The Big Ol Mess: #1 Fishing Report for Galveston, Key West & More!

Big Ol Mess Table of Contents:

Texas Fishing Reports

  1. Austin Fishing Reports
  2. Dallas Fishing Reports
  3. Freeport Fishing Reports
  4. Galveston Fishing Reports
  5. Port Aransas Fishing Reports
  6. Rockport Fishing Reports
  7. Trinity River Fishing Reports

Beyond Texas

  1. Broken Bow Fishing Reports (Oklahoma)
  2. Daytona Beach Fishing Reports (Florida)
  3. Key West Fishing Reports (Florida)
  4. Shell Beach Fishing Reports (Louisiana)

Texas Fishing Reports

1) Austin Fishing Reports

"Great fishing right now. If you stumble on the right stretch of reeds early in the morning, you can do a lot of damage with a River2Sea Phat Mat Daddy frog. After that first hour though, we are having better success with drop shot rigged finesse worms and swimbaits over submerged vegetation in 4-10 ft of water."-Ander

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Pictures from Carson Austin Texas fishing trips.

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2) Dallas Fishing Reports

"Busy week at lake fork with a few giants . Fishing is getting better by the day . The spawn is in full swing."-Marc

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3) Freeport Fishing Reports

"Inshore areas been great for redfish and drum , along with nice flounders and specks !"-Captain Mike

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4) Galveston Fishing Reports

Pictures from Bryan Galveston Texas fishing trips.

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"Lots of pan fish on live or dead bait fishing over reefs in the Galveston complex. The jetties still holding lots of fish on shrimp fishing close to the rocks. West Bay fair for trout with lures and live shrimp. East bay is fair also for trout and a few redfish. Overall fishing should be getting better as soon as these fronts quit moving thru. They safe."-Captain Mike

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"Water is warming up. Fish are getting into their summer patterns and schooling up. The big trout are starting to show themselves and the redfish have been steady. Its almost time to start throwing croakers for that massive thump and runoff."-Captain Mike

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Pictures from Captain Mike's Galveston Texas fishing trips.

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Pictures from Captain Reggie

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Pictures from Captain Steve's Galveston Texas fishing trips.

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5) Port Aransas Fishing Reports

Pictures from Captain Jr's Freeport, Texas fishing trips.

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6) Rockport Fishing Reports

"Trout slow to fair on top waters and soft plastics it starting to pick up on live shrimp on a popping cork up to 23”. Redfish good to excellent on shrimp, cut mullet, shad and soft plastics close to deeper water. Some oversized reds mixed in as well. Black drum fair to good on dead shrimp. Water temps from 72to 75 degrees. With the warmer temps fish are starting to be a little more consistent and aggressive. Cold front be here Saturday. N winds gusting to 40. Be safe out there! Tight lines!"-Captain Larry

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7) Trinity River Fishing Reports

Pictures from Kirk's Trinity River fishing trips

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Pictures from Mark's Trinity River fishing trip.

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Beyond Texas

1) Broken Bow Fishing Reports (Oklahoma)

"Early morning midge nymphs and emergers remain good to very good. Midge dry flies very good late morning. Drift boat fishing very good on damsel fly nymphs and midge emergers. Fish moving to deeper water on sunny days. Drift boat fishing very good!"-Chris

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2) Daytona Beach Fishing Reports (Florida)

Pictures from Captain Austin's Daytona Beach fishing trips.

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3) Key West Fishing Reports (Florida)

Pictures from Captain Art's Key West, Florida fishing trips.

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4) Shell Beach Fishing Reports (Louisiana)

Pictures from Captain Joe's Shell Beach fishing trips.

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