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01/01/04Off ColorSESlowFished at the roundhouse & caught 2 Whiting
01/02/04Off ColorSEFairDee & I fished at the roundhouse & caught 27" Red & 6 Whiting.
01/03/04Off ColorSEPoorFished at the roundhouse & caught 1 Whiting & 2 Croakers.
01/04/04Off ColorSEGoodFished at the roundhouse with Flo, Dee, & John Duggin, & caught 40" Red & 5 Whiting
01/05/04Off ColorNE???Blue Northern blew in last night. Too cold, didn't fish.
01/06/04Off ColorNE???Too cold, didn't fish.
01/09/04Off ColorNESlowThe sun finally came out after 4 days in the house. Fished at the roundhouse with Tom & Steve & caught 4 nice Whiting.
01/10/04Off ColorNESlowBeautiful day but still cold (50*). Fished at the roundhouse & caught 7 Whiting. Nothing on live Mullet.
01/11/04Off ColorVariableSlowFished at the roundhouse & caught 5 Whiting.
01/16/04Off ColorSESlowArchie & I fished in front of the house & caught 8 Whiting
01/19/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished out front this AM & was shutout.
01/20/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished out front this AM with Dee & was shutout.
01/21/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished out front this AM & was shutout.
01/22/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished out front this AM & was shutout.
01/23/03Off ColorEastFairFished at the roundhouse with Dee & caught 1 37" Red, & 8 Whiting. Ray,& Woody fished at Piling & caught 32" Red. Big Sharks spotted 2nd gut in in both places. Strange for this time of the year.
01/24/03 SouthSlowFished at the roundhouse & caught 2 Whiting. 1 Good hit on long line but did not hookup.Rain started in around 10 AM.Lot of crabs in trap this AM.
01/25/03Off ColorWestSlowFished at the roundhouse with Flo,& Archie. Caught 2 Whiting. Northwestern moved in today.Fishing came to a halt.
01/26/04Off ColorNWFairFished at the piling with Ray, & Woody, & caught 7 Whiting & 1 30" Red.
01/28/04Off ColorEastPoorFished with Archie & was shutout.
01/29/04Off ColorSEFairFished at the piling With Ray & caught "OLE BIG" Red 43" 28" girth, & weighed 39# on my scale ,& 4 Whiting.
01/30/04Off ColorNorthSlowRay & I fished at the piling & caught 4 Whiting.
01/31/04Off ColorNorthPoorRay & fished at the piling under cold & adverse conditions & froze with no fish on the beach.
02/01/04Off ColorEastPoorDidn't fish but sat with Duggin & he was shut out.
02/02/04Off ColorNorthSlowRay, Woody, & I fished at the piling & caught 1 30" Red.
02/04/04Off ColorVariableSlowRay, Woody, & I fished at the Carbodies & caught 1 Flounder,& 1 small Whiting.Weather cratered & rain moved in.
02/06/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished with Ray at carbodies & was shutout. Cold all AM.
02/09/04MuddySEPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 1 Whiting.
02/16/04Off ColorVariableSlowFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 3 Whiting.
02/17/04Off ColorNorthSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Archie, & Cole, & caught 1 41" Red.
02/18/04GreenEastPoorFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie & was shutout.
02/19/04Off ColorSEPoorFished at the roundhouse was shutout.
02/20/04Off ColorNEPoorFished at the piling with Ray & Woody & was shutout.
02/21/04Off ColorNEPoorFished at the roundhouse with Archie & was shutout. Man down from us caught 36" Red. New front moved thru last night.
02/22/04Off ColorEastPoorFished at the round house with Flo, Woody, & Archie & was shutout. A lot of seaweed moss in surf this AM.
02/24/04Off ColorNorthFairFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 26" Red, 3 Hardheads, & 1 Seagull in the water.
02/25/04MuddyNWPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 1 Whiting.Blue northern blew in last night & cold.
02/26/04MuddyNorthPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Peg, & was shutout. Did put 3 Pelicans in the water.Lot of Porpoise on 4th bar this AM.
02/27/04MuddyEastPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray & Woody & was shutout.
02/28/04MuddySouthPoorJohnnie Duggin fished roundhouse & was shutout.
03/01/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray,& Woody,& caught 1 Whiting.
03/03/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the piling with Woody & caught 4 big Hardheads (it's gonna happen soon), & 1 Whiting.
03/04/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished at the piling with Ray for 1 hr. & lily seaweed ran us off. Fished at the roundhouse rest of the AM & was shutout.
03/05/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody & was shutout again!.
03/06/04Off ColorNorthSlowFished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody, & caught only 2 Hardheads. 1st day after a front moved thru last night, & the sun came out all AM.Beach water temp 64*.
03/07/04Off ColorNorthPoorFished at the piling & was shutout. Seaweed cleared out but freshwater kept the fish out of reach.
03/08/04GreenNEPoorWinds gusting in 20 knots out of NE, Woody fished in front of the house & was shutout.Seaweed & strong winds made it impossible to fish in 2nd gut.
03/09/04Off ColorNESlowFished in front with Woody & caught 3 nice Whiting & 2 Hardheads.
03/10/04Off ColorEastSlowFished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 1 Whiting.
03/11/04Off ColorEastSlowFished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 1 Whiting.
03/12/04Off ColorSESlowFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 4 Whiting.
03/13/04Off ColorSESlowFished at the roundhouse with Vince, Brian, & Ray & caught 1 Whiting before the storm hit at 9:30 AM.
03/14/04Off ColorSEGoodFished at the piling this AM with occasional sprinkles & caught 2 Bull Reds 45" & 39", & 5 Whiting.
03/15/04Off ColorNEFairFished at the piling this AM with Ray & Woody & caught 1 28" Red & several Whiting.
03/16/04Off ColorVariableFairFished at the piling with Woody & caught 2 nice Drum & 7 Whiting.
03/17/04Off ColorVariableSlowFished at the piluing with Ray, Woody, & Archie& caught 1 20" Drum & 4 Whitings.
03/18/04Off ColorSouthFairWoody & I fished at carbodies & caught 39" Red, 25" Red, 2 Whiting, & several Hardheads.Seaweed got bad around noon .Seaweed was bad at the piling early this AM & moved to carbodies.
03/19/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the roundhouse with Ray, Woody, Flo & Johnnie, & caught only 2 Sand Trout,& 2 Whiting
03/20/04Off ColorSouthPoorWoody & I fished at carbodies & caught several Hardheads & Whiting
03/21/04Off ColorVariablePoorArchie & I fished in front of the house & was shutout.
03/22/04Off ColorEastPoorFished at the carbodies with Ray & was shutout. Very strong winds from the East & rough surf.
03/23/04Off ColorSouthSlowRay & I fished at the carbodies & caught 1 Whiting, 1 Croaker, & several small Hardheads.
03/24/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the carbodies with Archie, & caught 1 Hardhead & 1 Croaker.
03/25/04Off ColorSouthFairFished at the carbodies with Ray & caught 3 Hardhead, 3 Whiting, & 1 25" Red.
