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2000 Diary

Date

Water Color

Wind

Rating

Comments

1/8/00

Off Color

West

Fair

Rained this AM. Fished this PM at round house & caught 6 nice Whitings

1/9/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

G.W., Dee, & I fished at piling & caught 6 Whiting on out going tide & very low.

1/10/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house this AM. Caught 1 large Whiting. Heavy fog moved in & out.Very low tide.

1/11/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

Fished at round house this AM with Jack W.. Caught 1st Bull Red of this Millennium 43 1/2" , & 2 Whiting. Was really slow with very low tides

1/12/00

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Fished at carbodies.No bites & no fish.PM caught 4 Whiting.

1/13/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 4 Whiting & 2 small Drum. Heavy fog all AM & no wind.

1/14/00

Muddy

North

???

Didn't fish. Winds gusting down the beach & would sand blast your vehicle.

1/15/00

Muddy

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house with Tim, Peg, Yana, & I . We caught 3 Whiting all morning.

1/16/00

Muddy

South

Slow

Donna Cossin & Amy, Mike Whittington,& I fished at round house & caught 4 nice Whiting.

1/17/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Nothing has changed. Only 1 Whiting this AM.

1/18/00

Off Color

South

Poor

AM has been a bust this week.Water looks good but no bites.Very low tides.

1/19/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Marvin Hall & I fished at piling & caught 5 nice Whiting & 1 Small Ray on incoming tide.

1/20/00

Muddy

North

???

Didn't fish. Winds gusting down the beach. Very low tides in AM & high tides by sunset.

1/21/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Dee & I fished at round house. Cold northeast winds. NO fish.

1/22/00

Muddy

Variable

Slow

Ben Bible, & I fished at piling. After tide changed we caught 10 Whiting. Nolan & his son Bob came down & sat with me for awhile.

1/23/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished at piling & caught 3 Whiting.

1/24/00

Off Color

North

Poor

Mark & Jason fished at piling & was shut out.I didn't fish.

1/25/00

Off Color

East

Poor

Surf flat & light winds. Winter time syndrome. Not even a Whiting.

1/26/00

Muddy

Northeast

???

Another blue northern blew in this AM. Cold !!! Didn't fish.

1/27/00

Muddy

Northeast

???

"COLD". Didn't fish today. Temp. lingering around mid 40's.

1/28/00

Muddy

Northeast

???

"COLD". Didn't fish today.Tides very low.Drove the beach & no one was fishing.

1/29/00

Muddy

Northeast

???

Weather & tides kept me in the house.

1/30/00

Muddy

Northeast

???

Weather & tides kept me in the house.

1/31/00

Muddy

East

???

Weather turned out warmer today but wind was still cold.

2/1/00

Muddy

East

???

Rain moved in today so I went to Houston.

2/2/00

Muddy

East

???

Cold today. Didn't fish.

2/3/00

Muddy

NW

Slow

Ben Bible & I fished at piling & caught 25" Red & 2 Whiting. Felt good to be on the beach.

2/4/00

Muddy

NE

Boo!

Fished at round house & was covered with seamoss on my lines. Tied 3 lines together & what a mess. No fish." Boo-hoo"

2/5/00

Muddy

NE

Poor

Didn't fish. Sam & Bev were fishing at piling & had caught 1 Whiting all AM. Still a lot of alga in surf.

2/6/00

Muddy

East

Poor

Several people fishing today. Not catching much.

2/7/00

Muddy

East

Slow

Fished out front & caught 4 large Whiting. Weather warming up.

2/8/00

Muddy

North

Slow

Fished in front of house & caught 4 nice Whiting. Very foggy this AM.

2/9/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished in front of house & caught 5 nice Whiting.

2/10/00

Off Color

South

Poor

No fish.New front coming & surf much higher then in the last few days.

2/11/00

Off Color

South

Poor

No fish.New front coming & surf much higher then in the last few days.

2/12/00

Green

Variable

Slow

New front came this AM. Toby & I caught 2 Whiting.

2/13/00

Green

West

Slow

Toby & I fished at round house & caught 5 Whiting.

2/14/00

Green

West

Poor

Toby & I fished at round house & caught 1 small flounder.

2/15/00

Green

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 3 Whiting. Been real foggy down here for last 3 days.

2/16/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished at piling & caught 1 Whiting & 1 large Hardhead.

2/17/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 2 Whiting.

2/18/00

Off Color

North

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 4 Whiting.

2/19/00

Off Color

North

???

Attended Dan Dorseys wedding. Didn't fish.

2/20/00

Off Color

North

???

Partied to hard at wedding party & didn't fish today.

2/21/00

Off Color

Variable

???

Painted at house today. Didn't fish.

2/22/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 6 nice Whiting.

2/23/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Jack & I was going out this AM in his boat, but strong lightning storm came in at daybreak & we canceled out. Went out at 11AM & caught 2 Whiting

2/24/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Fished at piling & was shut out.

2/25/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Ed Reed & I fished at round house & caught 1 Whiting. Lot ot lily weeds in water.

2/26/00

Off Color

Variable

???

Rain & cloudy. Didn't fish. Northern moved in at 11:30 AM.

2/27/00

Off Color

East

???

Didn't fish. Giving it a break after a week of being a total bust.Saw some Whiting caught .

2/28/00

Off Color

South

???

