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Good fishing at Lake Austin right now. We are finding good success in shallow spawning areas with a hollow body frog, weightless senkos, and a finesse worm on a drop shot rig." -Ander
Pictures from Milton's Dallas fishing trips.
"Fishing here at Falcon it's the best it's been in three years or so went out yesterday with our only tackle store owner here in town - 35 fish plus and our big fish of the day we had a couple of sevens 6 to 8 foot of water using Sinco's and spinner baits."-Robert's
Pictures from Captain Mike Freeport fishing trips.
"We have been catching red fish this week. Popping cork and shrimp have been the go to bait. We have been fishing from the boat. High winds and high tides have made it a challenge, but these crews hung tough and made the best of the time they had."-Captain Harry
Pictures from Captain Ray's Galveston fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Rick's Galveston fishing trips.
"Redfish action has been on fire at the jetty's this week."-Captain Shannon
"Trout and sharks showing up, reds and sheep heads still biting great."-Captain William
"Pretty good week. Wade fishing is still the key to good fish. Just working shorelines with bait present. Been getting started before daylight with the best bite happening just as the horizon starts to turn pink."-Captain William
"Too much rain! I am having to jostle trips around the storms but Bam birthday boy lands a 15 pounder!"-JD
Pictures from Captain Pat's Port O'Connor fishing trips.
"Trout are fair- soft plastics are starting to pick up and we're catching them on live shrimp on a popping cork- fish up to 25”.
Redfish good to excellent on shrimp, cut mullet, shad and soft plastics close to deeper water. Some fish are starting to move up on the flats when the sun comes out early! Pay attention to the minor and major feeding times!
Black drum are fair to good on dead shrimp. Water temps from 73 to 77 degrees. With the warmer temps fish are starting to be a little more consistent and aggressive. Another front on the way. Bad winds and lightning expected! Stay safe and tight lines!"-Captain Larry
Pictures from Kirk's Trinity River fishing trips.
"Spring's warming up and the fishing is getting good!" -Doug
"Last few days mostly medium size fish. Bite great mornings on leech and midge emergers. Lots of medium size feeding aggressively. Net numbers in the 20's most mornings."-Chris
"Great fishing, catching Reds and Specks."-Captain Tommy
Pictures from Captain Gage's Clearwater fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Austin's Daytona Beach fishing trips.
"Offshore Stream fishing is fairly good. Wahoo, mahi, tuna - I've been inshore around the reefs for kingfish and bonita and did catch a couple sailfish today."-Captain Chris'
Pictures from Captain Nicholas' Delacroix fishing trips.
"Fishing is in peak season here in Islamorada"-Captain Ben
Pictures from Jason's Knoxville fishing trips.
"Wide open bull redfish bite. If you have the right baits and know where they are, you're in for a rodeo."-Captain Will
Pictures from Captain Donnie's Venice fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Rudy Neumann's West Palm Beach fishing trips
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