03/26/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Cole, & caught 1 Hardhead & 1 Small Bonnethead Shark (1st shark of the year).
03/27/04Sandy GreenSouthSlowFished at the carbodies with Marvin & caught 1 Whiting, & 1 Hardhead.
03/28/04Sandy GreenSouthPoorFished at the piling & was shutout to the crabs eating bait off hooks. Pulled in one.
03/29/04Sandy GreenVariableGoodFront came in at 9AM. Fished with Ray, & Woody at the carbodies & caught 1 42" Red, 2 29" Reds, & 8 big Hardheads.
03/30/04Sandy GreenVariableFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, & caught 1 26" Red, lost 1 one Red on the edge of beach size ??? (near keeper), & several Hardheads.
03/31/04Sandy GreenVariableFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody & caught 1 26" Red, 3 big Gafftops,& 1 42" Jack 21#'s. Gafftop & Jack are the 1'st of the year.
04/01/04Sandy GreenVariableFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie & caught 3 Bull Sharks to 42", 8 nice Gafftops, & 1 large Pompano.
04/02/04Sandy GreenSWSlowFished at the carbodies with Flo, Peg, & Yana & caught 8 Hardheads. Lot of lilypads grass moved in this AM & with SW breezes pulled lines down the beach.
04/04/04Off ColorSouthPoorLonnie, Brian & their families came down & fished with me at the piling, & was shutout.Kids had a good time but no fish.
04/07/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished at the piling with Ray & Woody & caught 1 Hardhead.
04/08/04MuddyNorthPoorFished at the carbodies with Woody, & caught 1 Gulftrout.
04/09/04Off ColorSESlowFished at the carbodies with Archie, & Ray & caught 2 Gafftops, 1 Whiting, & 1 Sandtrout.
04/10/04Sandy GreenSouthSlowFished at the carbodies & was shutout.
04/11/04MuddyNorth???Didn't fish because of the cold front & rain this AM.
04/13/04Off ColorNorthFairFished at the carbodies with Ray & caught 41" Red, & 3 nice Gafftops
04/14/04Off ColorNorthSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Brett & caught 1 Gafftop.Brett & I left noon & Woody & Ray caught 43" Red, nice Gafftop, & 36" Shark in the afternoon.
04/15/04Off ColorSouthGoodFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody & caught 40" Bull Red, 37" Bull Drum, & 11 big Gafftops.
04/16/04Off ColorSWSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody & caught 1 26" Red.
04/17/04Off ColorSouthPoorArchie & I fished at the carbodies & was shutout.
04/19/04MuddySouthFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody & caught 2 slot Drum (18", & 21") ,1 Whiting, 1 Hardhead, & THE 1ST SPEC Trout of the year (16").
04/20/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Archie & caught 10 Hardheads, & 2 Whiting. SEAWEED ( Sargasso)_ SHOWED UP LAST NIGHT .
04/21/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the roundhouse with Ray & caught 1 28" Red & 2 Hardheads.
04/22/04Off ColorSouthPoorRay & I tried to fish at the piling but seaweed was too bad. Fished at the Aframes & was shutout. Seaweed moved in at 11:AM & ran us out.Caught 2 Hardheads all AM.
04/24/04Off ColorNorthPoorGW fished at the piling & caught 1 Hardhead.Sat with him for an hour. A lot of seaweed still in edge of surf. Rained all AM.
04/26/04Off ColorNorthFairFished on Quintana Beach with Ray, & Woody. Caught 2 Reds (28", & 26"), 1 19" Trout, 1 18" Drum, & a few Hardheads.Lost 3 nice hits that came off the hook!!!.
04/27/04GreenVariableFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 26" Red, 21" Trout, & 3 Hardheads.
04/28/04GreenSouthFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. We caught 38" Red, 20" Trout, & lost 2 more ??? to straightened out hooks.
04/29/04Off ColorSouthSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, & Peg & caught 1 23" Red, & 1 Hardhead.
04/30/04GreenSouthSlowRay & I fished at the carbodies & caught 12 Hardheads. Seaweed moved back in last night.
05/01/04GreenVariableSlowSat with Johnnie Duggin at transformers. He caught 4 large Whiting on big Shrimp.
05/03/04Off ColorNorthSlowFished at the carbodies with Ray & Woody & caught 1 16" Trout, & 1 19" Drum.
05/04/04Off ColorVariableFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody &, Peg & caught 1 Trout, 2 nice Shark, 2 Gafftop, 3 Whiting, 1 Sandtrout ,& a few Hardheads
05/05/04Off ColorSouthFairFished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Gordon, & caught 6 large Gafftops, 1 lasrge Stingray, about 12 Whiting, & a lot of hardheads .Trout have been hitting the wqhole week at the corner,some limits
05/07/04Off ColorSouth???Didn't fish. Seaweed moved back in this AM.
05/09/04Off ColorSouthPoorFished with Tim, Peg, & Yana & caught 3 Hardheads. Seaweed was still too bad.
05/12/04Off ColorSouth???Tried to fish a couple of days & seaweed put a halt to it. Only a few Hardheads.Shrimp have been showing up in bar ditches this week. Have bagged up 4 quarts for the future.
05/13/04Off ColorNorth???Northern blew in last night.
05/15/04Off ColorNorthSlowWoody & I fished at the piling & caught 2 Trout to 23", 1 Whiting, & 3 Hardheads.
05/16/04Off ColorVariableFairFished the piling with Woody, Tim, Peg, & Yana, & caught 3 Trout, 1 Sand Trout, 1 22" Drum, & several Hardheads.
05/16/04Off ColorVariableFairFished the piling with Woody, Tim, Peg, & Yana, & caught 3 Trout, 1 Sand Trout, 1 22" Drum, & several Hardheads.
05/17/04Off ColorSEFairArchie, Ray, & I fished at the piling,& caught 3 Reds 30",28", & 26", 5 Trout to 24",1 Sand Trout, & a lot of Hardheads.
05/18/04Off ColorSEFairTues. fished at the piling with Archie, Ray, & Peg, & caught 24" Drum, 2 Specs (19", 17"), 7 nice Gafftop, 3 Sand Trout, 1 Small BTShark,1 BTShark, & 1 Whiting.
05/19/04Off ColorSEFairWed. fished at the piling with Ray, Woody, & Peg & caught 3 Trout to 24", 2 Whiting, & several Hardheads.
05/20/04Off ColorSEFairThur. fished at the piling with Ray,Peg,& David & caught 3 Trout to 19", 1 40" Jack, 1 36" Ray, several small Shark,a few Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
05/21/04Off ColorSEFairFri. fished at the piling with Ray, Woody, Peg,Gordon & wife Brenda,Cole & his girlfriend, & caught 8 BT Sharks, 3 Trout to 20", 1 25" Red, 1 small Ray,1 Sandtrout,several Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads
05/22/04Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished at the piling with Woody, Gordon,& Brenda, Tim, Peg, Yana, Cole, & girlfriend, & caught 4 Trout to 20", & a few Hardheads. By 10:30 didn't catch another fish.Seemed like new seaweed was moving in which was piling up near carbodies.