Didn't fish. Painted my house.

2/29/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Mike & I fished at round house & caught 4 Whiting & 1 Hardhead.

3/1/00

Off Color

South

???

Didn't fish. Painted my house.

3/2/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished at piling & caught 1 large hardhead.

3/3/00

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Seaweed to bad to fish the surf. Went to jetties & was able to fish but no bites.

3/4/00

Off Color

North

???

Drove down beach & talked to a few friends & fishing was bad with only 1 Whiting showing up.

3/5/00

Off Color

Southeast

???

Nobody fishing today & cloud cover moved in with a strong SE wind.

3/6/00

Off Color

Southeast

Poor

Fished at piling today & was shut out. Still seaweed in the water.

3/7/00

Green

Southeast

Slow

Jack Walker & I fished in Cole Pass in his boat & caught 2 Flounder, 1Drum, 1 Small Ray & 1 Hardhead.

3/8/00

Off Color

Southeast

???

Didn't fish today. Worked around the house today.

3/9/00

Off Color

Southeast

Slow

Water full of seaweed but with no wind I was able to keep my rigs out but only caught 2 Whiting.

3/10/00

Green

Southeast

Slow

Seaweed still bad but was able to work 2 lines & caught 6 Whiting.At round house. Went back out this PM & tried to fish with the high tide pulling the seaweed off the beach it didn't last long.

3/11/00

Muddy

North

???

Blue Northern moved in last night. Didn't fish.

3/12/00

Muddy

North

???

Didn't fish today. Drove the beach & found only 1 guy fishing. No fish.

3/13/00

Muddy

Variable

Poor

Seaweed still bad. Fished at piling & fought the seaweed for an hour. Pulled in Shrimp rig & didn't lose a Shrimp.

3/14/00

Muddy

Variable

???

Rain moved in & I didn't fish. Few people fished the jetties. Seaweed inside Jetties.

3/15/00

Off Color

Southeast

Poor

Tried to fish but seaweed sloshed in edge of surf & created havoc with line. Quit after 15 mins..

3/16/00

Off Color

Southeast

Poor

Tried to fish but seaweed sloshed in edge of surf & created havoc with line. Quit after 15 mins..

3/17/00

Off Color

North

???

Still a lot of seaweed in water. Northern moved in last night making very low tides.

3/18/00

Green

Southeast

Slow

Fished at piling today & caught 1 large Hardhead. Seaweed still there but not dragging down the beach.

3/19/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Lot of lightning & rain this AM . None fishing & seaweed moving south in the water. Went out after the storm & Marvin & I tried for 2 hrs. & caught 1 Whiting

3/20/00

Muddy

Southeast

???

Worked on pluming at house. Emergency job.

3/21/00

Muddy

South

???

Strong South winds & rain kept me in the house.

3/22/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Fished at piling for 2 hrs. & was shut out.Lot of bait in the bay.

3/23/00

Off Color

South

Good

GW, Bill, John, Toby, & I fished at piling & was shut out AM. PM we went out & Seaweed was so bad we moved to Condos & caught 2 Bull Reds (40" & 45") on outgoing tide .

3/24/00

Off Color

South

Slow

AM Toby, GW, Bill, John , & I fished at Condos & was wiped out with seaweed. PM Pat, Dee, Toby, & I fished at piling & caught medium Ray.

3/25/00

Off Color

South

Fair

AM Pat, Toby & I fished at piling. Despite the heavy seaweed we were able to fish for 4 hrs. & caught 27" Red, # Hardheads, & 1 Sandtrout. No side current.

3/26/00

Off Color

South

Poor

The fish have to be out there but seaweed has reeked havoc on the surf for the past month. This week has produced some Reds but your line can't stay out long enough to fish.

3/27/00

Green

Variable

Poor

Jack, Archie, & I fished in front of Jacks house & caught 1 Whiting & a "lot of moss".

3/28/00

Off Color

South

???

Painted at house today. Didn't fish.Seaweed still bad.

3/29/00

Off Color

South

???

Painted at house today. Didn't fish.Seaweed still bad.

3/30/00

Off Color

Variable

???

Computer went out & went to Houston to get it fixed.Seaweed sloshing in 1st gut making long line fishing hard to do.

3/31/00

Muddy

East

???

Strong east winds & very high tides had old dead seaweed ripping down the beach & made it impossible to fish on beach. No fish.

4/1/00

Muddy

East

Poor

GW & I fished at piling with very little seaweed for 1 1/2 hrs & was able to keep lines in the water. Then a new batch of seaweed moved I & that was it. No bites, & no fish.

4/2/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

GW & I fished at piling & caught 41" Bull Red using crab as bait. Still fighting seaweed.

4/3/00

Off Color

North

???

Northern move thru at 4 AM & brought rain & lightning most of the day. Didn't fish.

4/4/00

Off Color

North

Good

Fished at piling this AM & caught 2 Reds ( 30" , & 27"), & 2 Trout (22", & 20"). Caught Reds on Crab & finger Mullet & Trout on Shad. Seaweed very little problem with northern blowing.

4/5/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Wind changed out to South & roughed the surf up. No fish caught today.

4/6/00

Off Color

South

???

Didnít fish. Rip tide dragging lines down surf.

4/7/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Dee, Eddie, & I fished at piling. Only caught 1 Hardhead all AM.

4/8/00

Off Color

North

???

