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01/01/05Off ColorEastFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 3 Whiting & 2 slot Drum.
01/02/05Off ColorEastSlowSun. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Flo, Emily, & Aaron. Caught 7 Whiting, & 2 small Croakers.
01/03/05Off ColorSESlowMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Ray. Caught 1 24" Drum, 6 Whiting, & 2 small Croakers.
01/04/05Off ColorSESlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Caught 2 Drum, 4 Whiting, & 2 Croakers.
01/05/05Off ColorSouthFairWed.fished at the carbodies with Woody, & Ray. Caught 1 34"Red (1st of 2005), 1 20" Drum, & 3 Whiting.
01/06/05Off ColorNorth???Thur. blue northern with rain moved in last night. Didn't fish.
01/07/05Off ColorNorth???Fri. still raining & cold .Didn't fish.
01/08/05Off ColorNorthSlowSat. fished at the piling with Ray & caught 1 Whiting. Cold North wind blowing all AM.
01/09/05Off ColorVariablePoorSun. fished in front of house & shutout.
01/10/05Off ColorVariablePoorMon fished in front of the house & caught 1 Whiting.
01/11/05Off ColorVariablePoorTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Ray, & Archie. Caught 1 27" Red, & 2 Whiting.
01/12/05Off ColorSouthPoorWed. fished at the carbodies with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 1 21" Red, & 1 Whiting.
01/13/05Off ColorNorth???Thur. blue northern with rain moved in last night. Didn't fish.
01/16/05Off ColorNorthPoorSun. fished in front of the house & was shutout.
01/17/05Off ColorNorthPoorMon. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 2 Whiting while sitting in truck.Very cold this AM.
01/18/05Off ColorNorth???Tues. Didn't fish. Cold east winds kept me in the house.
01/19/05Off ColorVariableSlowWed. fished in front of the house & caught 7 nice Whiting.
01/20/05Off ColorSEFairThur. Fished in front of the house with Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 19 Whiting, & 1 Croaker.
01/21/05Off ColorSouthFairFri. fished at #3 with Woody & caught 12 Whiting, & 1 Croaker. Fish didn't start biting til late in AM
01/22/05Off ColorSWFairSat. fished in front ot the house with Woody, Archie, & neighbor Gene Libby.Caught 15 nice Whiting.Marvin & his brother fished in front of roundhouse & caught 15 Whiting til I left. He continued to catch many more.
01/23/05Off ColorNorth???Sun. blue northern blew in dropping temps to "uncomfortable". Didn't fish
01/24/05GreenEastSlowMon. fished at the carbodies with RaY. Caught 1 Whiting all AM.
01/25/05GreenSouthFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & caught 1 26" Red (on crab), & 3 Whiting. Henry fished down from us & caught 9 Whiting.
01/26/05MuddyWestSlowWed. fished at the carbodies wit Ray,& Woody. Caught 5 Whiting, & 1 Small Drum.
01/27/05Off ColorNEPoorThur. Fished in front of the house with Ray for a short time. Rain & strong NE winds blew us off the beach by 9:30. Tom Beranski dropped by & was having a banner day in the bay til storm hit.
01/28/05Off ColorNW???Fri. didn't fish. High winds & cold. Went shopping.
01/29/05Off ColorNorthSlowSat fished in front of the house with Woody & caught 1 18" Drum, & 6 nice Whiting.
01/30/05Off ColorNEPoorSun. Woody & I fished in front of the house & was shutout.Weather cold & miserable with strong cold NE winds.
01/31/05Off ColorNE???Mon. didn't fish due to hard winds , rain, & cold.
02/01/05Off ColorNE???Tues.didn't fish due to hard winds , rain, & cold.
02/02/05Off ColorNE???Wed.didn't fish due to hard winds ,& cold.
02/03/05Off ColorNEPoorThur. Woody & I fished in front of the house. Caught 1 Whiting, & put 1 large Seagull in the water on my line.
02/04/05Off ColorNESlowFri. Woody & I fished in front of the house & caught 2 Whiting. Quit 10AM .Coldout side. Vince came down 2PM & caught 21 nice Whiting.
02/05/05Off ColorNE???Didn't fish. Too cold.
02/06/05Off ColorSESlowSun. fished at the roundhouse & caught only 1 Whiting.New front coming in this PM.
02/07/05Off ColorVariable???Mon. didn't fish due to threatening weather. We caught 5 Whiting all AM.