05/23/04Off ColorSouth???Sun. was wiped out with new rafts of seaweed along the beach. Bad from transformers to carbodies. Didn't fish & only saw a few waders out this AM.
05/24/04Off ColorSouthFairMon. Ray, Woody, & I fished at the roundhouse. Caught 2 Slot Reds to 26", 4 smaller Trout to 19", lost 2 more Trout that came off the hook in edge of water,& a lot of Hardheads. Seaweed not too bqad here.
05/25/04Off ColorSouthFairTues. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody & caught 8 Trout to 27", 1 Red 26", & a lot of Hardheads. New seaweed move in last night which made fishing difficult but still good.
05/26/04Off ColorSouthFairWed. fished at the Aframe with Ray, & Woody & caught 1 25" Red, 3 Trout to 20", 1 Flounder, 1 Shark, 2 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads. Seaweed was too bad to fish in roundhouse.
05/27/04Off ColorSouthFairThur. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Archie, Peg, & Suki. Caught 50" BTShark 29#s,2 Trout 21". & 24". Seaweed moved in so we moved to Aframes & caught 2 Trout, & 2 Whiting.
05/28/04Off Color FairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon & Brenda, Suki, & Yana & caught 5 Trout, 1 Drum, 2 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
05/29/04Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Gordon til 9AM when holiday people started swimming in lines. Moved to pilings. We caught only 1 Trout, & a lot of Hardheads, but fought the new seaweed both places.
05/30/04Off ColorSouthSlowSun. started at the piling with Tim, Peg, Yana, Gordon, & Brenda. Seaweed was too bad. Tim went home for better day. Gordon, & I came to the round house & fished til 11:AM & caught 3 Trout & a few Hardheads.
06/01/04Off ColorSouthGoodTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 3 Reds (26",25", 18"),13 Trout to 23", 1 42" Bull Jack,3 Whiting, about 10 Shark ( most just keepers) but didn't keep any, & a lot of Hardheads.Went back at 5PM & they caught 1 more Slot Red (27") & a lot of Sharks.
06/02/04Off ColorSouthGoodWed. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Gordon. New seaweed moved in last night & fished with only 1 line each. Joined later by Bill, Peg, Brenda, Cole, & Nick & caught 16 Trout to 28" (5 over 20"),6 Shark, 1 26" Red, 1 Sand Trout, 2 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
06/03/04Off ColorVariableGoodThur. started out at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon & Brenda, & Bill. Seaweed ran us off. Went to carbodies & caught 1 29" Red,11 Trout to 25", 1 large Horsemackerel, & many Hardheads.
06/04/04Off ColorVariableFairFri. started at the roundhouse. Too much seaweed. Went to carbodies, too much. Ended at Aframes with Woody, Gordon, Brenda, Archie, & Flo. Caught 9 Trout, & 1 36" BTShark. Saw Dee, Peg, & Yana but they never found us at the Aframes.
06/05/04GreenVariableSlowSat. fished at the piling with Dee, Tim, Peg, Yana,Jack Russel, Nathan, Cole with his wife & son & caught a lot of seaweed, 2 Trout,& 2 Shark. Couldn't keep a line out over 5 mins.
06/06/04MuddySW???Sun.strong SW winds roughed up surf making seaweed run down beach. Didn't fish.Saw only 2 people trying to fish.
06/07/04MuddySWFairMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Archie & caughtr 5 Trout to 20", 1 25" Red, & a lot.of Hardheads. 8:30 AM new seaweed moved in We quit & went to Aframes where we were shutout.
06/08/04MuddySouthFairTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon,& Brenda, Bill, Debby, & son, & caught 5 Trout, & 3 Hardheads. Seaweed got real bad by 9AM. We quit early when light rains started.
06/09/04Off ColorSouthFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Archie. Caught 6 Trout & a lot of Hardheads. Surf fishable til 9:30AM then seaweed started sloshing.
06/10/04Off ColorSouthSlowThur. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 2 Trout & a lot of Hardheads. Seaweed still bad!.
06/11/04GreenSouthPoorFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 1 Hardhead by 6:30 AM. Seaweed too bad so we moved to Aframes & caught 1 Trout, & 1 Hardhead.
06/12/04GreenSouthFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Linda, & Corey & his son. Caught 1 25.5(6.3) Trout, & 2 Hardheads, & a raft of seaweed moved in. 8:00AM moved to piling & fished with same peoples plus Johnny Duggin, Stuart, & their friends. Caught 3 Trout,1 40" Sandshark, 1 Small Ray, & a lot of Hardheads.
06/13/04GreenSEFairSun. fished at the piling with Tim, Peg, & Yana & caught 3 small Trout, 3 Shark to 40", 1 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.Still a lot of seaweed in surf but SE breeze made it fishable.
06/13/04GreenSEFairSun. fished at the piling with Tim, Peg, & Yana & caught 3 small Trout, 3 Shark to 40", 1 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.Still a lot of seaweed in surf but SE breeze made it fishable.
06/14/04GreenVariableFairMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody,& Archie, Gordon, Brenda, & Billy & caught 4 Trout. Seaweed was too bad & we moved to piling & caught 1 24" Trout. Seaweed still to bad & we ended at the carbodies where we caught 5 more Trout, 1 38" Bull Red, 1 Whiting, 1 Shark & a lot of Hardheads.
06/15/04GreenVariableGoodTues. fished at the carbodies with Archie, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 21 keeper Trout & 1/2 dozen undersized, 1 27" Red, & a lot of Hardheads.(Should have been here today).Lot of seaweed but fishable.
06/16/04GreenVariablePoorWed. went to carbodies with Gordon, Woody, & Archie & fought "BAD" seaweed, high winds, & rain. Caught 1 Trout that I didn't know was on my line.Looked at piling, & roundhouse. All the same.
06/17/04GreenSouthSlowThur. fished by myself. Started at the carbodies (too much seaweed)!. Went to roundhouse (same)!. Then Aframes & ended at the jetties where I fished for an hr. & quit for tourist swimming in line. 10:AM back to roundhouse. One lining & caught 2 Trout, 2 Shark, & 3 Hardheads.
06/18/04Off ColorSEGoodFri. started at carbodies & fought seaweed but caught 2 small Trout.Woody, Gordon, Brenda, Flo, Dee,& I fished at the roundhouse & caught 13 Trout (3 more Throw backs) 3 over 20", 3 Shark, & a lot of Hardheads.
06/19/04Off ColorVariableGoodSat. fished at the piling with Tim, Peg. Yana, Gordon, Brenda, Dee,Vernon, Marvin & 2 of his nephews & caught 26 Trout to 24". Many small Shark,Hardheads, & 3 Bull Reds two 40" & 1 44"(which was Marvins largest Bull).Dee limited out on big Trout to 24".
06/20/04Off ColorVariableFairSun. fished at the piling with Stephen, David, & Paul,Woody & Linda, Gordon & Brenda,Tim, Peg, & Yana & caught 8 Trout to 22" many small Shark, 2 Whiting & a lot of Hardheads.
06/22/04Off ColorSWPoorTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 1 Trout & 1 Hardhead. Fought high tide seaweed all AM.