Late northern move in with 30 mph + winds making tides very low & ripping tides.

4/9/00

Muddy

Southeast

Poor

Fished at round house today & was shut out. Strong rip tide south & didn't lose a bait in 2 1/2 hrs with minor seaweed problems.

4/10/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Mike, Bruce, & I fished at round house & caught 1 Hardhead. New seaweed moved in during the night making the fishing very hard.

4/11/00

Muddy

North

???

Didn't fish because the seaweed is very bad & new weed still coming in. Noone on the beach this AM fishing.

4/12/00

Off Color

North

Poor

Fished at piling & was shut out.Seaweed problems.

4/13/00

Off Color

North

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 1 26" Red, & 1 Hardhead. Seaweed not so bad this AM on low tide but got worse when tide reached old stuff on beach.

4/14/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house this AM & caught 2 Rays.

4/15/00

Green

East

???

Couldn't fish because huge rafts of seaweed blew in as the winds shifted from the South. Talked to a man fighting the wed & he caught 25" Trout. Jack caught 14" Drum wade fishing.

4/16/00

Green

Southeast

???

Didn't fish because the seaweed is very bad & new weed still coming in.Noone on the beach this AM fishing.

4/17/00

Green

Southeast

Fair

Archie, & I fished at piling this AM with 1 line each & caught 2 19" Trout, 3 Hardheads, & 1 Small Shark. Seaweed still bad with light SE breezes.

4/18/00

Green

Southeast

Fair

AM Got bait & starter on truck went out & had to buy another. Didn't fish. PM , Archie, Dee, & I went to Round house & caught 21" Trout & 1 nice Blacktip Shark.

4/19/00

Green

Southeast

???

New rafts of seaweed moved in today & couldn't fish. Archie & I tried but lines moved to beach at a rapid pace.

4/20/00

Off Color

Southeast

Good

Tim, Peg, Dee & I fished PM & caught 2 Reds 26" & 27" , & 1 Trout 18". A boy next to us caught 29" Trout & another smaller one.

4/21/00

Off Color

North

Good

AM Dee, Tim, Peg, Yana,& I fished at piling & caught 2 Reds ( 26" , & 28"), 2 Trout (17", & 19"), 1 15" Drum, 1 Pompano ,2 Large Whiting, & 3 Hardheads. Nathan, & Dad" Andy" Wolford from Katy showed up & we put them on the 28" Red ( their 1st). Lots of fun when a newcomer pulls in their 1st nice fish.

4/22/00

Off Color

Southeast

Poor

Jack,Tim , Peg, & I fished at piling this AM & was basically shut out. One small Bonnethead Shark & 1 Whiting. Jeff fished in front of house & caught 2 nice size Sand Shark, & another set of friends caught 25" Red.

4/23/00

Off Color

Southeast

Poor

Tried to fish but seaweed sloshed in edge of surf & created havoc with line. Quit after 15 mins.. Line beat you to beach.

4/24/00

Off Color

North

Fair

AM fished at Round house & caught 27" Red & 2 large Whiting.

4/25/00

Muddy

Variable

Slow

Jack, Archie, & I fished at round house & caught 22" Drum, 3 Whiting, 1 Gafftop, & many Hardheads.

4/26/00

Green

Southeast

Fair

Archie & I fished at roundhouse & caught 23" Red, 22" & 21" Trout, & a few panfish.Tried PM but seaweed moved in again.

4/27/00

Green

Southeast

Slow

AM didn't fish. PM GW & I fought the seaweed & caught 28" Red.

4/28/00

Green

North

Slow

AM GW & I fished at piling & caught 2 small Trout, lot of Hardheads & other Panfish. Dee came up at 11AM & had caught 1 25" Trout at Jetties.PM GW , Eddie, Tim, Peg,& I caught 2 nice Trout.

4/29/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Eddie, GW, & I fished at piling AM & caught 4 Trout (24",23",21", & 19"), 2 bonnethead Shark, 1 Drum, & several Hardheads. Ed lost something nice also on a straightened out hook.

4/30/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Tim, Toby, Lonnie, Glen, Edward, & Yana fished at Piling & caught 1 Hardhead. Seaweed too bad again. Boo!

5/1/00

Off Color

South

???

Couldn't fish. Seaweed sloshing in the edge of the surf.

5/2/00

Off Color

Variable

???

Tornado moved thru neighborhood 4 AM ,messed up a few houses, & rain wiped out the rest of the day.

5/3/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Couldn't fish the surf so Toby & I fished the Bay & didn't lose a bait.

5/4/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Sloshing effect still happening so Toby & I went to jetties & caught 1 Shark.

5/5/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Toby, Dee, Lonnie, Eddie & I fished at jetties & was shut out. Too much seaweed.

5/6/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Checked the surf out & seaweed was still too bad. Tim tried for 15 min. . No fish & lot of seaweed.

5/7/00

Off Color

South

Poor

GW, John, Lonnie, Tim, Peg,& I fished AM in front of house & only caught 1 Hardhead. Seaweed still impossible.

5/8/00

Off Color

South

???

Went to beach AM & still find to much seaweed to fish. Dee fished PM at jetties beach & caught 2 Trout.

5/9/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Went to jetties beach PM with Dee. No fish. Seaweed still coming in everywhere on the beach but here.

