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The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

April 16, 2014

Fishing Report

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Forecast calls for better weather

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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Tuesday 04/15/2014
Anglers fight weather to land fish
Posted: April 15, 2014

Last weekend, fishing was spotty, and results depended on where you fished; however, certain areas did produce some nice catches.

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Monday 04/14/2014
Patient anglers rewarded with excellent conditions for fishing
Posted: April 14, 2014

Anglers hitting the water early Sunday found wind levels a bit strong for fishing and many tossed in the towel and headed home.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
New cold front threatens fishing
Updated: April 13, 2014 - 12:09 am

Each week for the past month, we have been dealing with the same weather pattern; a cold front moving through that temporarily sets fishing back with its strong north winds and colder temperatures.

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Saturday 04/12/2014
Sandbar sharks are a sure sign that summer fishing is near
Posted: April 12, 2014

Large sandbar sharks are appearing in the surf along with other warm water fish, and that is a sign that our summertime fishing patterns are not far behind.

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Friday 04/11/2014
Hope this year’s a repeat of 1973
Posted: April 11, 2014

Anglers are becoming frustrated with the erratic weather we have been experiencing this year and questioning if a normal fishing season is ahead during the next several months.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Signs show transition in fishing
Posted: April 10, 2014

There wasn’t much activity on the water Wednesday, although the weather was about as nice as it gets this time of year.

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Wednesday 04/09/2014
Tips on working popping corks
Updated: April 09, 2014 - 12:07 am

Winds, at times exceeding gale force velocities, shut down fishing on Tuesday. Once the wind settles, we likely will be dealing with extraordinary low tide levels until a wind shift to the south or east takes place.

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Tuesday 04/08/2014
Christmas Bay, Mud Cut produce nice catches of slot reds, flounder
Posted: April 08, 2014

A window of good fishing took place Sunday afternoon at several spots and lasted until the wind shifted to the north.

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