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1997 Diary


Date

Water Color

Wind

Rating

Comments

1/1/97

Off Green

Varible

Poor

Jan.Feb., Mar., fished a lot of times & caught a lot of panfish.

3/15/97

Off Green

Varible

Slow

Kenny & I caught 44" Red on Crab.

3/30/97

Off Green

Varible

Fair

Peg caught 39" Red & I caught 38" Red.

4/1/97

Off Green

Varible

Poor

Worked a lot of overtime & didn't fish much in April, May.Not many fish.

5/1/97

Off Green

Varible

Poor

Caught 1 60" Shark with Billy Tobler in his boat offshore at San Luis Pass.

6/6/97

Off Green

Strong SW

Slow

Lot of seaweed.Tim, Peg,& I caught lot of small Shark.Tim caught 41" Red & Peg caught Ridley Turtle. 6/6,7,8/98.

6/20/97

Off Green

Strong SW

Poor

Some rip tide .No fish.

6/21/97

Off Green

Strong SW

Slow

Caught nice Shark.Peg caught 25" Trout.

6/22/97

Off Green

Strong SW

Poor

Lot of seaweed .Couldnít fish.

6/23/97

Off Green

Calm & S.E.

Slow

caught 2 Gafftop & 1 Shark.

6/28/97

Off Green

Calm & S.E.

Fair

Caught 20" Red & Tim caught large ray & 1 Shark in AM. PM Carlos & 4 boys & I fished into night & caught 44" Red &1 Gafftop.

6/29/97

Off Green

South

Poor

No fish.

6/30/97

Muddy

SW

Poor

No fish,7/1,2,3,4/97.

7/5/97

Muddy

SW

Poor

Surf very muddy & red from Brazos River flooding.No fish.

7/6/97

Muddy

SW

Poor

Surf very muddy & red from Brazos River flooding.7/6,7,8,&9/97 A few Hardheads

7/10/97

Green

South

Fair

Caught 1 Blue, 1Shark,1 Whiting,& 1 Hardhead in AM. PM caught 26" Red & a Hardhead Raymond here.

7/11/97

Off Green

South

Fair

Caught 1 30" Red,1 Gafftop & a few hardheads.

7/12/97

Off Green

South

Fair

Peg caught 26" Red & we caught Hardheads.

7/13/97

Off Green

South

Great

Peg,Tim,& I caught 61" Blacktip Shark,39" Red,large Ray.Had 6 bites on Shark rig & caught 3 fish & had 2 breakoffs & 1 that didn' hookup.

7/14/97

Green

North breeze

Slow

Caught 2 small Sharks.

7/15/97

Green

North breeze

Fair

Russel Kraus & I caught several small Sharks & 1 42" Red.

7/16/97

Green

Varible

Poor

7/16/17/18/&19/97Caught several Panfish but lot of Trout caught by waders.

7/20/97

Green

Varible

Poor

7/20,21,22,23,24,& 25/97Caught several Panfish but lot of Trout caught by waders.

7/26/97

Off Green

Varible

Fair

Tim, Peg & I caught49" Ray that had 7 babies on the beach.

7/27/97

Muddy

Strong SW

Poor

No fish.

7/28/97

Green

South

Poor

7/28 thru8/2 no fish to speak of.

8/3/97

Green

Calm & S.E.

Fair

Tim , Peg ,Toby, Lonnie ,Darrin,& I caught2 20" Trout & 3 nice Gafftop.

8/5/97

Green

Calm & S.E.

Fair

Toby ,Glen Stevens & I caught 1 Spanish Mackerel & 1 Trout.

8/6/97

Green

Calm & S.E.

Fair

Toby ,Glen Stevens & I caught 1 Flounder &2 Blues.

8/7/97

Off Green

South

Slow

Caught 1 Trout & some Blues.

8/8/97

Off Green

SW

Poor

Water turned muddy & was able to catch only Hardheads.

8/9/97

Sandy

Strong S

Fair

Caught 3 Trout & some Hardheads.

8/10/97

Sandy

Strong S

Slow

.Peg caught 20" Trout , & Tim & I caught Hardheads.

8/11/97

Sandy

Strong S

Slow

Caught 1 Trout & 1 Hardhead.

8/12/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Slow

Caught several Hardheads & 1 a Ridley Turtle.

8/13/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Fair

Caught 34" Red & hardheads.

8/17/97

Muddy

Strong SW

Fair

Peg caught 2 nice Trout & I caught 1 Rat Red 17".

8/18/97

Off Green

Strong S

Fair

Caught 1 Trout ,1 Rays, 1 Horsemackerel ,& Hardheads.

8/19/97

Off Green

Strong S

Fair

Caught 1 Trout ,2 Rays, 1 Horsemackerel & another Ridley Turtle.

