Dec. 13, 2011 at 6:13 a.m.
FREEPORT: Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs. Redfish and black drum are fair to good at San Luis pass on cracked blue crabs.
EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over humps and scattered shell. Redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on crabs and mullet. Waders have taken better trout on Corkies and MirrOlures.
WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline in the guts and bayous. Trout are good for waders working mud and grass on soft plastics.
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.
ROCKPORT: Trout are fair on the edge of the ICW on glow DOA Shrimp. Redfish are fair to good on the Estes Flats on mullet and shrimp. Mud and grass have held trout for waders working Corkies and MirrOlures.
PORT ARANSAS: Trout are fair to good around Shamrock for waders working slow-sinking plugs. Redfish are fair to good on the East Flats on Gulps and mullet. Sand trout and croakers are good on shrimp in the channel.
CORPUS CHRISTI: Redfish are fair to good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are best on the edge of the flats on live shrimp and DOA Shrimp. Bull redfish have been caught near the Packery Channel on crabs.
BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies and Catch 2000s. Trout are fair to good in the guts along the King Ranch shoreline on Corkies. Some flounder have been found on the edges of spoils on Gulps.
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. Waders have worked spoils for solid trout on Corkies and MirrOlures.
REPORTS COMPILED BY BINK GRIMES