06/24/04Off ColorVariableFairThur. Woody & I fished at the roundhouse & caught 5 Trout, & a dozen Hardheads. Monsoon rains set in around 8AM .We quit at 9:30AM with no letup in sight.
06/25/04GreenVariableFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon, & Brenda & caught 9 Trout (5 keepers & 4 small), 1 28" Red, & many Hardheads. Dee came by later but rain started back & only thing happening was Hardheads.
06/26/04GreenVariableGoodSat. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon & Brenda, & Woody. Caught 3 Slot Reds (28", 25", 25"), 5 Trout (4 over 20"), 2 Shark to 38", & several Hardheads.Very little rain here today.
06/27/04Off ColorSouthSlowSun. fished with Gordon, Brenda, & son Dusty, Flo, Woody & 2 frirends from Dow at the roundhouse.Caught 5 Trout 3 over 20", 2 Shark, & severeal Hardheads. Lost 1 ??? line stretcher to a broken line.
06/28/04GreenSESlowMon. fished with Ray at the piling & caught 3 small Trout, 3 Shark, 1 Large Whiting, & many Hardheads.
06/29/04GreenSEGoodTues. fished at the roundhouse with Flo, Ray, & Woody Caught 4 Slot Reds (28,26, 25, & 25), 17 Trout to 28"(7#), with 5 over 20", 4 Shark, & many Hardheads plus 1 Bluefish .Fought seaweed all AM but fish were in surf for the catching.
06/30/04Off ColorSouthPoorWed. fished at the roundhouse for an hr. with Ray, & Bill Tobler. Caught 4 Hardheads. Then new raft of seaweed moved in. Went to piling & seaweed still bad there but caught 1 Trout & 1 Shark.
07/01/04Off ColorSouthFairThur. Started at roundhouse, too much seaweed. Went to carbodies, too much seaweed. Went to access road #1 & fished with Gordon, Brenda, & Archie. Caught 4 Trout (Gordon pulled in 29" 7.5# 11:30 AM (official 7.51# good for 2nd in Fiesta). 3 Shark, & a few Hardheads. Gordon went to Fiesta tournament to weigh in Trout.(Update) Went back 2:30PM & we caught 5 more Trout 20 to 24 & a lot of Sharks.
07/02/04Off ColorSouthFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon, Brenda, Archie, Billy,& Woody & caught 10 Trout to 23",4 Shark, & A few Hardheads. Seaweed disappeared today but logs came floating in from the river.
07/03/04Off ColorSWSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Gordon, Brenda, Woody, & Billy, & caught 3 Trout to 23", 2 Shark, 2 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
07/04/04Off ColorSWSlowSun. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon, Brenda, & Flo & caught 1 21" Trout & 1 Hardhead.
07/05/04Off ColorSW???Mon. didn't fish. Went shopping . Came back 11AM & found Tim on beach with a shutout."BOO"
07/06/04MuddySouthPoorTues. Fished for a short while at the roundhouse ( water off color) & caught 2 small Trout. Left & joined Ray, & Woody on Quintanna where they caught 1 small Trout. Beach was solid logs from Brazos runoff & very muddy.
07/07/04GreenSWFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Gordon. Caught 1 40" Red (24.5 girth), 7 Shark, 4 undersized Trout, 1 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.Left at 1:30 & Gordon caught 27", & 28" Red.
07/08/04GreenSouthGoodThur. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon, Brenda, Woody,Ray, & Peg.Caught 4 slot Reds to 28", 10 Trout to 21", many Shark to 42", many Hardheads,1 Bluefish, & 3 Whiting. Doesn't get much better then this.
07/09/04Off ColorVariableFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Dee,& 2 friends Eddie, & Email, & caught 7 Trout to 24" , 3 Shark, 2 Whiting,& 7 many Hardheads. Rained all AM.
07/10/04Off ColorVariableFairSat. I worked on flat tire on trailer. Archie fished at the roundhouse & caught 5 Trout, a few Shark, 3 Bluefish, & some Hardheads.
07/11/04Sandy GreenSESlowSun. seaweed moved in big time. Tried at the roundhouse with Archie, Flo, & Dee a little later & caught 1 18" Trout,& 3 Hardheads.
07/12/04Sandy GreenSEFairMon. started at the roundhouse & seaweed was too bad. Went to #1 with Gordon, Brenda, Archie, & Flo & caught 8 Trout to 22", & a lot of Hardheads using only 1 line each (seaweed not as bad but there). You could see big rafts of seaweed drifting in from offshore.Tomorrow very questionable.
07/14/04Sandy GreenNorthGoodWed. fished at the roundhouse with David Scott & caught 8 Trout (nothing big), 6 Shark, & several Hardheads.This is the kind of day that the" CHUNKERS & WINDERS" look foreward to.David caught 3 keepers & several small ones & several Shark.Other Waders (a lot of them) caught "SOMETHING"
07/15/04Off ColorWestFairThur. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & David & caught 7 Trout, 12 Shark ( 5 slither), & several Hardheads. N to Weat winds turned surf off color.
07/16/04Off ColorWestSlowFri. fished at the roundhouse with Ray & Dee & caught 1 Trout, 2 3ft Rays, 4 Whiting,& many small Shark, Hardheads.
07/17/04Off ColorSWSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody. Caught 3 Trout, 6 nice Whiting, many Shark (+ 1 Bonnethead), & a lot of Hardheads.
07/18/04Off ColorSWSlowSun. fished at the roundhouse with Dee, Flo, & friend Jodi, & caught about 12 Hardheads from 2nd gut & nothing else.
07/19/04Off ColorVariableSlowMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught a lot of Hardheads, & 1 Sandtrout.
07/20/04GreenSEGoodTues. fished at the carbodies by myself & caught 37" Red, 18" Red, 4 Trout to 25", 5 Shark (keeper size), 2 Gafftop, 1 Blue, & several Hardheads. Came in & found Ray at roundhouse where he caught 1 20" Trout, with 2 Shark, & Hardheads.
07/21/04Off ColorSEGoodWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody & caught 2 Reds 37", & 27", 3 Shark, 5 Trout to 23", & a few Hardheads.
07/22/04Off ColorSEFairThur. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Archie, & GW. Caught 3 Trout to 23", & a lot of Hardheads.Surf roughed up since yesterday.
07/23/04Off ColorSEGoodFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, & Dee, & caught 1 41" Red, 1 26" Red, 11 Trout to 24" (3 over 20"), 1 Blue, & a lot of Hardheads.
07/24/04Off ColorNorthPoorSat. fished at the carbodies with Dee, Marvin, & James & caught 1 Trout, 1 Sand Trout, 1 Gafftop, & a few Hardheads. Water was flat & a few wade fishermen caught a few Trout but very little others.
07/25/04GreenNorthSlowSun. Stephen, David, Dray, Paul, & Nichol fished at the piling & caught 2 Shark 1 SPMackerel , 1 Ladyfish, & a couple of Hardheads.
