Bolivar: GOOD. 60 Degrees. Speckled trout and redfish can be found in the flats on shrimp or croaker. Black drum are good along drop-offs and around structure or vegetation. Flounder are good near rocks on mullet.
Trinity Bay: GOOD. 59-60 degrees. Speckled trout are good on live shrimp under a popping cork. Redfish are good on mullet or soft plastics and found along the shoreline. Flounder bite is good on croaker.
East Galveston Bay: GOOD. 59 degrees. Speckled trout are good on live shrimp or soft plastics. Redfish are good in the marsh on live mullet, and shrimp. Sheepshead are fair around structure on shrimp.
West Galveston Bay: GOOD. 59 degrees. Redfish and black drum are good near the coves along the south shorelines. Flounder are good on live shrimp. Speckled trout are excellent on shrimp under popping cork in the deeper water.
Texas City: FAIR TO GOOD. 59 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are good and are found over mud on shrimp or fresh cut mullet. Black drum are good around the bayou on croaker or crab. Flounder are good in the channels on mullet.
Freeport: GOOD. 61 degrees. Redfish and speckled trout are good in the bay on mullet or shrimp. Black drum are good on blue crab around the reefs. Flounder are best along the drains on mullet or minnow. Fish from the boat with live natural baits and artificial baits. For wade fishing and night time flounder gigging, use artificials. The second half of the week will have high fish activity but will drop off over the weekend.
East Matagorda Bay: FAIR TO GOOD. 61 degrees. Speckled trout have slowed down a bit due to the temperature but still bite on live shrimp under popping cork and soft plastics around the reefs. Redfish are good near the shoreline on live mullet or shrimp in the shallow water where it’s warm. Flounder are good on shrimp. Black drum are fair on crab or croaker near vegetation.
West Matagorda Bay: FAIR TO GOOD. 61 degrees. This side of the bay is best for wading since there is a firm bottom and remains the best method for catching fish here. Speckled trout is good on live shrimp or cut mullet along the flats or shoreline. Redfish are good in the marshy areas on croaker. The flounder bite is good around the rocks on mullet.
Port O’Connor: GOOD. 63 degrees. Speckled trout are along the dropoffs and around the flats on shrimp or croaker. Redfish are good in back bays on shrimp. Flounder are good on croaker or mullet in the shallow grass flats. Very high fish activity the second half of the week but will drop off significantly into the weekend.