Reel ’em in – Our weekly guide to action at favored angling spots
Fishing Report by Brandon C. Williams
Follow thy path of Moses (Lake) and
findeth an abundance of fish
MOSES LAKE in Texas City is one of the area’s hot spots for fishing as the month of August comes into full swing. As usual, trout are abundant, yet redfish are beginning to be more abundant, especially in Trinity Bay.
North Sabine: Trout are fair while working slicks and shad. Redfish are good under rafts of shad on topwaters.
South Sabine: Trout are fair to good at the jetty on live bait and topwaters. rout are good while drifting scattered shell on plastics. Trout are good at the nearshore rigs on finger mullet and croakers.
Bolivar: Trout are fair while wading with topwaters and live bait. Trout, sand trout, whiting and croakers are fair to good at Rollover Pass on live bait.
Trinity Bay: Trout are good for drifters working pods of shad and mullet. Trout, redfish and croaker are good at the spillway on live bait. Trout are fair to good at the wells on plastics and live bait.
East Galveston Bay: Trout are fair for drifters working deep shell on limetreuse and plum plastics. Trout are good on live bait around the Ship Channel. Trout are good around slicks and reefs on soft plastics.
West Galveston Bay: Trout and redfish are good at the jetty on shrimp and finger mullet. Trout and redfish are fair to good at the mouth of bayous on the outgoing tide on live shrimp.
Texas City: Trout are fair to good on the reefs and in the channel on live shrimp and croakers. Redfish and sand trout are fair to good in Moses Lake on shrimp.
Freeport: Trout are fair good at San Luis Pass and the jetties on shrimp and soft plastics. Trout, redfish, sand trout and sheepshead are fair on live shrimp on the reefs in Christmas Bay and Chocolate Bay.
East Matagorda Bay: Trout are fair for drifters on live shrimp over mid–bay reefs in streaky water. Redfish are fair while wading the shorelines with small topwaters. Trout are fair for waders tossing croakers.
West Matagorda Bay: Trout are fair on sand and grass on soft plastics and topwaters. Redfish are fair on mud and shell on live shrimp.