02/08/05Off ColorNESlowTues. fished at the roundhouse wirh Ray.Caught 5 Whiting all AM.
02/09/05Off ColorNEFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Woody & caught 1 33" Red, 9 nice Whiting, &*** 2 Hardheads*** (for Feb is a good sign). Trout are never very far behind the Hardheads.
02/10/05Off ColorNESlowThur. Fished with Ray, & Woody at the roundhouse. Caught 2 Large Whiting, & 1 26" Drum.
02/11/05Off ColorNESlowFri. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & caught 5 Whiting, & 1 Croaker.
02/12/05Off ColorEastSlowSat. Ray & I fished at the piling & caught 2 Whiting. Saw several Whiting caught down from us.
02/13/05Off ColorSouth???Sun. didn't fish due to slow steady rain all morning.
02/14/05Off ColorSouthGoodMon.fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 40" Bull Red, 2 slot Reds (27, & 24), & 7 Whiting. Also lost 2 more good ??? that didn't kookup.
02/15/05Off ColorSouthSlowTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Ray, & Caught 10 Whiting & 3 Hardheads..
02/16/05Off ColorSouthSlowWed fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 2 Whiting, & 2 Hardheads.
02/17/05Off ColorNorthPoorThur. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray. New northern move thru last night & shut fishing down to zero.
02/18/05Off ColorNorth???Fri. didn't fish. High winds & cold.
02/19/05Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished with Woody at the roundhouse & caught 6 Whiting & 1 Croaker.
02/20/05Off ColorSouthSlowSun. fished with Woody at the roundhouse & caught 10 Whiting, & 3 Hardheads.
02/21/05Off ColorSouthSlowMon.fished with Archie at the roundhouse & caught 4 Whiting, & 1 Hardheads. Winds died to nothing, heavy fog, million mosquitoes, & tons of lily pad seaweed in the water made fishing real tough.
02/22/05Off ColorVariableSlowTues. fished at the piling & caught only 1 Whiting. Seaweed not as bad there.
02/23/05Off ColorSouthSlowWed. fished at the piling & caught 4 Whiting. Seaweed not as bad there.
02/24/05Off ColorNorth???Thur. Didn't fish. Lot of rain when a new front came thru at daybreak.
02/25/05Off ColorNorthGoodFri. fished with Woody at the piling. Caught 16 Drum ( all 21" to 23",but 1 17"), & 13 nice Whiting. Looked like rain & was cold all AM but all fish came on fresh dead shrimp.
02/26/05Off ColorNorthGoodSat. Woody & I fished at ther piling. Caught 10 Drum (23" to 18"),lost 3 more next to the water, 12 nice Whiting, & 1 Croaker.
02/27/05Off ColorNorthFairSun.fished at the piling with Woody & caught 3 nice Drum, & 10 Whiting. Slow til 11AM then turned on catching all but 1 fish the last 2 hrs.
02/28/05Off ColorNorthFairMon. fished at the piling & caught 13 Whiting. Man down from me caught a few Whiting, & 1 Drum.
03/01/05GreenVariablePoorTues. fished with Woody at the piling & was SHUTOUT.Surf was flat, Pelicans hitting the water, Mullet jumping, lot of good bait on our line, tide wasn't moving all AM, & couldn't hardly lose a dead shrimp. Put 1 Pelican in water.
03/02/05Off ColorVariableGoodWed.fished at piling with Woody & caught 2 Bull Reds (45" X 38 #, & 32"), 2 Flounder ( 18", & 14"),14 nice Whiting, & 1 Hardhead. Friend from Arizona fish down from us & caught 1 26" Red,& 12 Whiting.
03/03/05Off ColorNorthSlowThur. fished at the piling with Woody & caught 1 Pompano, 1 Drum, 5 Whiting, & 5 Hardheads.New northern blew in yesterday PM & dropped temp 15*.
03/04/05Off ColorVariableSlowFri. fished at the piling with Ray & caught 3 Whititng, & 1 Croaker.
03/05/05Off ColorVariableSlowSat. fished at the piling with Ray. Caught only 3 Whiting & 1 Croaker.
03/06/05GreenSouth???Sun.didn't fish. Light rain & no company.
03/07/05GreenSouthFairMon. fished with Ray at the carbodies. Caught 1 24" Red, 1 15" Pompano, & 2 Whiting.
