Lake Texana receives underwater habitat

Kyle Woodring, 14, of Edna, fishes with a net in Lake Texana.

North Sabine

Redfish are good under rafts of shad on Gulps. Redfish are fair to good at the mouths of bayous draining from the marsh.

South Sabine

Trout are fair at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. Flounder are fair on live bait at the mouths of bayous.

Bolivar

Trout are fair on the south shoreline on topwaters and soft plastics. Trout, sand trout and croakers are fair to good at Rollover Pass on live bait.

Trinity Bay

Fishing is slow due to freshwater.

East Galveston Bay

Trout are fair to good for drifters working deep shell on red/white and plum Gamblers, Down South Lures and Lil’Johns. Trout are fair on live bait around the Ship Channel.

West Galveston Bay

Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are fair at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Trout and redfish are fair to good at the mouth of bayous on the outgoing tide on live shrimp. Red snapper and kingfish are good offshore.

Texas City

Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp. Trout are fair to good at Dollar Reef on live bait.

Freeport

Trout are fair at San Luis Pass on shrimp, MirrOlures and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay and Chocolate Bay. Trout are fair around the rocks in the harbor.

East Matagorda Bay

Trout are fair to good for drifters on live shrimp over mid–bay reefs. Redfish are fair in the middle of the bay on live shrimp near slicks. Redfish are fair in Lake Austin on shrimp.

West Matagorda Bay

Trout are fair on sand and grass on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and She Dogs. Redfish are fair in the back reaches of the bay on mud and shell on live shrimp.

Port O’connor

Trout and redfish are fair on topwaters and live bait over sand and grass near Pass Cavallo. Trout and redfish are fair at the mouths of the back lakes on the outgoing tide.

Rockport

Trout are fair in the guts and channels on free–lined shrimp. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp. Trout are fair at Traylor Island on live bait.

Port Aransas

Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair at the jetty on shrimp and croakers. Offshore is good for kingfish, cobia and red snapper.

Corpus Christi

Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps, croakers and live shrimp. Trout are fair to good on Gulps and live shrimp over sand and grass near the Packery Channel and on the shell in Nueces Bay.

Baffin Bay

Trout are fair to good on topwaters and live bait around rocks and grass. Trout are fair to good while drifting grass around spoil islands on Bass Assassins, Down South Lures and Gamblers.

Port Mansfield

Trout are good on topwaters on the edge of the channel and around sand and grass. Redfish are fair to good while wading over sand on small topwaters. Offshore is good for kingfish, dorado, red snapper and ling.

South Padre

Trout are fair to good on shrimp and DOA Shrimp while drifting the grass beds. Snook are fair in South Bay on plastics.

Port Isabel

Trout are fair to good on the deeper edges and flats on topwaters and live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in Cullen Bay on small topwaters and live shrimp.

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