5/10/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Fished PM at jetties & was shut out. Saw 1 Rat Red, 1 small Trout & 1 small Drum caught on Shrimp.

5/11/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Dee & I fished in Surfside PM & fought seaweed but caught 3 Trout to 22" & missed 2 more ???.

5/12/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Dee & I fished at round house & fought the seaweed. We caught 1 Shark & 1 Hardhead.PM Tim & I was able to fish on low tire . Caught 1 Whiting.

5/13/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Tim, & Peg fished noon til PM & caught 4 nice Blacktip Shark.

5/14/00

Off Color

NE

Poor

Tim, Peg, Yana fished at piling this AM. Seaweed was as bad as I,ve ever seen.

5/15/00

Green

East

Fair

AM I fished at round house with Jack & 2 friends. 4 Trout to 21" by the wade fishermen but I had to fight the seaweed & was shut out.PM Jack & I fished at round house & had 1 "large bite that broke my line. Jack caught several Whithing wading.

5/16/00

Green

SE

Good

Strong SE winds made fishing impossible in front so went to Jetties with Archie. Couldn't lose any bait.PM Dee, Jack, & I fished at round house & caught 4 Trout to 26", 2 Btshark, 1 28" Red, 1 large ladyfish, & 1 Kinghead.

5/17/00

Muddy

SW

Poor

Toby, Dee, Archie, & I fished PM at round house in PM & caught 1 Shark. Fought seaweed ripping down the beach.Strong SW winds.

5/18/00

Muddy

SW

Poor

Toby & I fished at round house PM & was shut out.Strong SW winds. Seaweed tolerable with low tide.

5/19/00

Muddy

South

Slow

AM, Dee & I fished at piling & was shut out. 10 mins. is all you could keep lines out. PM Tim, & I fished at round house & caught 2 Shark. Best day of week for seaweed problems.

5/20/00

Muddy

Variable

Fair

AM, Jack & I fished at piling after the rain. 10AM til 1PM we caught 1 Shark. Went back at 2PM with Tim, Peg, & Yana & we caught 6 Shark, & 2 Trout..

5/21/00

Off Color

South

Good

Tim, Peg, Yana , & I fished at piling & caught 18 Blacktip Shark, 3 Reds (32",27", 23"), & 3 Trout ( 25"' 22" & 20").Seaweed of no consequence today.

5/23/00

Off Color

South

Good

Dee & Archie fished PM at round house & caught a few Trout. Said that Jack limited out on Trout in AM.

5/27/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Dee, Eddie, Tim, Peg, & Yana fished at piling & caught 3 Trout, & 5 Shark.

5/28/00

Off Color

South

Good

Surf calmed down & Tim, Peg, Dee, Eddie, & Yana caught 27" Red & more than 25 Shark that they were releasing them (overlimit).

6/3/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Jack & I fished PM at rourd house & caught 3 Shark. GW was at piling & caught 2 Shark & 1 Gafftop.

6/4/00

Muddy

Southwest

Poor

GW & I fished at piling & was shut out with a lot of seaweed problems & strong SW winds.

6/6/00

Muddy

North

Slow

Fished at round house & caught3 Shark,& 1 Hardhead.

6/7/00

Off Color

NE

Fair

Jack & I fished AM at round house with small Shad & caught 3 Trout to 27", 4 Hardheads, & 1 Whiting.PM Dee & I caught 1 large Ray.

6/8/00

Off Color

East

Fair

Archie & I fished at roundhouse & caught 3 Trout on Shad. Seaweed & rip tide got bad with incoming tide & forced us to quit.

6/9/00

Off Color

South

Good

Fished at roundhouse this AM & caught 2 Bull Reds (42", & 40"} on large finger Mullet, 2 small Trout on Shad, 1 Whiting & 3 Hardheads.

6/10/00

Muddy

South

Slow

Skip, Pat, & I fished at piling & caught 1 undersized Trout & 4 Hardheads. Surf was full of seaweed & very rough.

6/11/00

Muddy

South

Fair

AM Skip, Tim, Peg, Yana, & I fished at piling & caught 2 Reds on cut bait 25",& 40"(David Dorsey, their son, pulled it in his 1st 40" Red), & David Scott fished later today by us & caught 28" Red & 17" Whiting.

6/12/00

Muddy

South

Good

Fished at roundhouse this AM & caught 2 Bull Reds (40", & 38"} on cut Mullet, 3 Shark on Shad & Mullet, 1 Ray, & 3 Hardheads.Lost one more "big" fish to broken line.

6/13/00

Off Color

South

Slow

AM fished at roundhouse & caught 2 Trout with Shad.

6/14/00

Off Color

South

Fair

AM fished with Jack & 2 young boys staing in a house on the beach (Logan & Weston) & caught 17" Trout & 25" Red. Logan pulled in the largest Fish he had ever caught with the 25" Red. PM Toby & I caught nice BTShark.

6/15/00

Off Color

South

Fair

AM Toby & I fished at roundhouse & was shut out. PM Skip, Toby & I caught 3 Trout to 25".

6/16/00

Off Color

South

Slow

AM Toby, Skip & I stared at roundhouse & seaweed made us quit by 8 AM. We went to Jetties & were joined by Jack, Jimmy, & Eddie & caught 1 17" Trout.