03/08/05Off ColorNEFairTues. new cool front moved thru yesterday.Tide extremely low early in AM. Fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Wayne ( with his daughter, & boyfriend). Caught 2 Reds (43"x30# on Crab, & 29"on cut Mullet), & 7 nice Whiting.
03/09/05Off ColorNorthFairWed. fished with Ray, & Woody at the carbodies. Caught 1 27" Red (on finger Mullet), 12 Whiting< & 1 Pompano.Put 2 Pelicans in the water also.
03/10/05Off ColorVariableSlowThur.fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, Archie, Brenda, Richard & son Daniel, Wayne & his family Pam, Deanna,& Dolton. Had a lot of good bait but caught 20 Whiting, & 1 Pompano for all the lines in the water. Everyone went home happy with a full belly & a good time.
03/11/05Off ColorVariableSlowFri. fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie with his friend Jim.Caught 5 Whiting, 1 small Ray, 2 Croakers, & 1 Hardhead.
03/12/05Off ColorWest???Didn't fish.Worked on trailer. Went down the beach, & talked to 2 different sets of people that wasn't having any luck. Last bunch had a bite while I was there, & caught 36" Shark(1st off the beach this year).
03/13/05Off ColorWest???Didn't fish. Worked around the house(well needed weekend). Not anyone fishing from #3 to # 4 at 11AM.
03/14/05Off ColorNorthSlowMon. fished with Ray, & Woody at the carbodies. Caught 1 39" Red at 7:15 Am & nothing afterwards.
03/15/05Off ColorNorthPoorTues. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody. Cold & rain off & on all AM. No fish. Shutout.
03/16/05Off ColorNorth???Wed. rained all AM & cold. Didn't fish.
03/17/05Off ColorNorth???Thur didn't fish. Cold early. Went to Houston.
03/18/05Off ColorSouthFairFri. fished with Ray, & Woody in front of the house. Caught 1 23" Drum, 1 Sheepshead, & 8 Whiting.
03/19/05Off ColorSouthFairSat. fished in front of the house & caughty 9 Whiting.
03/20/05Off ColorSouth???Sun. took the day off. Drove the beach & sat with 2 boys 30 mins. while they caught 1 Hardhead. Only 4 groups fishing & not having a lot of luck. 1 had caught a Gafftop using a Kayak.
03/21/05Sandy GreenSouthSlowMon.fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Archie. Caughtr 6 Whiting, 1 Croaker, & 2 Hardheads.
03/22/05MuddyNorthPoorTues. fished at the piling with Ray & caught 3 Hardheads.
03/23/05GreenNWPoorWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray & Archie. Caught 2 Hardheads.
03/24/05GreenSouthPoorThur. Fished at the piling with Ray & caught (3 Pelicans) but no fish."BOO"! Shutout.Tom went back in the bay & caught 14 Trout.
03/25/05Off ColorSouthSlowFri. fished at the piling with Ray, Woody, & Marvin. Caught 16 Whiting.
03/26/05Off ColorSouthFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Caught 18 nice Whiting, 12 Hardheads,1 big Gafftop, 1 Pompano, & 2 Croaker.
03/27/05Off ColorNW???Sun. didn't fish due to slow steady rain all morning.Northern moved in last night cooling weather down& strong NW winds.
03/28/05Off ColorVariableGoodMon. fished at the piling with Ray, & Woody. Caught 2 Reds (41", & 39"),& 4 Whiting.
03/29/05Off ColorSouthSlowTues. fished at the piling with Woody, & Ray. Caught 2 big Whiting, & 2 big Hardheads. Jim (Arizona) caught 3 Whiting, 1 Pompano, & 1 Eel. Tom fished Christmas Bay & caught 2 Trout, 1 Drum, & some Whiting..
03/30/05Off ColorVariablePoorWed fished at the carbodies with Ray & Woody.Tide came in til we bailed out & went in front of the house. All AM we were Shutout.
03/31/05Off ColorVariableFairThur. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray,& Woody. Caught 2 Slot Drum, 21 Whiting, 6 Hardheads, & 1 Croaker.Tom drifted Christmas Bay. He caught 5 nice Trout (19" to 21"), & 1 Slot Red.
04/01/05MuddyNorthPoorFri. fished with Archie for about 2 hours at the roundhouse. Caught 1 Whiting, & 1 Hardhead.Very strong north winds that blew sand everywhere.