07/26/04GreenNorthFairMon. fished at the roundhouse with Ray. Caught 5 Trout, 5 Shark, 1 Gafftop, 1 Blue, 1 Whiting, & some Hardheads.Couldn't hardly keep bait on hooks for the small Shark, & Blues.
07/27/04Off ColorVariableFairTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 8 Trout ( only 3 keepers), 1 SPMackerel, 1 blue, 2 Whiting, & many Hardheads.
07/28/04GreenSEFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody & caught 4 Trout to 24", 6 keeper Shark, 2 Blues, 2 Ladyfingers, & a lot of Hardheads.
07/29/04GreenSouthBooThur. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, Woody, Gordon, & Brenda, & was SHUT OUT. "Murphy's Law" took effect today. Couldn't hardly find bait, lost a castnet, old seaweed had lines going down the beach, then new seaweed moved in. Not even a Hardhead. "NO FISH".
07/30/04GreenWestSlowFri. fished at the roundhouse with Dee & caught 1 16 " Trout,& 1 Hardheads,Old seaweed still a problem..
07/31/04Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Tim, & Peg & caught 1 23" Trout, 3 Shark, & 2 Hardheads.
08/01/04Off ColorNorthSlowSun. fished at the piling & caught only 1 Small Shark. Could'nt keep bait on hooks. Saw a lot of small panfish being caught by waders.
08/02/04Off ColorNorthSlowMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & caught 1 nice BTShark, 1 Horsemackerel,1 Blue, & many Hardheads.
08/03/04GreenNorthSlowTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Caught 2 Trout to 21", 4 Gafftops, 6 slither Shark, 2 Blues, & a few Hardheads.
08/04/04GreenNorthSlowWed. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 2 Trout, 2 Shark, & several Hardheads.
08/05/04GreenNorthFairThur fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 2 SPMackerel, 2 Trout, 6 Shark, & a few Hardheads.
08/06/04GreenVariableFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Archie, Woody, Dee, & Peg & caught 1 44" Red,4 Trout, 2 SP Mackerel to 22", 6 Shark, several Gafftop, & Hardheads.
08/07/04Off ColorNorthSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody ,Ray, Tim, & Peg. caught 1 21" Trout 2 nice Shark, & 3 Hardheads. Lost 1 ??? (Bull Red ???) to a broken line, & man next to us caught 42" Red. GW called, & said he caught 4 Bull Reds in afternoon at piling.
08/08/04GreenNorthSlowSun. fished at the piling & was shutout. Wade fishermen in 4th gut caught a lot of fish (Trout & Mackerel) but nothing in 3rd gut. Didn't hardly lose any bait.
08/09/04Off ColorNorthSlowMon. Ray & I fished at the piling. Caught 1 38" Jack, 1 Gafftop, 1 small Trout, & 2 large Whiting.
08/10/04GreenNorthFairTues. fished at the piling with Ray, & joined later with Peg, & Coleen. Caught 15 Shark (most small), 1 24" Ray, 2 SPMackerel 24" & 25", 2 Trout (small), 8 Gafftop, & several Whiting.
08/11/04GreenVariableFairWed. fished at the piling with Ray, Woody, & Archie. Caught 6 Gafftop, 3 Trout (1 Keeper), 2 Shark, 2 Hardheads, & 1 Sandtrout. Pat & Phil fished by us & was shutout.
08/12/04Off ColorNorthFairThur. started at the piling & seaweed too bad. Moved to carbodies & caught 25" Mackerel, 1 Trout, 1 Gafftop, & several Hardheads. Phil (from Dallas area) caught 41" Red. Mark Provost was at the carbodies & caught several Trout & had 3 keepers. PM fished with Dee at roundhouse, & caught 26" Trout.
08/13/04Off ColorNEPoorFri.Hurricane Charlie in gulf heading for Florida but had whole rising to high tides. Fished at the carbodies with Woody, Pat, Phil, Peg, & Coleen & didn't lose a bait. Lot of seaweed & a strong crosscurrent made it difficult to keep line in water.
08/14/04Off ColorEastSlowSat. fished at the piling with Woody, Dee,& Jack Russel & grandson Nathan. Caught 3 nice Gafftop but mostly a lot of old seaweed.Ike Glover came by today to visit today (87years old 8/12/2004).
08/15/04Off ColorEastSlowSun. fished at the piling with Woody & caught 1 Gafftop. Strong east winds & old seaweed kept your line going down the beach
08/16/04Off ColorVariableFairMon. fished at the piling with Ray, & Woody. Caught 24" Red, 3 Trout, 3 Gafftops, & 3 Bluefish. Seaweed, & cross current still there but fishable.
08/17/04Off ColorVariableFairTues. fished at the piling with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 37" Red, 1 17" Trout, 6 Gafftops (2 Keepers), 4 Blues, & 1 Horsemackerel.11AM the old seaweed & east winds put an end to surf fishing.
08/18/04Off ColorSEGoodWed. fished at the piling with Ray & Woody. Caught 15 Trout to 22" (4 over 20), 1 large Stingray, 2 Gafftop, 2 Whiting, & 1 unknown Critter ???. plus many no hookups.Big bite came after low tide at noon til 2 PM.
08/19/04Off ColorSWSlowThur. Fished at the piling with Ray, Woody, Archie, Steve, & Don. Caught 1 40" Red, 3 Whiting, 1 Trout, & 1 Sandtrout.
08/20/04Off ColorSWPoorFri. fished at the roundhouse & couldn't lose any bait.Strong SW winds all AM.
08/21/04Off ColorVariable???Sat. Ray & I decided not to fish because of strong cross currents & grass in water but fishable.Raining all SE Texas but not here. By 9:30 AM the winds stopped but will be awhile before the surf calms down.
08/22/04Off ColorVariable???Sun. strong westerly winds,a little rain too, kept everyone off surf.
08/22/04Off ColorVariable???Sun. strong westerly winds,a little rain too, kept everyone off surf.
08/23/04Off ColorSouthSlowMon. fished with Ray at the roundhouse & caught 1 Hardhead. Bait in the water but couldn't hardly lose any off hook.
08/24/04Off ColorSouthGoodTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie & caught 6 slot Reds (28, 27", 26", 25", 23", & 21"), 2 24" Trout, 8 Hardheads, & 1 Horsemackerel.
08/25/04Off ColorSouthSlowWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 24" Trout, 1 13"Trout, 1 Sand Trout,didn't hookup on the best hit of the day ???, & 3 Hardheads. Seaweed was really bad this AM with strong winds moving seaweed down the beach. Could't keep a line out very long.
08/26/04Off ColorSEGoodThur. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Billy Tobler. Caught 2 Bull Reds (42", & 40"), 3 Trout (24", 22", 16"), & 2 Hardheads. Seaweed better then yesterday but still there.
08/27/04Off ColorSEFairFri. fished at the carbodies with Archie, & Dee,& caught 27" Red, 2 Trout to 22", 8 Hardheads, & "LOST" a big BTShark laying on side of beach. Line broke trying to drag in up a little more. Estimated 5 1/2' to 6'.
