Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report Week of May 5, 2021

Sabine Lake
Overall conditions: GOOD. 73 degrees. Redfish and Speckled trout are good on a jig along the shoreline over mud bottom. Black drum are good on shrimp around vegetation.
Bolivar
GOOD. 73 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are found when wading the shallow reefs and shorelines and are best on shrimp or cut mullet. Black drum are good around vegetation or structure on crab or shrimp. Flounder are fair around the rocks on shrimp.
Trinity Bay
GOOD. 74 degrees. Wade fish along the shoreline with artificial baits or drift over shell reefs to catch Speckled trout and redfish. Black drum are good on crab or shrimp in the deeper water or around structure. Flounder will also be along the shoreline.
East Galveston Bay
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.
West Galveston Bay
FAIR. 73 degrees. Overall poor fishing lately. Speckled trout and redfish are poor to fair over shell-on shrimp or soft plastics. Flounder are good on shrimp under a popping cork. Black drum are biting using shrimp or crab around structures or vegetation.
Texas City
GOOD. 73 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good working the drop-offs around the dike on topwaters or shrimp. Flounder and Black drum are good on shrimp or mullet around the rocks or structure.
Freeport
FAIR. 73 degrees. Speckled trout are fair near the ICW on live shrimp. Black drum are good on shrimp around structure. Some Redfish have been found along the back lakes and marshes using shrimp under a popping cork. Sheepshead are fair on live shrimp around the reefs or jetties.
East Matagorda Bay
GOOD. 74 degrees. A good amount of grass on the flats in both bays has led to better conditions for speckled trout and redfish. Use cut mullet or shrimp. Catch and release is still encouraged for the time being.
West Matagorda Bay
FAIR TO GOOD. 74 degrees. Wading and drifting have produced good results. Redfish and Black drum can be found over the rocks on live shrimp under a popping cork or cut mullet. Speckled trout will be chasing mullet and are best on live shrimp or topwaters. Catch and release is encouraged.
Port O'Connor
GOOD. 73 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are found around the pass on sandy flats with scattered grass beds or near the reefs. Throw topwaters in the morning or soft plastics. Black drum are good on shrimp. Flounder are good around the rocks on shrimp.
Rockport
GOOD. 74 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good on shrimp or topwaters and will be along the shoreline, over grassy flats, or around the reefs. Black drum are good on shrimp and can be found in the channels or around structure.
Port Aransas
GOOD. 74 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are in the shallows, out in the channels, or around the jetties and are good on soft plastics, shrimp, or you can throw topwater early. Black drum are good on Bass Assassins around vegetation or structure.
Corpus Christi
GOOD. 74 degrees. Black drum is good and are caught around Bob Hall Pier on shrimp. Redfish and Speckled trout are good in the shallows in the morning on flats with lots of grass and scattered sandy potholes.
Baffin Bay
GOOD. 81 degrees. Redfish and Speckled trout are good on shrimp or Bass Assassins in less than 2 feet of water over potholes. Black drum are good around structures or vegetation on shrimp. Catch and release encouraged.
Port Mansfield
FAIR TO GOOD. 76 degrees. Redfish are good north of the weather station using kwiggler willow tail and shrimp under a popping cork. Speckled trout are still hard to find around Port Mansfield. State snapper good when you can get out.
South Padre
GOOD. 75 degrees. Speckled trout is good along the shorelines using kwigglers. Catch and release is still encouraged for Speckled trout. Redfish is good in shallow water, mostly over grassy bottoms on shrimp. Black drum are around structures and are best on shrimp. Flounder can be found around the rocks and are good on shrimp.
Port Isabel
FAIR TO GOOD. 74 degrees. Black drum are good on Bass assassins. Speckled trout may be found around the jetties or among the shallow flats and are good on live shrimp or topwaters in the early part of the day. Redfish have been good in the shallows in less than 3 feet of water. Please continue to consider catch and release.

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