Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report Week of April 14, 2021

Sabine Lake
Overall conditions: GOOD. 67 degrees. Redfish is good around the jetty on crankbait and is sometimes seen mixed in with the flounder. Speckled trout are good around the jetty on ¼ jig. Black drum are good on shrimp around structure.
Bolivar
GOOD. 72 Degrees. Speckled trout and redfish can be found in the flats and are best on shrimp. Black drum are good around vegetation or structure on crab or shrimp. Flounder are good around the rocks on shrimp.
Trinity Bay
FAIR TO GOOD. 73 degrees. Unchanged. Speckled trout can be found over scattered shell and mud on shrimp or mullet. Redfish are good on shrimp along the shoreline. Black drum are good on crab or shrimp in the deeper water.
East Galveston Bay
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.
West Galveston Bay
GOOD. 71 degrees. Speckled Trout and Redfish are good in the flats over shell-on shrimp. Throw topwaters where the mullet are when wade fishing. San Luis Pass is still a good spot. Black drum are caught using shrimp or crab around structure or vegetation.
Texas City
GOOD. 70 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good working the drop-offs on shrimp around the dike. Black drum are good on shrimp around the dike and around vegetation or structure.
Freeport
GOOD. 70 degrees. Redfish are found along the back lakes and marshes, and best shrimp under a popping cork or mule; some flounder may be mixed in. Speckled trout are good near the ICW on live bait close to the rocks. Black drum are good on shrimp around structure. Sheepshead are good on live shrimp around the reefs or jetties.
East Matagorda Bay
GOOD. 72 degrees. Speckled trout and Redfish can be found around the ICW on topwaters or shrimp under a cork. Drifting has produced good speckled trout. Catch and release is encouraged for the time being. The black drum are good on bass assassins and will be near structure.
West Matagorda Bay
FAIR TO GOOD. 72 degrees. Wading and drifting have produced good results. Redfish and black drum are found over the rocks on live shrimp under a popping cork. Speckled trout will be chasing mullet and are best on live shrimp. Catch and release are encouraged.
Port O'Connor
GOOD. 69 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are good and have been in the backwater flats, lakes, bayous, and marshes or upper and lower bay. Flounder are good around the rocks on shrimp.
Rockport
GOOD. 72 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are on shrimp and will be in the deep cuts, drop-offs, and near the flats and reefs. Black drum are good on shrimp and can be found in the channels or around structure.
Port Aransas
GOOD. 72 degrees. Speckled trout and redfish are out into the bays and can also be found around the jetties and are good on shrimp. Black drum is good on shrimp or crab around vegetation or structure.
Corpus Christi
GOOD. 71 degrees. Unchanged. Black drum are good and can be caught around Bob Hall pier on shrimp. Redfish and speckled trout are good and are found along the drop-offs and channel edges on shrimp.
Baffin Bay
FAIR TO GOOD. 77 degrees. Redfish are good on shrimp in the shallow water, along the ICW, and they will be chasing the mullet. Black drum are good around structure or vegetation on shrimp. Speckled trout are fair on shrimp. Catch and release encouraged.
Port Mansfield
FAIR TO GOOD. 74 degrees. The speckled trout will be hard to find, but the redfish are scattered both south and north of the east cut using kwiggler ball tail in red and white and paddle tails or live shrimp under a popping cork. State snapper are good. Please watch out for the dredge in port. Keep a few for the table and release the rest.
South Padre
FAIR TO GOOD. 72 degrees. Speckled Trout and Redfish are good in the flats on shrimp. Black drum are around structure and are best on shrimp. Catch and release is still encouraged for speckled trout. Flounder can be found around the rocks and are good on shrimp.
Port Isabel
FAIR TO GOOD. 71 degrees. Black drum are good in the land cut on crab or shrimp. Speckled Trout and Redfish may be found around the jetties or among the shallow flats and are good on live shrimp. Please continue to consider catch and release.

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