04/02/05MuddyNorthPoorSat, fished at the piling with Ray. Caught 1 Ray, & 1 Hardhead. Saw 1 slot Red caught in the piling.
04/03/05MuddySWSlowSun. I didn't fish but sat with Jim (Arizona) while he caught 4 nice Whiting, & 3 Hardheads .
04/04/05MuddySouthSlowMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught 4 Hardheads, & 1 small Stingray.
04/05/05MuddySouthFairTues. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Caught 11 Whiting, 1 Drum, & 6 Hardheads.Very strong south winds all AM.
04/06/05Off ColorNWSlowWed. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody. Caught 8 Whiting, 9 Hardheads & 1 28" Bonnethead Shark. An Alligator swam up on the beach in front of Jacks property. Game Warden came & picked him up.
04/07/05MuddyNWPoorThur. Fished at the piling with Ray. Caught 1 big Hardhead.
04/08/05Off ColorVariableGoodFri. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, Woody, Archie, Flo, & Peg. Caught 3 Bull Reds (31", 41"X32#, & 45"X33#), 12 Hardheads, 1 Small Bonnethead Shark, 4 Croakers, 2 Whiting & 1 Pompano.
04/09/05Off ColorSouthSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Ray. Caught 2 Whiting, 6 Croakers, & 6 Hardheads.
04/10/05Off ColorSouthSlowSun. didn't fish. Sat with 3 young men from Pearland & their families for 2 hrs. Only 1 decent bite but no fish.
04/11/05Off ColorVariable???Mon. didn't fish. Strong south winds swinging around to north, & a little rain. Surf very rough.
04/12/05Off ColorVariableGoodTues. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, Woody, & David Scott. Light winds from all direction. Caught 3 Bull Reds (42"on cutbait,30" on finger mullet, & 29" on finger mullet), 2 Shark (39", & 37"), 2 small Drum (14"& 16"), 20 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
04/13/05Off ColorNWFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 43" Bull Red (on Crab), 6 Drum, 12 Whiting, 2 Shark, 1 Croaker, & many Hardheads.
04/14/05Off ColorNorthFairThur. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & David. Caught 1 20" Drum, 1 nice Sheepshead, 8 Whiting, 6 Croakers, & several Hardheads. Koury came by & had caught 1 nice Flounder at the levee.
04/15/05Off ColorNorthFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Wayne, & Kourey Caught 1 18" Drum, 1 18" Sheepshead,3 Sandtrout,15 Whiting, 2 Shark (40", & 30"), & a lot of Hardheads.
04/16/05GreenSEGoodSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Caught 2 Reds (33" & 27" on Shad & Shrimp), 2 Trout (17", & 16" on Shad & Shrimp) "FIRST OF THE YEAR", 16 nice Whiting, 1 40" Sandshark, & 1 Croaker. At daybreak while putting out lines had numerous good hits that didn't hookup (Trout???).
04/17/05GreenSEFairSun. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Flo, Wayne with his family Pam, Deanna, & Dolton.Caught 1 22" Trout on Shad, 1 23" Drum, 1 20" Sheepshead, 12 Whiting, & 1 Croaker & a lot of no ketchems..
04/18/05Off ColorSESlowMon. Fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & Archie. Caught 1 18" Trout, & several Whiting. Archies 1st Trout from the surf.
04/19/05Off ColorSESlowTues. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, his neighbob Billy, Archie, & David. Lot of seaweed moved in last night. Strong SE winds & light rain all AM made fishing very slow. Caught 4 Whiting & 2 Hardheads.
04/20/05Off ColorSEFairWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray & Archie. Caught 1 42"X34# Red, 137"X24# Drum,8 Whiting, & 2 Hardheads.
04/21/05Off ColorWestSlowThur. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, & David. Caught 8 Small Whiting 1, Small Pompano, & 1 Hardhead.
04/22/05Off ColorSWSlowFri. fished at the piling for an hour then fished at the roundhouse another. Caught 1 Hardhead. Sargasso seaweed moved in last night making it very hard to leave a line in the water.
04/23/05Off ColorNorth???Sat. didn't fish. Went down the beach & sat with a few friends. Saw 2 Small Shark, 2 Slot Drum, several Whiting,several Hardheads, & 1 Stargazer. Seaweed bad everywhere except at the Carbodies.