6/17/00

Muddy

South

Poor

Tim, Skip, Toby, & I tried to fish & seaweed was to rough ripping down the beach making fishing impossible. PM winds too tough. Didn't fish.

6/18/00

Muddy

SE

Slow

Tim, Toby, Jack, & I fished at piling & caught 1 41" Red on Shad.

6/19/00

Muddy

SE

Fair

Archie, Jack, Toby & I fished at round house & caught 6 Trout to 21" on Shad. Lot of new seaweed in the water.PM Jack, Toby, & I caught 25" Red, 18" Trout, & BtShark on Mullet.PM Skip, GW, Toby, Flo & I caught 5 Trout on Shad.

6/20/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

AM Archie, GW, & I caught 6 Trout to 22", 1 BTShark, & 32" Red.

6/21/00

Muddy

South

Poor

GW, & I fished for 2.5 hrs. & had only 1 bite all morning. No fish.

6/22/00

Muddy

South

Poor

Fished AM , with only 1 bite that didn't hookup at roundhouse.

6/23/00

Muddy

South

Fair

Dee & I fished AM at roundhouse & caught 1 Trout & 1 Hardhead. PM Tim, Peg, Skip Jack, Eddie, & I picked up 5 Shark, & 1 Trout using Shad.

6/24/00

Muddy

South

Fair

AM Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip, & I fished at piling & caught 4 Trout to 24" & 1 Hardhead. PM Vernon picked up a 26" Trout, a young man fishing by us picked up a 45" Bull Red , & Flo & her daughters, Jack & us picked up 3 Shark on cutbait.Weather getting very hot.

6/25/00

Muddy

SW

Fair

Tim,Jack, & I fished at piling & caught 3 Trout & 3 Shark on Shad & cutbait.

6/26/00

Muddy

SW

Slow

AM didn't fish. PM Skip & I fished roundhouse & caught 2 Trout & 1 BTShark.

6/27/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

AM Jack, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 8 Trout to 23" & 3 BTShark.10:30 Peg, & Yana joined us & we caught 6 more BTShark. PM Skip, Peg, Yana, Eddie, Jack, Jim, & I caught "2 dozen" BTShark, 6 Trout to 25", & Hardheads.

6/28/00

Off Color

SW

Fair

AM I fished by myself at roundhouse & caught 6 Trout (only 2 keepers), & 24" Red on Shad.10:30 neighbor Hooten & family fished where I left & caught 28" Red. PM Skip, Dee, & I caught 8 Shark & 2 Trout to 21".

6/29/00

Off Color

SW

Fair

AM, Archie, Peg, Yana, Mark Provost, & I fished at roundhouse. 7:00 AM Archie caught a 27" Red 7.7#s & took it to the Fiesta & was in 3rd place for now.We caught a lot of Shark but most were Puppies, but no Trout.PM Skip, Tim, & I caught 3 Shark, & 1 Trout.

6/30/00

Off Color

SW

Good

Fished at Piling all day with Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip, Mike, Dee,& Kendal. We caught 26 BTSharks, 5 Trout to 21", & 2 large Rays.

7/1/00

Off Color

SW

Slow

Fished at piling with Tim, Peg, Skip, Yana, Mike, Pat, & caught 3 small Shark, 2 large Whiting & 2 large Rays.

7/2/00

Off Color

SW

Poor

Tried to fish at piling AM but new seaweed moved in & SW winds made it impossible.

7/3/00

Off Color

SW

Poor

Tried to fish at piling AM but new seaweed moved in & SW winds made it impossible.

7/4/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Tried to fish at piling AM but new seaweed moved in & SW winds made it impossible.Conditions improving but still too bad.

7/5/00

Green

SE

Slow

Fished this AM at roundhouse & caught 5 big Hardheads. 1st day in the last 5 where seaweed didn't keep you from fishing. Still in the water tho.

7/6/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Archie & I fished at roundhouse & caught 25" Red, 2 Trout, 2 BonnetShark,1 Whiting, & several Hardheads.

7/7/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 25" SMackerel, 6 Shark (2 keepers),& 1 Small Gafftop. Lot of seaweed in water but drift not there (fishable). Wade fishermen caught a lot of Trout.

7/8/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Peg,Tim, Yana, Skip, Dee, Mark, Marianne, & I fished at piling & caught 45" Bull Red, 27" SPMackerel, 3 Trout, & 4 Shark.

7/9/00

Green

Variable

Slow

GW & I fished at piling & caught 2 Trout, 1 Shark, & 1 Ray on Shad.

7/10/00

Off Color

SW

Poor

Lonnie, Toby, GW, & I fished at round house & seaweed became tough again. No fish. PM, we caught 1 21" Trout.

7/11/00

Off Color

SW

Fair

AM, Archie, Lonnie, Toby, Peg, Yana, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 6 nice Trout & 1 Hardhead on Shad.PM was a shutout.

7/12/00

Off Color

SW

Fair

AM Archie, Lonnie, Toby, Jack, Marvin & son, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 4 Trout to 19", 25" Red, & many Hardheads.PM Skip, Tim, Peg, Yana, Toby, Jack, Woody, Frank, & I caught 4 Trout to 27", 25, 19", & 19".

7/13/00

Off Color

SW

Poor

Jack, Toby, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 1 Gafftop, & 1 Hardhead.

