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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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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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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Spring is around the corner!

So far we have had a very mild winter here along the Texas Gulf Coast.  The flounder are already migrating back into our Bay system.  We should have an AWESOME spring flounder gigging season!  The bay is already full of flounder!  Lets go gigging!  The drum, sheepshead and redfish are being caught along the jetties.  The back bayou trips for slot…

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Dec 28, 2012 Gigging Report

Had a good night on Galveston Bay last night for flounder gigging.  I had return customer, Josh and a couple of his buds for the evening.  Josh booked his first trip with me 2 weeks ago, and wanted to come back for more!  The first hour was a little slow, with only 6 fish for our efforts.  The fish were…

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December Flounder Gigging

The month of December has been great for flounder gigging on Galveston Bay.  The water clarity has been great, and the flounder are Big!  We have actually gigged flounder in as deep as 3 foot of water!  That is how clear the water has been.  If the weather stays mild, January gigging should continue to be good.  I am still…

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