Galveston Fishing Report – Hot Spring Break Action

Written by Captain Greg Verm

Current Water Temperatures:

Eagle Point:  57.2F

Galveston Causeway:  56.1F

Galveston North Jetty:  58.5F

San Luis Pass:  59.0F

The past week has been the start of our Spring Breakers enjoying some fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast, and our Galveston Family Friendly Fishing Guides continues to make things happen and get rods bowed up.  Despite Mother Nature’s curveballs – it was a fun filled fish catching week!  

With the high winds we tucked back in the protected back lakes and marshes of Galveston Bay with live shrimp and found hungry fish.  Most of our fish came in less than 3 feet of water over both mud and shell.  Concentrating on shallow flats and reefs adjacent to deeper guts and channels has been critical.  Also, when the tide is moving we are staging up around drains and having good success finding feeding fish ambushing the bait fish as they move in and out of the drains.

Using live shrimp under a popping cork – we are targeting redfish, speckled trout, BaySnapper, and black drum.  As I am writing this Galveston Fishing Report – a cold front just moved through and did drop the water temperatures today.  However this past week we have seen the water temperatures in the low to mid 70s.  As this cool front pushes through and warm air takes it’s place – fishing will get better and better through the spring.

This is a great time to get those kids out on the water and catch some fish.  Our Galveston Kid Friendly Fishing Guides have decades of experience on the Texas Gulf Coast and are ready to get your family out on the Bays and Beachfront for some fish catching action!  Give us a call and get your Galveston Fishing Charter booked today.  409-739-8526 or email

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