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The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

October 26, 2014

Fishing Report

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Week’s weather looks promising

This week looks great weather-wise for fishing. The only hiccup for bay anglers is the summerlike temperatures that are keeping the waters warmer than usual for this time of year.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Wind shift may improve fishing
Posted: October 24, 2014

Until we get relief from the east wind, fishing likely will continue on the slow side.  The good news is that this weekend a shift is in the forecast and by Sunday southerly winds should be taking over.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
Reel Report: East wind continues to hamper fishing
Posted: October 23, 2014

Fishing continues to be adversely affected by an east wind; however, as the week progresses velocities are forecast to drop and a switch to a more southerly direction is called for the latter part of this weekend.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Inshore fishing time of the year
Posted: October 22, 2014

We are in that time of year when most inshore fishermen feel that fishing is best.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Flounder making their big run
Posted: October 19, 2014

It appears that this year flounder are back to their old patterns and making their big run between the full moons of October and November. Last week, we were in the full moon phase for October and apparently that, along with the frontal passage that emptied the marshes, jump started the flounder movement.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
Flounder run back on track
Posted: October 18, 2014

It appears that this year’s flounder run is getting on track earlier than in recent years and more in line with tradition. 

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Friday 10/17/2014
Warning lights on jetties would help prevent accidents at night
Posted: October 17, 2014

Weak tidal movement and low water levels handicapped anglers fishing the bays; however, the surf and jetties again were different stories.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
Golden croaker is bright spot
Posted: October 15, 2014

Low water levels and a moderate north wind held bay fishing to a standstill Tuesday. The beach front was a different story, however.

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Tuesday 10/14/2014
Reel Report: Cold front should boost fishing
Posted: October 14, 2014

Near-gale force winds canceled out fishing on Monday; however, the cold front following behind should give fishing a shot in the arm.

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