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Crossroads weekly fishing report

May 18, 2017 at 4:15 p.m.

• NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains. Trout are good in the river on shad.

• SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp. Trout are fair to good around Lighthouse Cove on topwaters.

• BOLIVAR: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Lil' Johns and Gamblers. Black drum, sand trout and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

• TRINITY BAY: Trout are fair on live bait around the reefs. Redfish are fair to good in the marsh on shrimp and mullet.

• EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on the south shoreline on She Dogs and soft plastics. Trout are good while drifting the reefs on plastics. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.

• WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair on topwaters and Corkies in the afternoon. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.

• TEXAS CITY: Trout are fair to good on Dollar Reef on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish are fair in Moses Lake on mullet and shrimp.

• FREEPORT: Trout are fair to good at San Luis Pass on shrimp. Sand trout and sheepshead are good on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay. Black drum are good at the jetties on cracked blue crabs.

• EAST MATAGORDA BAY: Trout are good 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 and under mud boils in the middle of the bay.

• WEST MATAGORDA BAY: Redfish are fair to good on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Trout are fair on shell and grass on soft plastics. Redfish are fair to good in Lake Austin on crabs.

• PORT O'CONNOR: Trout and redfish are good on topwaters over sand and grass in the guts in San Antonio Bay. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back lakes with live shrimp. Trout are fair to good at the jetty on live shrimp and croakers.

• ROCKPORT: Trout are fair to good in the guts and channels on free-lined shrimp. Black drum are good in the Lydia Ann Channel on crabs. Trout are fair over grass while drifting with live shrimp.

• PORT ARANSAS: Redfish are fair to good at East Flats and around Dagger Island on shrimp and crabs. Trout, redfish and sheepshead are fair to good at the jetty on shrimp and croakers.

• CORPUS CHRISTI: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good for drifters working like shrimp over sand and grass.

• BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair to good on topwaters and live bait over deep rocks. Trout are good at night in the Land Cut on live shrimp.

• PORT MANSFIELD: Trout are good on topwaters around sand and grass at Green Island and Gladys Hole. Redfish are fair to good while drifting pot holes and while anchored with natural baits at East Cut.

• SOUTH PADRE: Trout are good around the spoil islands, channel edges and color changes on DOA Shrimp and live shrimp. Redfish are good on the edge of the flats on live bait. Snook are fair to good in South Bay.

• PORT ISABEL: Trout and redfish are fair to good on the flats on live shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in while drifting flats with DOA Shrimp under a cork.

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