Redfish are fair to good on DOA Shrimp and Gulps under a popping cork around ...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Busy schedules, excessive screen time and lots of other factors keep ...
ROCKPORT– After months of recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey, Goose Island State Park is reopening ...
Hurricane Damaged Port Aransas Fire Department to receive fire truck on emergency loan from Texas A&M Forest Service
PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Port Aransas Fire Department is set to receive a fire truck ...
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Trout are good for waders on the mud and shell on MirrOlures and Corkies. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Texas Saltwater Fishing Report
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 channel on Corkies and MirrOlures.
Trout are fair to good in Oso Bay for waders tossing scented baits and Corkies. Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the edge of the flats on live shrimp, Gulps and DOA Shrimp.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Busy schedules, excessive screen time and lots of other factors keep kids from connecting with nature, even though study after study show that spending time outdoors makes them healthier, happier and smarter. Same goes for adults. So why not head outside together? From August 18 to November 10, Coastal Bend residents […]
ROCKPORT– After months of recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey, Goose Island State Park is reopening its gates to overnight guests beginning March 1. “We are excited to welcome campers back to Goose Island State Park just in time for spring break,” said Robbie Merritt, Interim Superintendent of Goose Island State Park. “We hope that visitors […]
Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. Hold a musket ball in your fingers and imagine it piercing your flesh and breaking a bone or two. There won’t be a doctor or trainer to assist you until after the battle, so just wait your turn. Take your cleats and socks off to get […]
PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Port Aransas Fire Department is set to receive a fire truck on loan from Texas A&M Forest Service on Friday, Sept. 29 to temporarily replace one damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Port Aransas Fire Department leaving it without a single fire truck and many of the firefighters have […]
Fishing functionality meets high-end styling FLIPPIN, ARK (February 16, 2017) Ranger® Boats’ all-new 2360 Bay Ranger will debut at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 16-20, at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin on Virginia Key. The new offering is the latest from Ranger’s acclaimed Saltwater Series and provides a serious fishing rig with […]
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PORT ARANSAS – The 155-foot Kinta S slipped to her watery grave Wednesday in the Gulf of Mexico off shore from Mustang Island, but the nearly 40-year-old freighter will foster new marine life for years to come. Scuttled in 75 feet of water eight miles out into the Gulf as part of Texas Parks and […]
Let It Begin — October 28, 2012 It’s that time, we are transitioning from chasing doves in the afternoon to getting after the ducks in the mornings. THEN! Going after BIG TROUT in the afternoon. We are winding down from Cast n Blast on doves to getting ready to duck hunt in the next few […]
We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat — August 24, 2012 Title says it ALL!!!! On a recent near shore trip I saw a 4’ Foot tall, tail come up out of a bait ball. I immediately knew we were looking at a Whale Shark. I hollered everyone stomp on the deck as I gunned my […]
Offshore and Bay Enlightened — August 1, 2012 As per the title, pick your poison, both offshore and the bay has come alive. Offshore has been the easiest option the last few weeks as the seas have calmed down and we are getting off just about everyday. Plenty of top water king action with outstanding […]
It’s Time — July 1, 2012 Just like the title! Offshore is lighting up!!!!!!!!!!! Got offshore the other day 32 kings on top water and 3 on a 6 Wt. fly rod. Will be going off everyday possible now. Watch for many photos of great catches to follow. Tarpon are in the harbor and won’t […]
The Good, The Bad, and the Yea Ha! — May 18, 2012 Well the title pretty much sums up the last few days. We have gone from tuff days to outstanding days in the same week. Our trout are now staged in their summer patterns, outside edge of grass. Moving up at […]
Spring! What Can You Say, but: OH NO!!! WIND! — March 31, 2012 The title says it all. One day beautiful water color, next day SANDY. But don’t fret; we are still catching fish in very off colored water.Between days of high winds we are getting outstanding top water bites, being able to fish top […]
Sometimes Seeing Red Ain’t a Bad Thing — March 1, 2012 How can you explain catching 30” to 40” reds in the bay during the winter? Seems the last month we have had days where we are catching numbers of oversized reds. Largest to date a 49” 25 pound plus. After talking with biologists the […]
