Fishing around a full moon has always given me fits. Couple that with the recent heat wave blasting Texas and you will soon understand why fishing the marsh under the moonlight sounded like a good idea. What I have learned over the years fishing around a full moon is that […]

Friday: I met up with Jaime to fish a marsh I hadn’t seen since last year. It’s about an hour paddle via kayak to get to this marsh. I told him the night before that we were going to make a long paddle and to be prepared. I don’t think […]

We finally turned the corner from spring and got a break from the winds last week. But the break comes at a price in the form of the heat. Summer here on the Texas coast has arrived. This is the most consistent time of year for an early morning bite […]


Spring Explosion

There’s no better cue that winter has passed quite like the surface exploding spectacle of a slob redfish pulverizing a top water plug or the sight of an upper slot brute with half its anatomy above the water’s surface. If the sight or sound of redfish prowling the shallows isn’t […]

I have been out several times since I last posted a fishing report with varying levels of success. I hit several locations including areas in East Bay, West Bay, and spots as far west as Freeport. Fishing has gone from good last week to downright slow early this week even […]

Fishing has been outstanding. I’ve been all over the map here on the Upper Texas Coast, from east to west, and have found redfish schooled up shallow at every location. It has been very easy to find them. Just look for birds hovering, bait fleeing, or listen for the distinct […]

Greg, Raymond, and I fished the marsh near Surfside, Texas this morning searching for redfish. Tides were still running at above normal levels and there wasn’t much tidal movement until later in the afternoon, so we knew we were in for a challenge. We pounded the shorelines early without much […]