Nov. 8, 2011 at 5:08 a.m.
Updated Nov. 9, 2011 at 5:09 a.m.
THIS WEEK'S FISHING REPORT
EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good under the birds. Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
WEST GALVESTON BAY: Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout are good under the birds in the afternoon.
FREEPORT: Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Bull redfish are good at San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs. Flounder are good around the pass on jigs tipped with shrimp and finger mullet.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are good in the middle of the bay under diving gulls. High tides have pushed redfish to the back lakes, but expect tides to drop with forecasted north winds.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good in Oyster Lake on shrimp. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Flounder are fair to good on soft plastics over muddy bottoms at the locks.
PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and black drum are good on the reefs in San Antonio Bay on live shrimp. Trout and redfish are fair on topwaters over soft mud in waist-deep water in San Antonio Bay.
ROCKPORT: Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good on the Estes Flats on mullet and shrimp.
PORT ARANSAS: Redfish are fair to good on the East Flats on topwaters and Gulps. Flounder are good on the edge of the channel on Gulps. Offshore is good for tuna.
CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are good on plastics and Corkies in Oso Bay. Redfish are fair to good around Shamrock Cove on small topwaters and spoons. Black drum and redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp.
BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies and topwaters. Redfish are good in the Land Cut on natural baits. Trout are good on deep rocks on plum plastics and Gulps.
REPORTS COMPILED BY BINK GRIMES