08/28/04Off ColorSEFairSat. fished at the carbodies with Tim, Peg, Yana, & Ray.Caught 8 nice BT Shark, 6 Trout to 21" (2 too small), 6 nice Gafftops, 4 Blues, 2 Horsemackerel, & several Hardheads.Yana lost 1 big ??? in 2nd gut to broken line.
08/29/04GreenNilSlowSun. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Tim, Peg,Yana, & Dee & caught 4 Trout, 1 Bonnethead Shark, & many small panfish til 8:30. Everything quit after that.Water was flat & green to the beach but no more bites.
08/30/04GreenNorthSlowMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, & Woody & caught 3 Trout, several Horsemackerel, 2 Small Shark, & 4 Whiting.
08/31/04GreenVariableFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Rained there early & winds kicked up in all directions. Caught 6 Trout (nothing big), 1 36" Jack, 2 SPMackerel, 2 Shark, 3 Blues, & many other panfish.
09/01/04Off ColorEastGoodWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Archie. Caught 3 Bull Reds (42,40,& 37), 2 Trout, 4 Gafftop, 1 Shark, & a few panfish.
09/02/04GreenVariableFairThur. Fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Vince & caught 5 Trout, 1 BT Shark & many more slither Sharks, 2 Bonnethead Sharks, several Horsemackerel, 6 Gafftop,several Bluefish,& other panfish.
09/03/04GreenVariableSlowFri. rained all AM. Ray & I fished at the roundhouse & caught several panfish & "lost" 1 Trout on edge of surf. Quit 10:00 AM.
09/04/04GreenSEGoodSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 2 Bull Reds 40", & 36", 5 SP Mackerel to 28", 5 Trout to 24", 4 Gafftop, 2 Blues, several Horsemackerel, Hardheads, & a few Whiting.
09/05/04GreenSESlowSun. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Stuart. Caught 1 SPMackerel. 1 30" BTShark, 2 Gafftop, 4 Bluefish, & several panfish.
09/06/04GreenNE???Mon. didn't fish. Gave beach to holiday crowd & worked around the house.
09/07/04GreenNESlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Archie. Caught several Horse Mackerel, 1 Blue, several Hardheads, & 1 32"x51" Ray.
09/08/04GreenNEFairWed. fished with Ray, & Archie at the carbodies. Caught 1 Jack 35", 2 Trout (24", & 22"), 1 BTShark, 5 Gafftop, 1 Blue, & several panfish.
09/09/04GreenNEFairThur. fished between #2 & #3 .Caught 3 Trout to 22", 1 BT Shark, 2 Gafftop,& several Blues, Horsemackerel, & Hardheads.
09/10/04GreenVariableGoodFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 9 Bull Reds (43",43", 41", 40", 40", 40", 37", 35") & lost 4 ??? (Reds) to broken lines, 6 Shark to 50", 1 Drum 39", 9 Gafftops, 2 SPMackerel, 1 Trout, 1 Stingray 51"X25", & many Horsemackerel, Blues, & Hardheads.
09/11/04GreenVariableSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Gordon, Woody, Marvin, James & Russel & caught 1 Ray 52"X 25", 2 Gafftops, 1 SPMackerel, 1 BTShatk, a lot of Horsemackerel, & a few Whiting & Hardheads.
09/12/04GreenVariableFairSun. fished at the carbodies with Tim, Peg, Gordon, Brenda, Woody, & Russel. Caught 4 SPMackerel, 1 Trout, 2 Gafftop, & a lot of horsemackerel
09/13/04GreenEastGoodMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray.Caught 2 Bull Reds 40", & 38", 3 SPMackerel to 27", 2 BTShark to 40", 8 nice Gafftop, & several Hardheads.
09/14/04Off ColorSouthFairTues. fished on the road in front of the house due to swells from Hurricane Ivan just entering Gulf last night. Couldn't drive on the beach with water reaching dunes. Caught 39" Red, 27" Red, & many Hardheads.
09/15/04Off ColorEastPoorWed. tried to fish in front of house & surge tide was running up on the road where I was parked .Ivan heading in to Ala, or Missippi. Whole Gulf swollen with surges to the dunes. Quit early.Too rough & undertows !..
09/16/04Off ColorNorthFairThur. fished in front of the house with Flo. Caught 41" Red, 21" Red, 17" Trout, 1 Big Horsemackerel, & several Hardheads. Water was flat & calm after the storm & guts have filled with sand creating long distant fishing to get to deep enough water.
09/17/04GreenNorthSlowFri. fished in front of the house with Flo, & Thomas (daughter's boyfriend). Caught 1 22" Trout, a lot of Horsemackerel, & a few Hardheads. No wind, surf flat & green,& a lot of bait in surf but real slow.
09/18/04GreenNorthPoorSat. fished at the carbodies with Dee. Bad day when you count how many bites you get. We got 5 & was shutout. Water flat & green with a lot of bait but no game fish.
09/19/04GreenNorth???Sun. I didn't fish but drove the beach & there wasn't many waders or surfishermen. Saw no fish being caught.Existing high setting over us will have to move to improve the surfishing.
09/20/04Off ColorEastGoodMon. fished at the carbodies with Woody, Ray, Archie, Dee, & Mike, & caught 6 Reds (39", 39", 38", 38", 27", 23"), 1 22" Trout, 4 Decent Gafftop, several Hardheads, & 1 large Horsemackerel. Water roughed up a little & fish started biting.
09/21/04Off ColorEastGoodTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, Woody & his son Trey & girlfreind Leya. Caught 4 Reds (Ole Big's Mamma) 47" X 38#'sX 28Girth, & 3 slot Reds (28", 25", & 23"). Strong east winds had tides near dunes all AM & surf rough.
09/22/04Off ColorEastGoodWed. fished in front of the house with Ray. Beach was swollen & all the up to the dunes by remnants of Hurricane Ivan that has revolved around a high pressure area & came back in the Gulf as a Low pressure front. Caught 8 Slot Reds (1 28", 1 27", 3 26", 2 25", & 1 24"), & 1 Hardhead.
09/23/04Off ColorNorthGoodThur. fished in front of the house with Ray', & 2 brother inlaws Bill, & Louie, & Troy. Caught 5 Reds (2 Bulls 40", 36",& 3 Slots 26", 25", & 21"), & a lot of Hardheads.TP Ivan should move inland this PM near High Island
09/24/04Off ColorNorthGoodFri. fished in front of the house with Ray, Bill, Archie, Dee, & Mike. Caught 9 Reds ( 1 Bull 32", & 8 slots 26" to 21"), 1 25" Blackdrum, 1 Trout, & many Hardheads. Remnants of Hurricane Ivan which went into western LA made the run possible.
09/25/04Off ColorVariableFairSat. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody. Caught 2 slot Reds (27", & 24") , 1 21" Trout, 1 Gafftop, 1 large Horsemackerel, & several Hardheads. Had winds & a little rain. Picked up at 10AM wiping out fishing.
09/26/04Off ColorEastFairSun. fished at piling with Tim, Peg, Yana, Dee,& Eddie. Caught 1 37" Red, 6 nice Gafftops, 2 Horsemackerel, & 1 BTShark.