Finally back to Fishing — February 1, 2012 Well, finally we have the Boat and Fishing shows behind us. Capt.’s Ted, Mitch and others have been carrying on while I was stuck at the shows. What can I say but our fishery is the best on ALL THE GULF COAST= 5 WORKED!!! Prior to my […]
It’s Time — November 10, 2011 Well as I write this report we have a north wind blowing between 30 and 40 MPH. Come on cold weather! Our water has jumped between 72 and 60 degrees the last few days and the fish have sensed, time to get fat for the winter time. Our trout […]
Gittin’ Ready: No Not the Song, but the Fishing — October 15, 2011 No, I’m not thinking of becoming a song writer, but I’m here to let you know the Laguna is about to explode with our fall feeding frenzy. Our fishing has been good the last few weeks, but this week with our cooler […]
July Blurr…August Blurrier — August 24, 2011 That’s the only way to describe the last two months. With Capt. Brandon out of touch for 6 weeks and not able to help; we have been going totally NUTZZZ with back to back trips. Sure miss the KID! I will try to […]
Summertime Rolls — June 21, 2011 With the recent winds our regular near-shore and beachfront action has slowed, but on the lighter wind days the kingfish action has been superb and tarpon are working the beachfront. Unfortunately, we’ve only been able to break the jetties a few times this summer. Look for more pelagic and […]
Condolences to the Family of Captain Wayne Stark There are few times I’ve heard Dad’s voice break. To claim the old man comes from stolid, ascetic German stock is simply stating the obvious. I’ve heard his voice break only three other times in my life. He cried volumes when my eighth grade best friend, Byron […]
The Fish Gods Shined on Us Again. — May 24, 2011 What a month!!!! Our fishing continues to get better and better. WHAT WILL NEXT YEAR BE LIKE? 10 years ago maybe!!!!!!A summary of last month can only be summed up as more and more big trout on TOP WATERS, with lots of big flounder […]
What an Endorsement — March 28, 2011 How can one express their appreciation to Sport Fishing Magazine? Sport Fishing named us 1 of the top 5 Lodges in North America. Only two Lodges in the Untied States were named, others were from other counties. When Field and Stream named us one of the top 10 […]
Thanks to Sport Fishing! On behalf of myself, Shirley and all the Getaway Gang we want to express our sincere appreciation to Chris Woodard and all the Sport Fishing Magazine gang for naming us: ONE of the: [b]5 Top North American Fishing Lodges. [/b] Sport Fishing: March 2011 We can assure all, we will continue […]
From Freezer to Early Spring — February 20, 2011 What a roller coaster!!!! Our water temps have gone from 44 degrees to mid 60’s in one week. Sure hope this title does not jinx us. Hopefully the worst of winter is now behind us. I can’t ever remember a swing of that magnitude in all […]
Homecoming — January 10, 2011 It was a homecoming of sorts. I’ve been laboring away on the frozen tundra of the Caprock working on the Ph.D, but the return to the warm brine of the Laguna Madre felt like a mother’s embrace. The homecoming was bittersweet though. In a sense, this homecoming also felt like […]
Trout Obesity: Will the Government Put Them on a Diet? — December 14, 2010 With the government obsessed with Obesity will they step in and put our trout on a diet? LOL!!!!!! All the fresh water has our trout suffering with obesity, with 24 to 25 inch trout weighing as much as 5 to 7 […]
Are You Blessed — November 17, 2010 Answer as you feel necessary. But! Shirley and I are counting our blessings for what was two of the best months we have ever had with our operation. Late Sept. Oct. and first half of Nov. has just been a blur!!! Shirley and I send a BIG […]
Fishing Pt Mansfield 10/02 Well after a three week absence, I finally got to go out on the water on Saturday. Headed out to just north of the saucer and rigged up my hackberry hustler to try it out. Second cast…BOOM!, redfish on. This beauty was 27in of pure muscle. A few casts later another […]
Re: Cabins for rent? Cant help on finding a cabin to rent. But if you do, as Capt Shuler said, you may only keep 5 if you are in the LLM and you may have no more than your limit in your possesion. Even if you stay out there two days you may still only […]
Fish Kill I amy be a little late with this question but…..I saw some pics on another web site of some serious fish kill of very large trout in Baffin, probably 3-4 week ago. Any sign of this type of happening in the lower mother lagoon? Has the run off dispersed and our salinty back […]
Re: Cabins for rent? fishstarkerNO PROBLEM!! No offense taken. I too wish we could get more folks to post here, I just don't have enough time in the day. As always any questions regarding the PM area feel free to call. Good fishing and hunting.LaterBruce[color=black][/color]
Monsoon — September 30, 2010 What can I say but! Rain, rain and more rain! In the last 3 weeks we have had in excess of 15 inches of rain. We are again fishing fresh water. Luckily our fish have grown accustomed to the fresh water and continue to bite. With all the fresh water […]
Re: Cabins for rent? Capt. thanks for the response. I was in no way referring to you specifically as I know that this is a busy season for you guys. Just wish that pt. mansfield fishermen in general would comment or inform on here about their experiences in mansfield.
