and into the week.
Some huge amberjack were brought
in by the Junior Boatmen during their
offshore tournament, including a 99.5-
pounder caught by Christian Collins of
Offshore party boats brought in tuna by
the hundreds, including some yellowfin.
The tuna are still pretty far offshore, but
there are plenty of them out there.
Bay anglers are catching plenty of red-
fish, drum and a trout here and there.
Julie Hower of Port Aransas caught a
34-inch redfish, which she tagged, in the
Laguna Madre on a four-inch sugar and
spice Berkley Gulp.
MaryAnn Heimann at Offshore Adventures
said offshore trips brought in
plenty of vermilion snapper and ling.
Bay anglers are catching plenty of nice
Beverly Fintel at Barnacle Bill’s Pier
House at Horace Caldwell Pier reported
catches of redfish, jack crevalle, pompano,
shark and some trout. John McNatt at Fisherman’s Wharf
reported a great tuna catch on the 56-hour
trip. They caught several yellowfin tuna,
some huge amberjack, state-water red
snapper, vermilion snapper and more than
200 blackfin tuna. North jetty anglers
caught Spanish mackerel and redfish.
Chris Wallace at Dolphin Dock reported
offshore catches of yellowfin,
amberjack, kingfish, blacktip, Atlantic
sharpnose and hammerhead shark and
Dan Hurd at Deep Sea Headquarters
said offshore anglers caught vermilion
snapper, dog snapper, Atlantic sharpnose
shark, kingfish, amberjack, grouper,
wahoo, yellowfin and blackfin tuna, ling
and blacktip shark and barracuda and a
blue marlin. Bay anglers brought in black
drum, redfish, and trout.
Sharon Keehlisen at Woody’s Sports
Center said offshore anglers are catching
“lots of state-water red snapper.” Bay
anglers caught limits of black drum and
some redfish back in the flats. Surf anglers
are catching redfish.