Gulf Coast Region Week of January 17, 2018

North Sabine
Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Trout are fair on Down South Lures over clam shell on the edge of the channel.
South Sabine
Redfish are fair on the edge of the channel on mullet. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp.
Bolivar
Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on slow–sinking plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.
Trinity Bay
Trout are fair to good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet along shell shorelines. Redfish are good at the spillway on crabs and mullet. Trout are fair to good in Red's Bayou on plastics.
East Galveston Bay
Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline on Corkies and MirrOlures. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
West Galveston Bay
Trout are fair in the mud and shell on MirrOlures and Corkies in the afternoon. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.
Texas City
Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on shrimp and crabs. Sand trout, black drum, sheepshead and mangrove snapper are fair to good on the piers on fresh shrimp.
Freeport
Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Redfish are fair to good at San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs. Bull redfish are good at the jetty and along the beachfront.
East Matagorda Bay
Trout are fair for drifters on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and MirrOlures over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal and at the mouths of drains on Gulps and jigs tipped with shrimp.
West Matagorda Bay
Redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline in the guts and bayous. Trout are fair in the guts on the incoming tide on Soft–Dines and Corkies.
Port O'connor
Trout and redfish are fair on Corkies over soft mud in waist–deep water in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp and topwaters. Redfish are good at the mouths of drains.
Rockport
Trout are fair on the edge of the ICW on glow DOA Shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in California Hole on mullet and shrimp.
Port Aransas
Redfish are fair to good on the ledges of the channel on mullet. Sand trout are good on shrimp in the channel.
Corpus Christi
Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are good on the edge of the flats on live shrimp, Gulps and DOA Shrimp.
Baffin Bay
Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies and Soft–Dines. Trout are fair to good in the guts along the King Ranch shoreline on Corkies. Redfish are fair around spoils on live bait.
Port Mansfield
Redfish are fair to good on DOA Shrimp and Gulps under a popping cork around grass holes. Trout are fair to good on mud along the edge of the ICW on Corkies and MirrOlures.
South Padre
Trout and redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Redfish, black drum and mangrove snapper are fair to good in the channel on shrimp.
Port Isabel
Trout are fair on the edge of the flats on soft plastics under popping corks. Redfish are good in the holes and guts on Gulps and scented baits.

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