Re: Cabins for rent? lesh, and fishstalkerSorry this forum is so slow in answering and posting information but with Capt. Brandon at Texas Tech getting his Doctorate and me fishing and hunting everyday just not enough time to post. I am still trying to post a fishing report every couple of weeks but we are […]
Re: Cabins for rent? Wish I knew. Good luck getting somebody to answer, it's deserted here. Was hoping this would be a good forum for pt mansfield like texas flats is for arroyo city and spi but nope, no one around here to help. :-\
Cabins for rent? Does anyone know if any of the cabins at the south end of the land cut are for rent? I know there are some around 9 mile hole and north of there, but I would prefer to fish the LLM.
YUM Money Hounds? Anyone tried them? i just bought some, have high hopes for bass fishing but also can see uses in the salt. small size looks just like a spook jr., i think they could be great where there is a lot of floating grass. Also have plans to chunk it onto the spoil […]
Toledo Bend — August 30, 2010 Can you say fresh water!!!! All I can say is the Lower Laguna Madre looks and tastes like Toledo Bend. No time can I and all that I have spoken with, remember the LLM as fresh as it has been. With the flood way running 1 ½ months full […]
Turn Your Topwater into a Walk-the-Dog Torpedo Have you ever bought a new Skitterwalk, Zara Spook jr, or She-Pup, headed to the local watering hole, tied on and cast out, and not have the lure walk just right. You know, when it's more of the plunk-plunk, rather than the more fish-inducing tic-tic-tic. The reason is […]
Choosing a Global Positioning System (GPS) for Fishing The success of any fishing trip rests on the ability of the “skipper” to find fish. That proposition used to rely on men that could read the water and the wind and the waves or were born with appended gills hidden somewhere amongst the glowing red, sunburned […]
Piscatorial Porn: How Texas Parks and Wildlife are Saving our Seas David Abrego sits behind his desk at Sea Center Texas with the words “Make It Happen” written in red capital letters on the white erase board running the length of his industrialized, sparse office. On the opposite wall, a long procession of floor to […]
Fishing 08/07/10 I don't know, the bite is awful slow compared to last year and the water down south smells pretty bad. All i fish is artificial but have not been doing good. At this point, thinking of heading north where salinity levels might be normal. What do you all think? Any opinions? Captains? Throw […]
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King Mackerel on Fly The first strike is short. The only evidence a fish even took a look at the olive and silver popping fly is a clear-black watered boil on the calm surface. A coronal halo of glowing life skirts the peripheries of the boil, and in moments the surface settles back down, and […]
Summertime Rolls — July 6, 2009 Beside a little blow and a lot rain, the fishing has been stellar. Pre-Alex, Dad had the folks on some monster trout with a couple over 28 and a decent snook thrown in to boot. On top of his trout shenanigans and the other guide staff pulling in the […]
Top-Three Family Fishing Destinations Put away the Gameboys and the PSPs, turn off the Crackberrys and iPhones, load the car, pile in the family, and get back in touch with each other and nature. Fishing is a great family-building escape, and the down time between battling the fish of the day is the perfect time […]
Boy, I’m Glad That’s Over — May 14, 2009 What a WILD RIDE!!!! Trying to fish everyday, getting MOMA GETAWAY back on her feet after her medical scare, dealing with boat problems and rigging new vessels. What can I say but: we will start back posting reports. May was a good month for large trout […]