7/14/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Skip, Toby, & I fished at Aframes & caught 2 large Rays, 5 Trout, 3 Shark, 3 Gafftop, & Hardheads. Eddie & Jack fished at roundhouse & caught 31" Red, 23" Trout & 1 Gafftop.

7/15/00

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip, Flo, Jack, Jimmy, & I fished at piling & caught a few small panfish.Lot of seaweed problems. Ray Martinez & family had fished all night & was shut out.

7/16/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Skip, Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, Jimmy, Mike, Dee, & I fished at piling & had to wait til 10 AM before we caught fish. We caught 6 Trout to 23" & a few panfish.Full moon puts the feed around 10AM.

7/17/00

Off Color

SW

???

Didn't fish. Went to town on business.

7/18/00

Off Color

South

Good

Jack, Archie, & I joined GW, Bill, & John at piling this AM & caught 3 Bull Reds (43", 42" & 41"), 4 Spanish Mackerel to 25", "16" Trout to 20 ", 3 BTShark, 3 Gafftops, & several large Whiting & Sandtrout using Piggies, Mullet, & Shad as bait.PM Skip & Dee joined us & we caught 24" Trout, & a nice Shark.

7/19/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Jack, Archie, & I fished at piling & caught 2 Trout (24", & 23"),28" Red, 1 Shark. & a few panfish.

7/20/00

Off Color

SW

???

Didn't fish. Worked on trailer.

7/21/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Lonnie,Toby, & I fished at Aframe & caught Big Ray, 2 Trout, 2 Gafftoop, & some panfish.

7/22/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip ,Vernon, Jack, Lonnie, Toby, Flo,& I fished at piling & caught 2 Bull Reds (40", & 39"), 2 Gafftop, 2 Shark, 2 Trout , 1 large Ray,& several panfish.

7/23/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip, Jack, Lonnie, Toby, & I fished at piling & caught 1 large Ray 42" W by 45" L bobbed off that everyone on the beach had a turn on the pole. We also caught 39" Red, a lot of Whiting, & Gafftop, & small Shark.

7/24/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Fished at roundhouse by myself & caught 2 Bonnethead Shark & 1 Gafftop. Wade fishermen caught a lot of undersized Trout & a few Keepers

7/25/00

Green

Variable

Fair

Jack, Eddie Graves, & I fished at roundhouse & a caught nice BTShark, 2 Trout, & 1 small Shark.

7/26/00

Green

SE

Good

Jack, Peg, Yana, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 6 SPMackerel to 28",3 Small Trout, & 3 Small Shark on Shad.PM Skip,Archie, Dee, & I caught 5 nice Trout.

7/27/00

Green

Variable

Poor

Archie & I joined GW & his friends & fished all AM & caught a lot of undersized Trout & Shark.

7/28/00

Green

Variable

Slow

Skip, Dee, & I fished at roundhouse all day. AM we caught a lot of small Trout,Shark, Gafftop,& panfish. PM the seaweed moved in & was baxically beached .

7/29/00

Off Color

SW

Slow

Fished at piling with Jack & Flo in AM. Lot of seaweed in water making fishing very hard. No fish. Left 10:30 to go to Eddies Wedding reception. Saw a few Trout & SPMackerel come in by wade fishermen.

7/30/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

Jack, Toby & I fished early at Aframe & caught a lot of small fish. Crowds moved in & we went to piling & joined Tim, Peg, Yana,Dee, Bryan, Beth, Jamie, & Mike & picked up 2 large Rays, 5 large Trout to 23",several Gafftop, Small Shark, Whiting & Sandtrout. When Mike show up with a limit of Trout to 23" wade fishing & we were impressed. Highlight of the morning was the waterspout in the Gulf.

8/4/00

Green

South

Good

AM Lonnie, Toby, Peg, Yana, & I fished at roundhouse & caught 10 keeper Trout to 21", 1 SPMackerel, 2 Whiting, 1 Sandtrout, & 5 undersized Trout on Shad.

8/5/00

Off Color

SW

Slow

Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, Toby, Lonnie,Brian, & I fished along side David Scott & Family & caught only 5 small Trout & 1 Gafftop.

8/10/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Seaweed was so bad that when the Equistar bunch & Toby & I tried to fish all night we would sweep on the beach.

8/11/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Equistar boys Jerry T, Jerry H, Richard J, Pat, Willis, Raul, Richard, Tom R came down last night & fished with me, Dee , Skip, & Toby all night. We were shut out til Skip & Eddie showed up with some fresh Mullet & Shad in AM & we caught 6 Trout to 20", several Sand Trout , & a lot of Hardheads til 11 AM.

8/12/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

Skip, Toby, Jack, Flo,& I fished at piling & caught 2 Bull Reds (45" with 26.5" girth, & 39"), 3 Trout, 3 Gafftop, 3 Shark, & Panfish.

8/13/00

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Skip,Linda,Toby,Jack,Tim, Peg,Yana, & I fished at piling & caught 8 large Gafftop, 3 Shark, & a few panfish. No Trout today.

8/18/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Dee & I fished at round house this AM & caught 1 nice Shark, & 1 nice Gafftop. Caught 2 more small Gafftop & 2 small Hardheads.

8/19/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Tim, Peg, Yana, Skip, Ed, Jack, Flo, & I fished at carbodies & Yana caught 25.25" Trout, & we caught 2 more Shark 8 Gafftop,& several Blue Fish.

