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The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

August 30, 2014

Fishing Report

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Run of bull reds approaching

Bull red time is approaching, and it won’t be long before the first major run of reds in the surf takes place. 

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Friday 08/29/2014
Fishing tournament winds down
Posted: August 29, 2014

This weekend winds up the CCA-Texas Star Fishing Tournament with the final bell sounding Monday.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Nighttime the right time for trout
Posted: August 28, 2014

Fishing continues to be on the slow to nonexistent side as moderate to strong easterly winds combined with stormy weather controlled the picture Wednesday.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Reds will soon be anglers’ target
Posted: August 27, 2014

Not much took place on the fishing scene Tuesday as several factors came together to keep anglers off the water. The beginning of the school year did as much to keep anglers away as anything, and the unfavorable weather forecast added another reason.

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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Excellent conditions turn sour
Posted: August 26, 2014

The forecast for the next several days has changed, and what appeared to be some excellent conditions for fishing are turning into stormy weather with easterly winds taking control.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Tips for keeping live bait alive
Posted: August 25, 2014

The recent illustration depicting how to hook live bait has drawn several comments and questions regarding live bait and keeping it alive during the warm summer months.

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Sunday 08/24/2014
Offshore fishing is sizzling
Posted: August 24, 2014

Saturday, the surf was still in poor shape under light winds from the south.

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Friday 08/22/2014
Tips offered for hooking live bait
Posted: August 22, 2014

While we continue in a period of doldrums for fishing, I want to address an issue that I feel, along with casting skills, is among the top reasons newcomers to coastal fishing have difficulty catching game fish — hooking live bait.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Tips offered for choosing a guide
Posted: August 21, 2014

We continue in the same pattern that we have been in for almost a week — sustained southwest winds at velocities that have the bays and surf in bad shape.

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