Galveston Fishing Report – March Fishing on the Upper Texas Coast

Written by Captain Greg Verm

Water Temps:

Eagle Point:  63.7 F

Galveston Causeway:  66.2 F

North Galveston Jetty:  63.0

San Luis Pass:  66.2

March is here, and so far it is showing good signs of great things.  This past week, the winds kept us tucked in the back lakes and marshes.  Our Galveston Fishing Charters find refuge in these areas and target redfish, flounder, speckled trout, sheepshead and black drum.  Yesterday was one of those windy March days, and we found redfish stacked on the wind blown banks.  Many times on windy days, the shorelines hold lots of redfish.  The bait fish get pushed up on these banks from the winds, and the redfish are cruising these areas getting an easy meal.  Also, in back lakes we are seeing good signs of Bay Snapper, aka sheepshead.  These tasty fish like to hang around any oyster reefs in the area, and will eat a live shrimp under a popping cord.

On the calmer days of March, when Mother Nature lets us venture to the open water of the jetties and beachfront our Family Friendly Galveston Fishing Guides will be targeting both sets of Galveston Jetties for spawning sheepshead, speckled trout, redfish, and black drum.  These trips are action packed, and great for visitors during Galveston Spring Break.  Not only will we target the great eating fish such as specks, reds, and bay snapper – we will also bring our big game tackle along and target the Giant Black Drum in 25 to 35 foot of water.  These fish are spawning right now, and are great fun to catch.  All of these fish are catch and release only.

If you are looking for a getaway for your family or group of friends – give us a call.  We have a trip that will be great for you and with Spring Break right around the corner, a Galveston Fishing Trip is second to none.  We are very versatile and have areas that we can fish even on the windy days of March.  We also have lodging at Bay’s Landing just over the San Luis Pass Bridge where our boats can pick you up from your dock for a fun day of fishing.  Give Captain Greg a call if you have any questions, or would like to book your next Galveston Fishing Trip.