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Week of November 26, 2014

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NORTH SABINE :  Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Waders have taken better trout on the Louisiana shoreline on slow–sinking plugs in the afternoon. Tides are below normal.

SOUTH SABINE :  Redfish are fair on the edge of the channel on mullet. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on live shrimp.

BOLIVAR :  Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on slow–sinking plugs. Black drum and redfish are good at Rollover Pass.

TRINITY BAY :  Trout are good under birds on MirrOlures and soft plastics. Redfish are good at the spillway on crabs and mullet. Flounder are fair to good on shrimp on the north shoreline. Tides are below normal.

EAST GALVESTON BAY :  Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Trout are good over the deep reefs on plastics when the wind allows.

WEST GALVESTON BAY :  Trout are fair to good for waders working the mud and shell in the afternoon on MirrOlures and Corkies. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs. Flounder are good on the lower end of the bay on mullet and shrimp.

TEXAS CITY :  Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in the holes in Moses Lake on fresh shrimp. The channel edges have held trout, black drum and a few flounder on Gulps and shrimp.

FREEPORT :  Sand trout and sheepshead are fair to good on live shrimp on the reefs. Redfish 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. Birds have worked sporadically.

WEST MATAGORDA BAY :  Trout are good in the Colorado River on glow plastics and Gulps. Redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline in the guts and bayous. Trout are fair in the guts on the south shoreline on 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 reefs on live shrimp. Redfish are good at the mouths of drains.

ROCKPORT :  Trout are fair on the edge of the ICW on glow DOA Shrimp. Redfish are fair to good in the holes on the Estes Flats on mullet and shrimp. Black drum are fair to good on shrimp on the shell.

PORT ARANSAS :  Redfish are fair to good on the East Flats on Gulps and mullet. Sand trout are good on shrimp in the channel.

CORPUS CHRISTI :  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 and Gulps.

BAFFIN BAY :  Trout are fair to good in mud and grass on Corkies, MirrOlures and Gulps. Trout are fair to good in the guts along the King Ranch shoreline on Corkies, Bass Assassins and Gamblers.

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 and around the spoils on Corkies and MirrOlures.

SOUTH PADRE :  Trout and redfish are fair to good on the edge of the Intracoastal on DOA Shrimp and Gulps. Redfish, black drum and mangrove snapper are fair to good in the channel on shrimp.

PORT ISABEL :  Trout are fair on the edge of the flats on soft plastics and Gulps under popping corks. Redfish are fair to good in South Bay on the edge of the channel on shrimp.


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