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San Jacinto Day marks unofficial start of saltwater fishing season - The Galveston County Daily News : Fishing Report

September 18, 2014

San Jacinto Day marks unofficial start of saltwater fishing season

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 am

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.

The Easter weekend weather in Galveston was about as nice as it gets this time of year. The shortage of live shrimp handicapped anglers who use the popular bait to catch trout, reds and a large variety of other fish. Those choosing to use dead shrimp and other natural baits caught some nice pan fish and scattered reds.

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