Speckled Trout

Jimmy Bankston on June 23rd, 2016

I went fishing with some friends after work for a couple of hours. On our way to my favorite reef we thought about another reef and decided to check it out on our way. The water looked really good as far as color and visibility went. We caught 2 keepers on the first drift. I […]

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Jimmy Bankston on June 10th, 2016

I decided to take one of those rare “workday” fishing trips last Friday with my lead apprentice Lance. We were going to launch at the Texas City dyke before daylight. I had high hopes of catching limits because the winds were right and the water was getting back to somewhat normal after the flooding. When we […]

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admin on May 28th, 2016

We took the opportunity to wade fish a semi popular flat for a few hours before dinner. I was absolutely surprised to see no one fishing there. My son Jacob and I surveyed the water and made our decisions on lures and waded in. We fished hard for the first hour. We changed lure colors every 50-75 casts and had […]

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admin on July 14th, 2014

Headed down to the beach house this Sunday to clean the house after our guests checked out.  The water was BEAUTIFUL! The best part is, the seaweed situation is much improved! We did a little surf fishing and ending up with 4 speckled trout and 2 sand trout.  Not bad for 2 hours on the […]

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admin on April 28th, 2014

Went down to the beach house this weekend. The wind was really cranking out of the South.  The water color was still a pretty green.  The bad news is that the seaweed has rolled in with a vengeance.  Unfortunately this keeps a surf fisherman very busy! We ended up putting the poles up and opting […]

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admin on May 29th, 2012

Went Monday 05/28/2012 to Galveston East Bay and did a little fishing on the boat.  The wind was still cranking and the water color was off.  But my husband did catch a REALLY nice speckled trout!  We were fishing with live shrimp under a popping cork. The rest of us didn’t catch a thing!

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admin on April 23rd, 2012

Fishing Report Galveston Texas 04/22/2012 Got a chance to go out in the boat Sunday.  We launched at the Texas City Dike and took a ride out to the North Jetty.  The water was calm and a nice green color.  My husband was fishing live shrimp under a popping cork and the kids and I […]

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