04/24/05Off ColorNESlowSun. fished at the carbodies with Woody. Caught 1 20" Trout,& 6 Whiting.Wind was gusting from NE creating a rip tide making a little seaweed pull your line down the beach.
04/25/05Off ColorVariableGoodMon. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody.Drizzle & rain all AM. Caugfht 2 Reds (26", & 23), 2 Trout (26", & 23"), 1 23" Drum, 27 nice Whiting, 1 23 " SPMackerel (1st of the year) & 1 Hardhead.
04/26/05Off ColorNWSlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Woody. Seaweed was too bad so we moved to the roundhouse. Caught 1 (22" Trout), & 3 nice Whiting. Front move thru by 9:AM.
04/27/05Off ColorSEFairWed. fished with Ray, Woody, Wayne while David & Brad fished down from us at the roundhouse. Caught 1 24" Red, 2 small Drum, 3 small keeper Trout ,1 Sandtrout, 8 Whiting, & a lot of Hardheads.
04/28/05Off ColorSouthPoorThur. Fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Archie, & Wayne. Caught 2 Whiting & 4 Hardheads. Winds became strong & surf rough. Archie had 1 hit that straightened his hook.
04/29/05Off ColorSouthSlowFri. fished at the roundhouse. Caught 1 16" Trout, & 4 Hardheads.Strong winds made surf very rough.
04/30/05Off ColorNorth???Sat. didn't fish. Blue northern blew in 5:30AM with a little rain. Temps.dropped 20* in a short time.Strong north winds made fishing uncomfortable.
05/01/05Off ColorNorthPoorSun. fished at the roundhouse with Stephen, & Paul. Surf was very rough & a strong riptide. Was Shutout.
05/02/05Off ColorEastGoodMon.Fished in front of the house with Archie. Caught 3 Slot Reds (28", 26", & 22") all on small Shad , & lost another slot on the edge of the surf, 3 big Whiting, & several Hardheads.Green slime very aggrivating.
05/03/05Off ColorEastPoorTues. seaweed. Tried to fish in front of the house & wasn't fishable. Went to the carbodies & was shutout . Surf very fishable but no fish.Rising tide ran me out 10AM.
05/04/05Off ColorNNEFairWed. fished in front of the house. Caught 1 26" Red, 1 16" Trout, & 1 15" Flounder.Seaweed minor problem but fishable.
05/05/05Off ColorNESlowThur. fished with Archie, & Woody in front of the house . Caught 1 17" Trout, & 1 Sandtrout. Green slime was terrible today.
05/06/05GreenEastPoorFri. didn't fish due to house construction. Archie & David went to the carbodies, & was fighting seaweed slime there also. No fish.
05/07/05GreenSE???Sat. didnít fish due to constrution on house. Green slime still bad in the surf. Saw a nice box of whiting in a friends box.
05/08/05GreenSE???Sun.didnít fish due to constrution on house. Green slime still bad in the surf. No one fishing on surf this AM.Fierce storm move thru at sunset with 50+ winds & rain. Storm blew roof off De Guarians house.
05/09/05GreenSESlowMon. fished in front of house with Woody. Seaweed still bad. Caught 6 nice Whiting, & 1 Pompano. We each used 1 line all AM.
05/10/05GreenSESlowTues. fished in front of the house. Caught 6 nice Whiting, & 2 Pompano.Seaweed seems to have disappeared.
05/11/05GreenSE???Wed didn,t fish. Worked on house.
05/12/05GreenSE???Thur. Didn't fish. Rafts of seaweed moved in yeterday, & created a lot of longline fishing problems
05/13/05Off ColorSEFairFri. fished with Wayne & Dolan at the roundhouse. Caught 2 Trout (21", & 16"), 6 BTShark(all about 24"), 6 Whiting, & many Hardheads.
05/14/05GreenSESlowSat. fished in front of the house for about an hour. Too much new seaweed. Caught 1 Whiting, & 2 Hardheads. Went to the carbodies & was shutout. Could keep your line in the water but no fish. Eddie & his family fished at the transformers, & caught a lot of big Whiting, & 1 Pompano.
05/15/05GreenNESlowSun. fished at the piling with Dee. Caught 2 Shark, lost 1 nice ??? (Shark,or Jack), & 2 Whiting.
05/16/05GreenEastFairMon.fished at the carbodies with Woody. Caught 1 38" Jack, 4 Trout (22",18", 16", & 14"), & 3 Hardheads.
