Weekly Fishing Report


Compiled from TPWD and other data

SALTWATER

Port Aransas
GOOD. 60 degrees. Flounder are good on live mullet along the marsh. Redfish are fair on shrimp, and KWigglers paddle tail and found in schools. Speckled trout are decent on shrimp, KWigglers ball tail, and top waters. Black drum are fair on shrimp or crab or soft plastics.

Corpus Christi 
VERY GOOD. 60 degrees. Redfish are very good and being caught on cut mullet and shrimp. Speckled trout are fair with Texas Rattler jigs. Flounder are excellent on minnow or squid or jig. Drum are excellent on shrimp.

Baffin Bay
VERY GOOD. 63 degrees. Redfish are very good in the flats with topwater, and live bait following the mullet. Flounder are good on jigs or minnow. Speckled trout are excellent on Gulp shrimp- use a lead jig head, and bounce off the bottom quickly. Slow sinking artificial lures are the choice for the wade fisherman.


FRESHWATER 

Lake Corpus Christi (Mathis) 
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 60-64 degrees; 3.30’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on Texas rigged worms, rattletraps, crankbaits, and spinners. Look for vegetative cover, gravel points, and drops. White bass are good on rattletraps and minnows in and around the Nueces River and deeper submerged former river bed. Crappie are fair on live minnows. Catfish are fair to good on cut bait and cheese bait.

Choke Canyon (Three Rivers) 
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 63 degrees; 17.57’ low. Largemouth bass are good off of flukes and shallow cranks in 2-6 feet of water. The shallow brush, flooded timber, and mid-lake islands have been good areas to fish. White bass are fair with minnows near feeder rivers and extending about 200 yards out. All catfish are excellent on larger live bait and cut baits in shallower water 10 feet or less.



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