live shrimp or soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh on live mullet, and shrimp. Sheepshead are fair around structure on shrimp.
Jan 6, 2021
GOOD. 59 degrees. Speckled trout are good on live shrimp or soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh on live mullet, soft plastics, and shrimp Sheepshead are very good on live shrimp.

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