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 Flounder Gigging Kicking Off

Well, we experienced the first ‘Northern Front’ since summer started.  Last night I had Paul Rico, his Father – Ruben and good friend Angel for a Galveston Flounder Gigging Charter.  With all the rain that we had Sunday morning, I tried to talk Paul into rescheduling because the areas where I have been finding the fish, I knew would be very stained.  Well,…

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August Fishing and Look Ahead

What a great start to August for speckled trout!  The fish have been cooperating, and we are catching great numbers of speckled trout up to 7lbs!  We have also had a few redfish mixed in the bag as well.  August is shaping up to be a great month for Galveston Fishing along the jetties. The Galveston Bull Redfish Run will be happening…

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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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Currents

I had Pete and his 12 year old son Benny for an afternoon trip yesterday.  I knew going into the trip, that the bite would likely be tough because of the slack tide.  The tides were very high, and very, very little current moving.  The incoming tide in the morning was the time to be fishing, but sometimes you just…

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Galveston Marsh Fishing Report

We had a fair weekend of fishing.  The speckled trout action for us has been a little slow.  The rainstorm we had Thursday night muddied the waters which hurts the trout bite.  The redfish, flounder and puppy drum action is pretty hot right now.  We caught allot of redfish.  Many of them under the 20″ minimum length requirement, but still a…

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Catching Galveston Bull Reds

The weather the past few days has been almost perfect for being on Galveston Bay.  Other than a fog delay Sunday, we could not ask for better weather conditions.  We caught some good fish.  Redfish, Black Drum, Big bull black drum, Sheepshead, and Gulf Trout were on the hook this weekend.  Water clarity has cleared up from the recent rains…

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Galveston Fishing and Gigging Combo Charter

Here at Fishing Galveston TX we have a unique Galveston Fishing Charter Trip that rolls two great Texas Coast traditions into one great adventure.  Having grown up on the Texas Gulf Coast, Captain Greg has spent many beautiful evenings fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder in the back bays and bayous.  Being out on the water and watching the…

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