Galveston Fall Fishing and Flounder Gigging

Spent the evening with a very important little lady yesterday afternoon – my daughter, Kylie Jo.  Kylie is 11 years old, and has been spending days and nights on Galveston Bay with me since she was a toddler.  Ever since she was a very young age, she has always appreciated Mother Natures Beauty.  From sunrises to sunsets to watching the big harvest moon…

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October Flounder Gigging Galveston

Last night I took my son and his buddy out for a quick scouting trip for flounder.  With this past weekends high levels of rainfall, and the 20+ mph west north west winds – the bay was in pretty bad shape, but we did stick a few very nice flounder.  October is here and the flounder run is under way!  Book…

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Stuffed Flounder Recipes

On a number of my Flounder Gigging Charters, I am asked the question “what is the best way to cook a flounder?”  Well, thru the years of eating flounder – from my Mom’s best recipe to my latest inventions – I have come up with a number of great ideas. The way my Mom cooked our fresh caught flounder was pretty simple and extremely delicious. …

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Galveston Texas Flounder

We had another great night last night for flounder gigging in Galveston.  Ryan and Martha celebrated their four year wedding anniversary with a Galveston Bay Flounder Gigging Charter.  Ryan and Martha gigged some very nice Galveston Flounder and a cooller full of Blue Crabs.  The Fall Flounder Run is getting under way, and some big females are showing up.  The flounder are not quite stacked up, yet –…

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Texas Flounder Gigging

This is a great time of year to be on the Texas Coast.  Flounder Gigging in Texas is really heating up right now.  Fall is here, though the temps are still in the upper 80’s lower 90’s at times – the daylight hours are getting shorter, and the temps are slowly dropping once the sun goes down.  We are beginning to see big…

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Galveston Fall Flounder Gigging and Fishing

Fall is officially here and it is such a great time to live on the Texas Coast!  Fishing is great, and flounder gigging is awesome.  Right now, giant Bull Reds are being caught along the Galveston Jetties.  Speckled Trout, Redfish and Flounder are being caught in great numbers in Galveston Bay and the Backlakes.  Giant Flounder are moving into the…

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Flounder Gigging Report for Galveston Bay

The days are getting shorter, we have experienced our first ‘cool front’ and Galveston Flounder Gigging is getting better.  We had a little taste of fall air this week with temperatures dipping in the low 60’s. The Fall Flounder Run is around the corner, and the bigger female flounder are already showing up in the shallows.  There are a ton of male flounder…

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Texas Flounder

Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) Other Names Flounder Description All flatfishes, including the southern flounder, are compressed laterally and spend most of their life lying and swimming along the bottom on their side. In the case of southern flounder, the left side is always the “up” side; in other species, the opposite is true. Small flounder grow rapidly and may reach…

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Galveston Speckled Trout

Sunday I had return customer, Colton, his sons Christian and Trey as well and his friend Shane.  Despite the full moon the past couple days, we were able to put some very nice Speckled Trout in the box.  The bait of choice was live shrimp under a Cajun Thunder Popping Cork, with a few fish being caught free lining shrimp as…

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