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The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

April 25, 2014

Fishing Report

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Harvest of gray triggerfish in federal waters ends Thursday

The recreational harvest of gray triggerfish in federal waters will close Thursday and not reopen until Jan. 1. 

  • icon Posted: April 25

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Shrimp sparse at bait camps
Posted: April 23, 2014

Live shrimp continue to be in short supply all across the Upper Texas Coast. Calls to bait camps Tuesday indicated no live shrimp for most, and a few said that they were about to run out of the small supply received earlier in the day.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Spanish mackerel have arrived
Posted: April 22, 2014

The surf is in excellent shape and the first wave of Spanish mackerel has arrived.

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Monday 04/21/2014
San Jacinto Day marks unofficial start of saltwater fishing season
Posted: April 21, 2014

Today is San Jacinto Day, and if you grew up in the Houston area during the 1950s and 60s, you might recall that this day also was considered as the unofficial start of the saltwater fishing season by anglers.

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Anglers meet live shrimp shortage
Posted: April 20, 2014

A shortage of live shrimp confronted anglers Friday and Saturday, and many were expressing their frustrations to the bait camp operators.

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Saturday 04/19/2014
Fine fishing forecast for Easter
Posted: April 19, 2014

The Easter Weekend is shaping up to be a good one for fishing. If the revised forecast of light winds holds, this might be a good opportunity for the offshore group to test the waters for pelagic fish.

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Friday 04/18/2014
Easter weekend’s fishing forecast
Posted: April 18, 2014

Each holiday weekend we get numerous inquiries from visitors asking how the fishing has been and what to expect during their stay on the island. The upcoming Easter weekend is no exception.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Seawolf Park opening to anglers
Posted: April 17, 2014

The good news on the fishing scene is for the Seawolf Park fishermen.

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Wednesday 04/16/2014
Forecast calls for better weather
Posted: April 16, 2014

Monday’s cold front and its accompanying low temperatures and high winds took its toll on fishing; however, the good news is that those conditions are not lingering and a quick warm-up should follow.

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