Texas Gulf Coast Saltwater Fishing Report June 2005

NORTH SABINE Trout and redfish are good while drifting over slicks and surface activity on live shad, Norton Sand Eels, Trout Killers, Stanley Wedgetails and Bass Assassins. Flounder are good on live bait on the Louisiana shoreline.
SOUTH SABINE Trout are fair to good while drifting over shell on plum and red shad Norton Bull Minnows and Sand Eels. Flounder are good on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins tipped with shrimp. Redfish are fair to good at the jetty and in the middle of the lake on live shad and shrimp.
BOLIVAR Trout are fair to good at Rollover Pass and in the Bolivar Pocket on live shrimp and glow/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Redfish are good in the surf on cut- bait.
TRINITY BAY Trout are fair to good while drifting deeper shell reefs and slicks on glow/chartreuse and plum Sand Eels, Trout Killers and Bass Assassins. Trout, sand trout, redfish and croaker are good on live shrimp in front of the Spillway. Trout and redfish are fair to good on Hodges and Little Hodges Reef on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, Sand Eels and Top Dogs.
EAST GALVESTON BAY Trout are good at Hannas and Deep Reef on plum/white and red shad Sand Eels, Bass Assassins, live shrimp and croakers. Trout are fair to good off the spoil banks in the Ship Channel on live croaker.
WEST GALVESTON BAY Trout, sand trout and flounder are good on live shrimp at the railroad and causeway bridge. Trout are fair to good off the spoil banks on live croakers. Gafftop, sand trout, speckled trout and whiting are good from the beachfront piers on live bait. Offshore is good for snapper, shark, ling and amberjack.
TEXAS CITY Trout are fair to good on live croaker off the Dollar Flats. Redfish are good in Moses Lake from the deep holes on live shrimp. Trout, redfish and gafftop are good at night from the piers on live shrimp.
FREEPORT Trout and sheepshead are fair to good at the Surfside and Quintana jetties on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair to good at Cold Pass and San Luis Pass on live shrimp.
EAST MATAGORDA Trout are fair to good while wading the flats on the east end on black Top Dogs and Super Spooks. Redfish are fair to good on the west shoreline on gold spoons and live shrimp under a popping cork.
MATAGORDA Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on red shad, pumpkinseed/chartreuse, fire tiger, morning glory and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Norton Sand Eels, Stanley Wedgetails and Trout Killers. Redfish are fair on gold spoons at the Middle Grounds.
PORT O’CONNOR Trout are good on live croakers on the shell and in deep guts. Trout are good wading grassy flats on black Sand Eels, Trout Killers and Bass Assassins. Trout and redfish are good at the jetty on live mullet.
ROCKPORT Trout are good on the outside of Traylor Island and on the Estes Flats on live croakers and topwaters. Redfish are good on cut-mullet around Mud Island and Allyn’s Bight.
PORT ARANSAS Trout are good around Shamrock Cove on croakers and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Offshore is good for wahoo, dorado, amberjack and kingfish.
CORPUS CHRISTI Trout and redfish are good on live shrimp and croaker around the causeway. Redfish are good on the shell on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are good on the Portland shoreline on live shrimp and croaker.
BAFFIN BAY Trout are fair to good around the rocks, at the Land Cut and around Rocky Slough on black/chartreuse Sand Eels, Trout Killers and Bass Assassins. Trout are good on She Dogs and croakers at the Tide Gauge.
PORT MANSFIELD Trout and flounder are good on live bait on the dropoffs near East Cut. Whiting, flounder and sheepshead are good on fresh dead bait at the jetty. Redfish are good while wading grass on West Bay on topwaters and gold spoons.
SOUTH PADRE Trout and redfish are fair to good on black/chartreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Trout Killers at Three Island. Trout are good at the Gas-Well Flats on live shrimp.
PORT ISABEL Trout are fair to good on the grass flats and live shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair to good at Laguna Vista on She Dogs, SkitterWalks and Catch 5s.

– Texas Saltwater Fishing Guide

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