Galveston Bay Fishing Report 3-4-12

This past weekend started off with the winds blowing upwards of 30 mph Saturday, so I had to reschedule Saturday’s trip.  Sunday, the weather was nice, and we caught some fish.  I had return customer Vincent and his family for a morning on Galveston Bay.  We got a late start because we had to wait on the live shrimp to get…

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Flounder Gigging Report

Last week the Galveston weather couldn’t seem to make up it’s mind.  We had a couple days that seemed like we were in the middle of May with warm conditions, then the next thing I know it is 42 degrees after one of my gigging trips!  The high southerly winds that we had before the northern front came thru pushed all the water…

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Galveston Fishing Kids Fish Free

Fishing Galveston Tx is offering Galveston Fishing Charters thru the month of March Kids Fish Free!  With the booking of a half day Galveston Fishing Charter for three anglers, the fourth angler (under 17) fishes for free!!!!  We are catching Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Drum, Sheepshead, Sharks, and many other saltwater species!  Galveston Fishing is heating up!  Spring Break is around the corner.  Experience a great day on the water with Captain Greg Verm.  Captain…

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Fishing the Galveston Jetties

Fishing on the Rocks It’s not just what you catch, but what you might encounter, that makes Texas jetty fishing such an incredible experience. By Larry Bozka In just the short time we’ve been here, the waves of the Galveston ship channel have doubled in size. The breakers are chest-high now, charging past the boat like determined soldiers only to fall headfirst…

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Galveston Spring Flounder Run

I made a couple of flounder gigging trips this past week in Galveston Bay.  The flounder are beginning their migration back into Galveston Bay .  We found theflounder in sand and shell adjacent to deep water channels.  I was very surprised to see as many nice size flounder this early.  We are nearing the end of February, and I believe this spring is gonna be an…

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Galveston Spring Break Fishing Special Pricing !

We are offering special pricing for Galveston Spring Break !  Get the kids out on the water with Captain Greg.  Galveston Jetty Special – Full Day of Galveston Jetty Fishing for Drum, Sheepshead, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder and Sharks – $600 for six anglers! Must mention this ad when booking for the special pricing!  As of now March 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th are open!  Can also do a mid morning…

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Sheepshead in Texas

Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) TPWD © Other Names Convict Fish Description Vivid black and white bars make the sheepshead or “convict fish” distinctive among fishes of the Texas coast. large sharp spines and a razor-edge gill cover make handling and cleaning difficult. another key feature is the jutting teath, slighly like a human’s. Life History Spawning occurs in February and March in…

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Galveston Redfish

Catching shallow water Galveston Redfish on Topwater is one of my favorite types of fishing.  Catching Galveston Redfish is fun anyway you do it, but nothing can compare to enticing a big Redfish into eating a topwater lure.  First of all, the water I fish for topwater Redfish is shallow.  When I say shallow – I am talking 6 to 18 inches!  Yes,  Redfish feed in that shallow of water. …

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High Tides and Flounder

I made a quick solo trip last night to check water clarity after the rains we have been having.  The tide was EXTREMELY high.  The water is in good shape though.  I saw 8 flounder and stuck these 4 for supper tonight.  I am anticipating a Great Galveston Bay Spring Flounder Run.  There was allot of bait in the area…

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Black Drum in Texas

Black Drum (Pogonias cromis) TPWD © Other Names Texas Drum, Sea Drum, Saltwater Drum, Gray Drum, Drumfish, Striped Drum, Tambor Description The black drum is a chunky, high-backed fish with many barbels or whiskers under the lower jaw. Younger fish have four or five dark vertical bars on their sides but these disappear with age. The bellies of older fish are…

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