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The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

January 26, 2015

Fishing Report

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Sheepshead, whiting popular catches

Duck season ended Sunday, and now we will be seeing additional anglers on the water as the waterfowl hunters will be trading their shotguns for rods and reels.

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Sunday 01/25/2015
Party boat part of snapper pilot program
Posted: January 25, 2015

The bright sunshine Saturday was a welcomed sight, and it appears that this was the first of several nice days for fishing ahead this week. If the pattern from early last week repeats itself, there should be some excellent action on speckled trout taking place.

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Saturday 01/24/2015
Shedding light on trophy trout
Posted: January 24, 2015

During all of the inclement weather on Friday, a reader from League City called to ask about trophy trout fishing. He said that on several occasions he had noticed that we talk about “wall hangers,” “trophy trout” and “big sows” being caught this time of year.

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Friday 01/23/2015
Better fishing days not too far away
Posted: January 23, 2015

Wind gusts to over 40 mph were pounding the Galveston Bay Complex Thursday afternoon and it appears that fishing will be wiped out for a few days. Although more pleasant conditions are in the forecast for this weekend, water levels and clarity likely will present an obstacle to fishing.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Uncommon speck action reported
Posted: January 22, 2015

It appears that we are back in the doldrums again after a window of good fishing over the big holiday weekend. A damp, sustained easterly wind brought things to a halt on the fishing scene Wednesday, and it appears that not much improvement will take place for a few days.

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
Taking advantage of low water levels
Posted: January 21, 2015

Another chamber of commerce type day, sunny skies and mild temperatures prevailed most of the day today. Fishing was hampered, however, by fog and very low water levels.  

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Tuesday 01/20/2015
Mild weather, excellent fishing
Posted: January 20, 2015

If you were lucky enough to have Monday off as a holiday the weather was the best so far this year.

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Sunday 01/18/2015
Speckled trout action turns up
Posted: January 18, 2015

Speckled trout action has been slow recently. However, during the weekend the bite turned on.

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Conditions inviting to anglers
Posted: January 18, 2015

Sunny skies and warmer temperatures greeted anglers Saturday and as a bonus, the wind was calm to light in velocity.

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