8/20/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Jack, Tim, Peg, Yana, Dee, & I fished at piling & caught 1 33" Red,1 Gafftop,& 2 Whiting. Seaweed was bad all AM.

8/26/00

Green

Variable

Good

Skip,Tim, Peg, Yana, Flo, Toby, Jack, & I fished at piling & caught 3 Bull Reds (42", 40" & 40"), 1 Large Jack which was Jacks 1st, 2 SPMackerel,.2 Shark, & 1 Gafftop. AM was slow but PM was good.

8/27/00

Green

SE

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, Toby & I fished at the piling this AM & we caught 1 39" Red & 1 17" Trout.

9/1/00

Muddy

West

Slow

AM Dee & I fished at round house & caught 2 Trout & 1 Blue on Mullet & Shad.Temp. reached 100* today.

9/2/00

Muddy

West

Poor

Tim, Peg, Yana, Pam,Toby, Brian, Mike, Skip, Dee, Jack & I fished at Jacks all night & caught 1 Hardhead all night. Was still a very good party. AM, Flo & I fished & was shut out.Temp. reached 100* today.Red tide killed a lot of Bull Reds & Drum during this time.

9/3/00

Muddy

West

Slow

Rated today slow with strong westerly winds but by noon we caught a 40" Red & 2 Ladyfish. Tim,Peg, Yana, Pam, Toby, Margurite,Brian,Mike Rudd & I fished at piling We let Mike pull in his 1st Bull Red.

9/4/00

Muddy

West

Slow

Toby, Margurite, & I fished at piling & caught 3 nice Gafftop & 1 Hardhead.

9/8/00

Off Color

Northeast

Fair

Tim, & I fished at round house & caught 2 Reds (27", & 23"), & 24" Trout in 2 hours. PM Tim, Peg, Yana, & I caught 2 Trout.

9/9/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

Tim, Peg, Yana, Flo, Skip, Jack, Marvin, & I fished at round house & caught 3 Reds (29",24",17"),11 Trout to 27.25"( my largest this year), & 2 Hardheads.

9/10/00

Off Color

South

Slow

Tim, Peg, Yana, Dee,Jack, Jimmy, & I fished at round house & caught 2 small Trout, 2 Blues, & 1 Whiting.

9/14/00

Off Color

South

???

Arrived at beach in PM & visually witnessed the worse fish kill I've ever seen with millions of Shad & several game fish laying on the beach from the "Red Tide". Mullet wasn't very plentiful as Shad.

9/15/00

Green

North

Fair

Toby & I fished AM at carbodies & caught 38" Red. Lot of finger Mullet in the surf today. Fish kill from red tide was all the way to the Pass.

9/16/00

Green

North

Poor

Toby, Pat, & I fished at piling with strong north winds blowing the surf east to west. Couldn't lose a bait. No fish.

9/17/00

Green

North

Poor

Fished at round house with a lot of bait in the water but no fish. Picked up 1 Bull Whiting.

9/22/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Light rain in AM, didnít fish. PM fished at round house & was shut out. Red Tide was terrible with burning eyes.

9/23/00

Off Color

South

Good

AM Jack, Tim, Peg, Yana, Pat, Nickie, & I fished at piling & caught 2 Slot Reds (27", & 28"), lost one Slot next to the beach, 1 nice Shark, & 2 Blues all on finger Mullet,& Shad. PM Pat, Nickie, & I caught 6 Slot Reds(all 22" to 24") at sunset, & 2 Blues.

9/24/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, Pat, Nickie, & I fished at piling & caught 3 Slot Reds & one 19" Red, & 1 nice Shark. Red Tide was no problem for the past 2 days.

9/29/00

Off Color

North

Good

AM got to the carbodies late this AM & French & Glover had put 4 slot Reds on the beach at daybreak. Fished with Dee & Gary & caught 1 more slot & Marvin caught 1 more when he was quitting. PM Archie, Tim, & I fished at round house & caught 4 slot Reds & 1 Rat Red.

9/30/00

Off Color

North

Fair

AM. Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, Eddie & I fished at piling & caught 3 Slot Reds to 28", 1 Bull Whiting, & 2 Hardheads.

10/1/00

Off Color

North

Fair

AM Tim, Peg, Yana, Jack, & I fished at piling & caught 2 slot Reds to 27.5", 1 Gafftop, 1 SPMackerel, & 1 Bluefish.

10/6/00

Off Color

Variable

Poor

With northern coming in today fishing should have been good. Red Tide was in full force this AM & no fish tobe caught.

10/7/00

Off Color

North

???

Rained all day long.Strong north winds made surf very rough. Didn't fish.

10/8/00

Off Color

North

???

Rained all day long.Strong north winds made surf very rough. Didn't fish.

10/13/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

Dee, Glover, & I fished at carbodies & caught 3 slot Reds & lost 1 slot in edge of beach

10/14/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, & I fished at piling today & caught 4 Reds to 30". Peg had birthday party on the beach with a lot of friends showing up.

10/15/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

Tim, Peg, Yana, Dee, & I fished at piling & caught 4 Reds. Peg caught her 40" "birthday" Red & we ended up with 3 more slots to 28".

10/20/00

Green

SE

Slow

Ed, Dee, Glover, French & I fished at carbodies & caught 1 large Jack,& 1 SPMackerel. Lot of birds flying but slow fishing.

