Aransas these days.
The crowds of anglers are gone, but the
fish are still out there.
Kingfish are still reliable offshore, along
with amberjack, ling, vermilion snapper
Bay guides are picking up some nice trout
and bull reds, along with black drum.
Tom Creighton at Woody’s Sports
Center said offshore anglers are catching
mostly kingfish. Bay anglers caught bull
redfish, some of them oversized, black drum
and a few trout.
MaryAnn Heimann at Offshore Adventures
said offshore anglers brought in
kingfish, shark, ling and jack crevalle. A
blue marlin made an appearance on one of
the baits, but took his leave. Bay anglers are
catching big redfish, black drum, mangrove
snapper, sheepshead, flounder and “consistently
nice sized trout, around 20-inches,”
she said. Heimann added that the “water is so clear over here you could look down and
pick the fish you want to catch.”
Beverly Fintel at Barnacle Bill’s Pier
House at Horace Caldwell Pier reported
catches of speckled trout, some nice redfish,
yellowtail and flounder.
John McNatt at Fisherman’s Wharf
said offshore trips brought in kingfish,
vermilion snapper, jack crevalle, amberjack
and barracuda. North jetty anglers are still
catching Spanish mackerel and reds, he
said, and bay guides are catching redfish
and black drum.
Brenda Fudge at Dolphin Dock reported
catches of kingfish, vermilion snapper,
shark and grouper.
Dan Hurd at Deep Sea Headquarters
said offshore anglers caught vermilion
snapper, dog snapper, Atlantic sharpnose
shark, kingfish, amberjack, grouper, wahoo,
blackfin tuna, ling and blacktip shark. Bay
anglers brought in black drum, redfish,