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"Good fishing right now! Still quite a few bass that are spawning, but many are done at this point. We had the best success by fishing in and around shallow spawning areas with drop shot rigged finesse worms." -Ander
Pictures from Captain Kevin's Corpus Christi fishing trips.
"Fishing is still hot and so is the temperature 30 to 50 fish a day is the average on wacky worms spinner baits And crank baits in 0 to 12 foot water."-Robert's
"Amberjack season is here!"-Captain Cody
"Red snapper are thick this year."-Captain Cody
Pictures from Captain David's Galveston fishing trips.
"These cold fronts keep coming, the fish keep getting unsettled because of all these fronts. One day they are in shallow water the next deep. The best bet is to go to the Galveston jetties and fish on the bottom near the rocks. When the tide is going out fish the channel side, when the tide is coming in fish the gulf side of the rocks. There still lots of pan fish at the jetties. Overall fishing is slow. Be safe."-Captain Mike
Pictures from Captain Mike's Galveston fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Reggie's Galveston fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Mike's Port O'Connor fishing trips.
"Trout fair to slow soft plastics it starting to pick up on live shrimp on a popping cork up to 25”. Redfish good to excellent on shrimp,cut mullet,shad and soft plastics close to deeper water. Some fish starting to move up on the flats when the sun comes out early!pay attention to the minor and major feeding times! Black drum fair to good on dead shrimp. Water temps from 72 to 76 degrees - with the warmer temps fish are starting to be a little more consistent and aggressive. Well the front made it in last night and shut today (we’d) down. Was a tough slow day today. Guess that’s why they call it fishing not catching! Tight lines everyone be safe out there this weekend!"-Captain Larry
Pictures from Captain Emilio's South Padre Island fishing trips.
"Brother in laws Tom and Randy caught 5 nice trout and - Tom's first reddish."-Captain Ron
Pictures from Kirk's Trinity River fishing trips.
Pictures from Mark's Trinity River fishing trip.
"Drift boat trips are fishing great. Fish attacking damsel fly nymphs on the strip. Wade in fishing great with double nymph rigs. Caddis or midge dry flies."-Chris
"Lots of Big fish are coming to the dock!"-Captain Tommy
Pictures from Captain Gage's Clearwater fishing trips.
"Been another week of great fishing in Islamorada."-Captain Ben
Pictures from Captain Harry Kapa'a fishing trips.
Pictures from Captain Craig's Key West fishing trips.
"Mutton madness in Key West."-Captain Justin
Pictures from Captain Rudy Neumann's West Palm Beach fishing trips
"Amberjacks have been cooperating on longer trips."-Captain Reid
"Dry flies, streamers, nymphs, you name it - the fish are hungry this time of year here in western Wyoming. And it's only getting better by the day. Plenty of happy fish to be found, and the right amount of snowfall to guarantee a special season that is already off to a spectacular start."-Noah
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