Fishing Reports

Port Aransas Inshore/Offshore Fishing Report- 7/8/2020

July 8, 2020

Offshore Summer is not the only thing heating up as we have seen a great run of fishing offshore recently.  The 2 weeks leading up to the 4th of July weekend were quite windy, but as the wind dropped, the number of boats out in the Gulf skyrocketed.  Good news for the humans but bad news for the fish.   Catches of red snapper have been great from the Lone Star Reef all the way out to Baker Rock.  Easy limits of big fish have been the norm.  Most of these boats are also targeting kingfish as well and if they can find ribbonfish (which are in pretty short supply) and drift them or slow troll them from Hospital Rock all the way in to the end of the jetties.   As the wind has calmed down we have also seen some really good rips make up which are holding dolphin, wahoo, sailfish, white and blue marlin.  There are some inshore rips which have been in the 120’ of water depth, but these…

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04 Jun

2020 Federal Red Snapper Season!

Today is the first day of the 2020 Federal Red Snapper season and the first trip out for the Wharf Cat from the newly rebuilt Fisherman’s Wharf location.  The complaint that most have had is that there are almost too…

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16 Apr

Cooler Weather Brings Great Redfishing

The return of cooler weather this week has not stopped the great inshore bite on redfish. The higher than normal tides have pushed some really good water into the bays and have brought with it more and more bait including…

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09 Apr

Big Tuna Bite is On

The big news is that the weather window has allowed boats to make it out to the floaters for some great tuna action. There were great catches of yellowfin reported over the last 2 days as well as at least…

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