09/27/04Off ColorNorthFairMon. fished in front of the house with Ray, Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 1 39" Red, 1 25" Red, 1 Whiting 1 Flounder,& 1 large Horsemackerel
09/28/04GreenNorthFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Gordon & Brenda, Woody, & Archie.Caught 1 22" Red, 2 SPMackerel (27", & 18"),& 2 Gafftops, 1 Shark, & 3 Horsemackerel. PM fished with Dee & caught 1 Trout, & 1 Hardhead.
09/29/04GreenVariableFairWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Gordon & Brenda, Woody, & Archie. Caught 2 Red (25" & 23"), 3 SPMackerel (27",24", & 18"), 2 Gafftops, some small panfish, & put 2 Pelicans in the water.
09/30/04GreenSEFairThur fished in front of the house with Woody, & Gordon & Brenda. Caught 1 38" Red, 6 Hardheads, 1 Shark, 1 Blue, & 2 Horsemackerel.Woody, Gordon, & Brenda stayed til 5:30PM & only caught a few Blues.
10/01/04Off ColorSESlowFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, Troy & son Boomer. Caught 2 24" Reds, 1 nice Bull Shark, 1 Gafftop,1 Whiting, many Bluefish, & Hardheads.
10/02/04Off ColorVariableFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Tim, Dee, Woody, & Pam & son Adam. Caught 4 nice BTShark to 36", many Bluefish, 1 Trout, & 2 Whiting.
10/03/04GreenNorthPoorSun. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Bait disappeared & so did the fish. Shutout!
10/04/04GreenVariableGoodMon. fished at the carbodies with Archie. Caught 3 Bull Reds (1 40", & 2 39"), 1 19" Trout, many Hardheads, & 1 Whiting. Bait was still scarce in surf & tide was still going out slowly.
10/05/04GreenNorthFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Archie. Caught 1 42" Red, 1 24" Red, 1 19" Trout, 2 Gafftops, 2 Whiting, & several Hardheads.
10/06/04GreenSEFairWed. fished at the carbodies & caught 1 39" Jack, lost another to a straightened out Kalie hook??? At the same time, & 1 23" Red.
10/07/04Off ColorSEFairThur.fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 26" Red before sun came up. Sat there til 9:30 when Ray left, & 9:40 caught 38" Red.
10/08/04Off ColorNEPoorFri. fished at the Roundhouse with Woody, Dee, & Mike. The fish shut us out.Couldn't lose any bait. Caught many Crabs in my trap .Lily pad seaweed in the surf was bad .
10/09/04Off ColorNWSlowSat. fishesd at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 Rat Red. Lost very little bait.
10/10/04Off ColorNWFairSun. fished at the carbodies with Stephen (Grandson), Misella, Paul, Forest, & Will. Phil & Pat camping by us for a week vacation . Caught 2 Bull Reds (40",36"), 8 Slot Reds (28",28",27", 26",25", 24", & 21", 21"), 48" BTShark,& 2 Horsemackerel.
10/11/04Off ColorNWFairMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Pat, & Phil. Caught 5 slot Reds (28" thru 24"),1 36" Jack, & 1 small SPMackerel.
10/12/04Off ColorNWFairTues.fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Pat, & Phil. Caught 1 40" Bull Red,1 28" Red, & 1 Gafftop.Afternoon Pat & Phil caught 3 more Bulls (41", 40", & 38").
10/13/04Off ColorVariableGoodWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Pat, & Phil. Caught 4 Bull Reds (42",41", 38", & 38"), 1 Bull Drum 37", 2 BTShark, & 3 Gafftop.
10/14/04Off ColorNorthSlowThur. rained til 10AM. Went to carbodies & fished til 1PM with Ray, Pat, & Phil. Caught 1 Rat Red, & 1 Gafftop.
10/15/04Off ColorNWGreatFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody& his friend Wayne & son Dolan, neighbor Ray H., Pat, & Phil.A 1 PM aquaintance Bob drove up & in 5 min put 36" Drum on the beach. Caught 5 Bull Reds (40",38", 38",36",36"), 3 Bull Drum (3 36"ers), many Gafftops, Horsemackerel, & Hardheads.
10/16/04Off ColorWestGoodSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Phil, Pat, Tim, & Peg. Caught 2 Bull Reds(38", &38"), several Gafftops, & a few panfish.
10/17/04Off ColorSWPoorSun. fished with Ray. & Woody at the carbodies.Caught only 1 Sandtrout , & had one hit that broke the line.
10/18/04Off ColorSWPoorMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, & Billy. Caught 1 24" Red, 2 Hardheads, & 1 Croaker.
10/19/04Off ColorSWPoorTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie. Caught several Hardheads & hooked up on 1 large (Red, or Drum) but came off the hook near the beach.Left early & Archie caught slot Red before I hit the blacktop.
10/20/04Off ColorSouthSlowWed. fished in front of the house with Ray, Johnnie Petuski & friend Dolly.Caught 2 30" BTShark.
10/21/04Off ColorSouthSlowThur. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie. Caught 5 Speck.Trout to 19", 1 30" BTShark, 5 Gafftop, 1 Sand Trout, & many Hardheads.
10/22/04Off ColorSouthSlowFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Archie. Caught 2 Trout to 24", 1 25" SPMackerel , 2 Gafftop, 4 Sandtrout, & 3 Whiting.
10/23/04Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 Slot Red, & 1 Hardhead.
10/24/04Off ColorSouthFairSun. fished at the piling with Stuart & caught 2 Bull Reds (41", & 40"),1 Gafftop,& 2 Hardheads,
10/25/04Off ColorSWSlowMon.fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 24" BTShark, 1 Sandtrout, & 2 Hardheads.
10/26/04Off ColorSouth???Didn't fish because of drifting seaweed.Bait beats you back to beach.
10/27/04Off ColorSouthFairWed. fished at the piling with Ray.Caught 1 43" X32# Red, 1 18" Trout, 1 Med. Gafftop, & 1 Hardhead.
10/28/04Off ColorSouthPoorThur. fished at the piling with Ray. Caught 2 Hardheads, & 1 Sandtrout.
10/29/04Off ColorSouthFairFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 3 Slot Reds (28", 26", & 23"), 1 30" BT Shark, & 2 Hardheads.
10/30/04Off ColorSouthPoorSat. fished at the carbodies & was shutout. French caught 1 slot Red at daybreak,& a couple of Hardheads.
10/31/04Off ColorSouthPoorSun. fished at the carbodies with Henry. Caught a couple of Hardheads & a few Whiting.
11/01/04MuddyS to N PoorMon. fished with Ray at the piling. Caught 1 Sandtrout, & put one pelican in the water. Cold front moved in at 8:40 AM with an honest to goodness cold blast when you are in shorts & wet.Hard south rains began around 8:00 AM & turned to North.
11/02/04MuddyVariable???Tues. rained all day & new norther moved in. Didn't fish.
11/03/04MuddyNorthGoodWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, French, & Glover. Caught 7 Bull Reds (43", 41", 41", 39", 39", 37", 36"), 1 Slot Red 27", 1 Big Gafftop, & 1 Sandtrout.
