Gulf Coast Region Week of July 11, 2018

North Sabine
Trout are fair to good in the middle of the lake over rafts of shad. Redfish are good on the Louisiana shoreline on Down South Lures.
South Sabine
Trout are good around the nearshore rigs on finger mullet. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove and around the jetty rocks on topwaters.
Bolivar
Trout are fair to good at Rollover Pass on topwaters and shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on soft plastics and plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass. Croakers are good on dead shrimp in the channel and around the pass.
Trinity Bay
Trout are good while wading with topwaters. Trout are good around the wells and pods of shad on Bass Assassins, Gamblers and Lil' Johns. Redfish and trout are fair to good at the spillway on shrimp.
East Galveston Bay
Trout are good on the south shoreline while wading with She Pups. Trout are good on mid–bay reefs on soft plastics and croakers in 8–12 feet of water.
West Galveston Bay
Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Trout, sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp. Tarpon are showing on the beachfront. Kingfish, ling, red snapper and sharks are good offshore.
Texas City
Trout are good on the channel on croakers. Trout are good on reefs and wells on live bait. Sand trout are fair on fresh shrimp off the piers.
Freeport
Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Trout and sand trout are good at the jetties on shrimp and DOA Shrimp. Trout are good in the surf. Kingfish, red snapper and ling are good offshore.
East Matagorda Bay
Trout are good for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good around slicks on topwaters and live shrimp. Trout are good for waders on croakers along the south shoreline.
West Matagorda Bay
Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good on sand and grass on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and croakers.
Port O'connor
Trout and redfish are fair on topwaters over soft mud in waist–deep water in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair at the mouths of bayous on the outgoing tide. Trout are good around Pass Cavallo on soft plastics and croakers.
Rockport
Trout are fair on free–lined shrimp in the deep channels. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in the deep guts with low tides.
Port Aransas
Redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp. Offshore is good for sharks, ling, red snapper and kingfish.
Corpus Christi
Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the guts on the outgoing tide on Gulps and live shrimp.
Baffin Bay
Trout are fair in mud and grass on Corkies and topwaters. Trout are fair to good in the Land Cut on plum Bass Assassins and She Pups. Trout are fair to good while drifting with topwaters at Rocky Slough.
Port Mansfield
Trout are fair on topwaters and soft plastics under corks around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and sand flats on live shrimp and Gulps. Offshore is good for red snapper, ling and kingfish.
South Padre
Trout are fair to good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp. Trout are good on shrimp and mullet at the jetty.
Port Isabel
Trout and redfish are fair to good at Gas Well Flats on live shrimp and Gulps. Trout are good on live shrimp while drifting potholes.

« Fishing Report Search

To prevent the spread of zebra mussels, the law requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public fresh waters. Get details.

Text TPWD REPORT to GOV311 to get updates by text.