10/21/00

Green

SE

Slow

Sat. Tim, Peg, Yana, Flo, Jack, Pat, & I fished @ piling & all we caught all day was 3 Spanish Mackerel. Didn't see anything else caught except a few Whiting.

10/22/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

Dee, Tim,Yana, Peg, Flo, Mike, Essy,& I fished at piling & caught 4 Reds to 25".

10/27/00

Green

SE

Slow

Vince Meyers, Toby, & I fished at carbodies & caught 1 25" Red.Vince kept us from a shutout.

10/28/00

Off Color

SE

Fair

Toby, Tim, Peg,Yana, Flo, Vernon, Dee, his sister Susan, & I fished at piling & caught 2 slot Reds, 2 SPMackerel, & 2 Gafftops.

10/29/00

Off Color

SE

Slow

Tim, Peg, Yana, Dee, Toby, & I fished at piling & seaweed was next to impossible. Yana stilled pulled in a large Jack.

11/3/00

Off Color

South

Fair

AM I fished at round house & caught large Sand Shark (40") & 1 Bull Whiting. Rains came at 10:30 AM. PM Jack & I caught 24" Red.

11/4/00

Off Color

South

Fair

Fished at piling with Jack, Marvin, Tim, Peg, & Yana & caught 37" Jack, 2 Reds 24" & 41" , & 1 small Shark.

11/5/00

Off Color

South

Good

Jack, Dee, & I fished at piling & caught 8 nice BTShark, 4 slot Reds & 1 19.5", 3 Gafftops & 37" Jack.

11/10/00

Off Color

North

Fair

Fished at round house AM & caught 6 Whiting, 1 Sheepshead, & 1 Pompano. Chopped the Whiting into cut bait & caught 25" Red. Bait hard to find but caught Shrimp at Stallmans Park. PM went back with Jack & caught 24" Red.

11/11/00

Off Color

East

Fair

AM fished at roundhouse with Flo, Jack, Dee, Peg, & Yana .We caught 1 40" Red (Flo's 1st Bull), 1 Sandtrout,& 3 Whiting.

11/12/00

Off Color

SE

Slow

Fished at roundhouse this AM & caught 1 41" Bull Red.

11/17/00

Muddy

Variable

???

Strong rains & winds switching to north kept all the fishermen indoors

11/18/00

Muddy

North

???

Strong rains & winds kept all the fishermen indoors.

11/19/00

Muddy

North

???

Rains subsided. Noone fishing the surf. Saw 2 men wade fishing the bay this AM (???). Too cold for that. Lot of duck hunters strung out on the island.

11/23/00

Muddy

South

Poor

Fished at roundhouse this AM & never lost a bait. Maybe too much freshwater! Had plent of finger mullet.

11/24/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Fished at roundhouse this AM & never lost a bait. Had plenty of finger mullet.

11/25/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Fished at roundhouse this AM & never lost a bait. Had plenty of finger mullet Shad & Piggie Perch..

11/26/00

Off Color

North

Poor

4th day of fishable water & no fish. This AM Jack, Tim, Peg, Yana, & I fished at roundhouse & didn't lose a bait.

12/1/00

Off Color

Variable

Good

Went to carbodies & fished with French & Glover. We caught 3 nice Bull Reds to 42" & 3 slot Reds to 28" & 1 25" Drum. Cut Mullet was the bait.

12/2/00

Off Color

North

Poor

Blue northern blew in last night & didn't fish AM."Too cold" with winds gusting to 30 mph.Jack, Marvin & I fished PM & only caught 1 Croaker,& 1 Hardhead on Shrimp. Wouldn't touch Mullet.

12/3/00

Off Color

North

???

Winds gusting to 30 mph and cold, so I hybernated in the house this AM.

12/8/00

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Vince, French, Glover, Henry, & I fished at carbodies & only caught a few small Whiting.

12/9/00

Off Color

South

Good

Pat, Vincent,Woody,& I started out early at piling. Eddie showed up later & then all the fish started biting. Dee ,Jack, Flo, Darla, BJ, Tim, & Peg showed up later.We caught 6 Bull Reds to 45"(36", 37", 39",40", 41", & 45").Incoming tide using cut Whiting. Lots of Whiting too (bait).

12/10/00

Off Color

South

Poor

Jack, Tim, Peg, & I fished at piling this AM & was shut out.

12/14/00

Off Color

Variable

???

Noone fishing with light rain, heavy fog, & cool weather.

12/15/00

Off Color

North

???

Drove the beach & found 3 men fishing & all they caught was 1 Whiting.Winds picked up & cold weather moved in with a new Norther.

12/16/00

Off Color

North

???

Drove the beach .Winds picked up & cold weather moved in .

12/22/00

Off Color

Northeast

???

Didn't fish. Winds gusting to 25 MPH & cold. Surf rough.

12/23/00

Off Color

East

Slow

Fished at Roundhouse & caught 24" Drum & 3 Whiting.Bait hard to get this AM so used Whiting that I caught with Shrimp.All fish caught on Shrimp.

12/24/00

Off Color

Northeast

Poor

Tried to fish for an hour but rain ran me out. No fish

12/29/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Fished at roundhouse this AM. Surf flat with strong north winds , cool,& no fish.

12/30/00

Muddy

North

Poor

Sun shining brightly. Didn't fish. Too cold with strong northly winds.


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