Long-range tuna trips brought back plenty, and shorter trips caught kingfish, snapper, shark and grouper.
Bay anglers are still reporting nice big redfish with a few trout, drum and Spanish mackerel thrown in.
Angel Tomacek at the Horace Caldwell Pier reported schools of Spanish mackerel off the pier. Plenty of redfish and black drum were caught, along with a variety of shark and some gafftop.
Chris Wallace at Dolphin Dock said offshore trips caught kingfish, vermilion snapper, a few nice grouper and some shark, including mako.
Tom Creighton at Woody’s Sports Center reported that bay guides are catching limits of redfish, some black drum and mangrove snapper. Jetty and surf anglers, too, are bringing in plenty of redfish.
Dan Hurd at Deep Sea Headquarters said shorter offshore trips yielded kingfish, vermillion snapper, blackfin tuna and Atlantic sharpnose shark. The long-range yellowfin tuna trips have been very successful when the weather allowed. They brought in some nice size yellowfin tuna, dorado, barracuda and blackfin tuna. Bay anglers caught redfish and a few flounder. Anglers on the jetties and piers reported some nice gafftop and black drum.
MaryAnn Heimann at Offshore Adventures reported offshore catches of kingfish, vermilion snapper, ling and lane snapper. Bay anglers, she said, are catching redfish, black drum, a few sheepshead with the colder temperatures, and lots of trout at night. Kayakers on the trails and anglers on the Aransas Channel have brought in nice big redfish, using shrimp as bait, Heimann said.