8/20/97

Off Green

Strong S

Fair

Caught 3 Trout.

8/21/97

Green

North breeze

Good

Caught 24" Trout, 2 Shark & 1 large Ray.

8/22/97

Off Green

Varible

Fair

Caught 1 Ray , 3 Gafftop ,& 1 Ray.

8/23/97

Off Green

Varible

Good

Caught 42" Red, 1 Drum, 2 nice Trout, lot of Gafftops,& several Shark.

8/24/97

Off Green

Strong North

Poor

Nothing but trash fish.

8/25/97

Off Green

Strong SSE

Fair

PM. Caught 2 Trout 16",& 22".

8/26/97

Green

East

Fair

Caught 2 Trout in AM & 2 Shark in PM.

8/28/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Poor

Caught only Panfish.

8/29/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Fair

Caught 3 Trout & 2 Shark.

8/30/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Fair

8/30,& 31/98 Tim, Peg & I caught several Trout & Spanish Macks.

9/1/97

Green

SE Breeze

Fair

We caught Several Spanish Macks & a few Trout.

9/2/97

Green

SE Breeze

Fair

Caught 1 Trout & had 2 line strippers ???.

9/3/97

Green

SE Breeze

Fair

9/3,4,5,&6/97Caught a lot of Trout, a few Reds,Spanish Macks, Sharks,& Gafftops.

9/7/97

Green

Strong North

Fair

Caught 2 25" Reds, 1 24" Trout,& 25" Spanish Mackerel.

9/8/97

Green

Strong SSE

Fair

No fish in AM. Caught 29" Red in PM.

9/9/97

Green

SE Breeze

Fair

Jay & I caught 24", & 41" Red.

9/10/97

Green

North breeze

Fair

Caught 1 Trout.

9/11/97

Green

North breeze

Fair

No fish in AM. Caught 21" Red ,& 1 spanish Mack in PM.

9/12/97

Green

North breeze

Fair

No fish in AM. PM caught22" Trout, Tim 17" Trout & Peg 43" Red.

9/13/97

Green

SE

Good

Raymond, Tommy,& wife,Tim, Peg & I caught 2 Reds 40",& 43",4 Sp. Macks,3 Trout& 1 24" Red.

9/14/97

Green

SE

Slow

Caught 1 small Trout.

9/15/97

Green

SE

Slow

GW & I were shut out in AM.Fished at night & caught large Ray after midnight. GW's gaff swam off with Ray when the handle came off.

9/16/97

Green

SE

Fair

Caught 1 small Trout in AM & Archie caught 2 in PM.

9/17/97

Off Green

South

Fair

AM no fish. PM Peg, Tim & I caught 3 Shark & 1 Trout.

9/27/97

Green

SE

Fair

9/27,28,29/97 assorted fish & 1 large Red.

10/4/97

Off Green

SE

Good

Tim ,Peg & I caught 4 slot Reds.

10/5/97

Off Green

SE

Good

Tim, Peg & I caught 40" Jack,3 slot Reds, 4 Sp. Macks,3 Gafftops & 2 Trout.

10/6/97

Off Green

SE

Good

Tim, Peg,& I caught 38" Jack, 4 Sp. Macks & 3 Trout.

10/7/97

Off Green

Varible

Fair

Month of October,Fished every weekend & caught 4 Reds (2 Bulls) some Shark & lot of pan fish.

11/1/97

Off Green

Varible

Slow

Only thing I caught this weekend was Whiting. 11/1,&2/97.

11/8/97

Off Green

SE Breeze

Slow

Only thing I caught this weekend was Whiting. 11/8,&9/97.

11/14/97

Off Green

Strong North

Slow

Caught Whiting & 4 Drum 11/14,15/97.

11/16/97

Off Green

North breeze

Slow

Caught 1 28" Red, 1 20" Drum, & 2 large Whiting.

11/22/97

Off Green

North breeze

Fair

Little Kenny caught 44" Red.Caught 2 Drum, & 2 large Whiting.

11/23/97

Off Green

North breeze

Slow

Caught 2 Drum & a few Whiting 11/23,24/97.

11/26/97

Off Green

North breeze

Slow

Caught 2 Drum & a few Whiting 11/26 ,thru 12/1/97.

12/6/97

Off Green

North breeze

Slow

Caught 8 Whiting.

12/7/97

Off Green

Varible

Slow

Caught 8 Whiting.

12/12/97

Off Green

Varible

Poor

12/11,12,13,14/97 Poor weekend.Very cold & Didnít do much fishing.

12/20/97

Off Green

Strong North

Poor

Tide off 2nd bar & cold .No fish 12/20,21.22/97 .

12/26/97

Off Green

Strong North

Poor

Same as above.