11/04/04MuddyNorthSlowThur. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Peg, Suki, & Bob F.. Caught 1 40" Bull Red, 1 25" Slot Red, 1 35" Bull Drum 1 Gafftop, & 2 Sandtrout.
11/05/04Off ColorNEGoodFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Peg, Suki, & Mark. Caught 3 Bull Reds (41"' 39", & 1 40"??? broke off the line trying to pull it on the dry sand), & 1 25" Slot Red.
11/06/04Off ColorVariableSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Peg, Yana, Suki, Mark, Stuart, & Richard Rodriquez. Caught 1 29" Red, lost 1 "big" ???, 2 Gafftops, 1 36" Shark, & a few Hardheads.
11/07/04Off ColorVariableFairSun. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Peg, Mark, Suki, & Dee. Caught 1 36" Drum, & 1 36" Red.
11/08/04Off ColorNESlowMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 Whiting. Lost a lot of bait but only 3 decents hits.
11/09/04Off ColorEastFairTues. fished at the roundhouse with Ray,& Woody.Caught 1 38" Red, & 1 large Whiting.
11/10/04Off ColorVariableFairWed.fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 2 Reds (34", & 26"), 2 Gafftop, 1 38" Shark, 2 Sandtrout, & 2 Hardheads.
11/11/04Off ColorVariableSlowThur. Fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, & Dee. Caught 1 26" Red, & several panfish.
11/12/04Off ColorNorthFairFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Archie. Caught 2 Bull Reds (38"&, 38") lost 1 big fisf to broken line ???, & 1 Gafftop. French fished down from us & caught 4 Bull Reds.
11/13/04Off ColorNorthSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Richard & caught Ole big again 44"X 36#'s. Nothing else under cold conditions.
11/14/04Off ColorNorth???Sun. didn't fish. Cold with an occasional light mist & strong winds.
11/15/04Off ColorNEFairMon. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Archie. Caught 1 38" Red, & 1 24" Red. Light rain all AM.
11/16/04Off ColorEastGoodTues. Went to carbodies & tide was to high. Went back to Roundhouse & fished with Ray,& Archie. Caught 3 Bull Reds (42"X32#'s, 40", & 38"), & 2 Slot Reds (28", & 22"). Lost 2 more hookups ??? That broke off hooks.
11/17/04Off ColorSE???Wed. Hard rains all morning. Didn't fish.
11/18/04Off ColorNWGoodThur. Fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 5 Bull Reds (42", 41", 41",40", 40"), lost 1 big hit to broken leaders, & 1 Hardhead.
11/19/04Off ColorEastFairFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Archie, Woody, Darla, & Benny. Caught 2 Bull Reds, 1 Slot, 1 Shark, 1 Gafftop. & several Panfish..
11/20/04Off ColorVariableFairSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 2 Slot Red, & 1 Hardhead.
11/21/04Off ColorVariablePoorSun. fished in front of the house. No bites & no fish.
11/22/04Off ColorSEFairMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Dee. Caught 2 Bull Reds (41", & 39"), 1 slot Red 27", 4 Hardheads & 1 Gafftop.
11/23/04Off ColorSESlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 24" Red, & 1 Hardhead.
11/24/04Off ColorNWSlowWed. fished in front of my house. Strong northwest winds blew the tide out to almost 2nd sandbar. Caught 2 Whiting, & lost a lot of bait.
11/26/04MuddySouthSlowFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray,& caught 1 Hardhead.Still cool from front that came in Wed..
11/27/04MuddyNWSlowSat. fished in front of the house with Archie, Woody, Flo, Dee,& Johnnie Duggan. Caught 1 38" Red, & 2 Whiting.
11/28/04MuddySESlowSun. fished in front of the house with Flo. Caught 2 Whiting.
11/29/04MuddySESlowMon. fished in front of the house with Archie. Caught 1 27.5" Red, & nothing else.
12/01/04MuddyNESlowWed. fished at the roundhouse with Ray. Caught 1 41" Red on Crab bait.
12/02/04Off ColorNEFairThur. Fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 3 Slot Reds (27", 27" 24").
12/03/04Off ColorEastFairFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 1 27" Red, 2 Drum (23", & 19"), 1 17" Flounder, & 10 Whiting.
12/04/04Off ColorEastFairSat. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Marvin, & Will. Caught 1 16" Flounder, & over 25 Whiting. Henry fished down the beach from us & caught 1 27" Red, & 1 nice Drum plus a few Whiting.After Will & Marvin picked up another 25 Whiting.
12/05/04Off ColorEast???Sun. Didn't fish. Very overcast, & no company.
12/06/04Off ColorVariablePoorMon. sat by myself in a rainy day situation & was shutout at the carbodies.
12/07/04Off ColorNorthSlowTues fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 28" Red, & 1 40" Shark.
12/08/04Off ColorEastFairWed. fished in front of the house with Richard & Woody. Caught 2 Reds (28", & 24"), & 12 Whiting.Henry fished at the carbodies & caught 1 24" Red.
12/09/04Off ColorWestPoorThur. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody.Caught only 5 Whiting & 2 Croakers.Henry & Bob fished at carbodies & was shutout also.
12/10/04MuddyNorthPoorFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & was shutout. North winds picked up all AM. Lost only the Shad bait.
12/12/04MuddySouthPoorSun. fuished in front of the house & had a shutout. Tide still extremely low fishing on the 1st bar in 2nd gut.
12/13/04MuddyNorthSlowMon. fished in front of the house with Ray. Blue northern blew in this AM with very strong winds & little rain. Caught 1 36" Drum, & 1 Whiting.
12/14/04MuddyNorth???Tues. didn't fish due to very cold winds.
12/15/04MuddyNorth???Wed. didn't fish due to very cold winds.
12/16/04Off ColorVariablePoorThur.fished in front of the house with Woody. Didn't lose any bait & quit 10:15 due to rain.
12/17/04Off ColorNorth???Fri. another northern front came thru last nignt. Didn't fish.
12/18/04Off ColorVariablePoorSat. fished with Archie in front of the house. Didn't lose any bait. Was shutout.
12/19/04Off ColorNorth???Sun. didn't fish. New northern moved in overnight.Cool & windy.
12/20/04Off ColorSouthSlowMon. fished at the roundhouse with Archie. Caught 3 Whiting & saw only 2 more Whiting caught near us.
12/21/04Off ColorSouthSlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Woody, Archie, & his Grandkids. Caught 3 Whiting.
12/22/04Off ColorVariable??? Wed. Didn't fish due to rain & a COLD FRONT.
12/23/04Off ColorNorth???Thur. didn't fish due to rain, & a COLD FRONT. Near freezing weather, Saw 33* on outside therm.. Suppose to freeze tonight. Light SNOW this PM.
12/24/04Off ColorNorth???Fri. Cold & rain chances. Didn't fish.Snow started 4PM & lasted til 9AM the next morning
12/25/04Off ColorNorth???Sat. Went to Baytown for Christmas with my family after digging out truck from snow. A 4" snow last night locked the whole island into their houses til 9AM.
12/26/04Off ColorNorth???Sun. Snow still all over the island. Didn't fish.

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