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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