05/17/05GreenSEGoodTues. fished at the roundhouse with Archie & Woody. Caught a mixture of all fish today. 1 29" Red, 7 Trout ((27"X6#(Archie's largest), 27"X6.5#, 2 22",1 21", 20", & 18")), 1 38" Jack, 4 Small Rays, 3 Nice Whiting to16", 3 Small Shark, & several Hardheads.
05/18/05GreenSEFairWed. Archie & I fished at the roundhouse. Old Seaweed in the water xcreated havoc. Still caught 2 Trout (24" & 18"), 4 Shark, 1 Whiting & 2 Hardheads.
05/19/05GreenSEFairThur. Fished with Ray at the roundhouse. Caught 3 Trout (24", 18", & 14"), 2 small Shark, 2 small Rays, & 1 Whiting. People down from us caught a few Trout, Shark, & panfish.Seaweed no problem today.
05/20/05GreenSouthFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Ray, Woody, Dee, Ricky & son, & Paul. Caught 2 large Jacks (43", & 42"), 8 Trout (27", 25", 23", 2 22", 21", 19",18"), 5 Shark ( all small), 3 Rays, & many small Panfish.Seaweed was BAD til 9AM then fishable.Left them biting at 2:30PM.
05/21/05GreenNWSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Marvin. Raymond Kraus came by for a few hrs. to visit. Caught 8 Shark, 2 Rays, 3 Whiting,& Hardheads.
05/22/05Off ColorWestSlowSun. fished at the carbodies with Woody.Caught 12 Shark ( 5 would have been keepers), 4 Gafftop,1 Whiting,1 big Horse Mackerel, & several Hardheads. Boy down from us caught a big Cownose Ray..
05/23/05Off ColorWestSlowMon.fished atr the piling. Gaught 2 Whiting, & 2 Shark.PM fished with Dee at the roundhouse & caught 1 36" Ray, 3 Whiting, & 3 Small Shark.
05/24/05Off ColorSWSlowTues. started at the piling with Woody. Caught 1 small Trout, 4 Whiting. Seaweed too bad. Came back to roundhouse where we caught 2 more Whiting, 4 big Gafftops, 1 Shark, & 1 Sandtrout.PM fished with Dee & caught 1 23" Trout, 2 Shark, & 2 Whiting. Neighbor Brooks caught 6 nice Trout wading with live Shrimp.
05/25/05Off ColorSouthFairWed. fished at the roundhouse with Woody. Caught 1 27" Red, 1 17" Trout, 2 Shark, & 12 Whiting.
05/26/05Off ColorSouthSlowThur. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Archie, & 3 of Woody's friends. Caught only Panfish (4 Gafftop, 10 Whiting, Many Shark,& several Sand Trout)
05/27/05Off ColorNorthFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody,& Johnny Duggan. Caught 36 Whiting &, 6 Sandtrout.
05/28/05GreenSouthSlowSat. fished at the roundhouse with Dee. Caught 6 Whiting. Friend wade fishing caught 6 Trout early.
05/29/05Off ColorSouth???Sun. new seaweed moved in yesterday & made longline fishing on the island nearly impossible. Saw only 2 Waders fishing all AM.
05/30/05Off ColorVariable???Mon. didn't fish AM due to rain, & seaweed .PM was loaded with tourist, & more light rain.
05/31/05Off ColorVariableFairTues, fished with Woody in front of the house. Caught 6 Shark, 1 Whiting, & 1 Hardhead. Noon big raft of seaweed move in on us forcing us to quit.
06/01/05Off ColorVariableFairWed. fished at the carbodies with Woody. Caught 4 Trout (26",21", 21", 18"), 2 small SPMackerel, 6 keeper size Shark, 1 Gafftop, 2 Hardheads. Rained most of AM, & seaweed didn't affect us til 12noon. PM fished with Archie & Dee in front of the house & caught 4 Shark, & 1 Gafftop.
06/02/05GreenVariableFairThur. Fished at the carbodies with Woody, & Archie with water green to the beach. Caught 8 Trout (20", to 16"), 2 SPMackerel (26", & 16"), 5 nice Shark, 2 Hardheads, 1 Blue, 2 large Rays, & 2 Gafftop.If winds were coming in strong left, or right seaweed would wipe us out.
06/03/05GreenSouthSlowFri. tried to fish at roundhouse. Seaweed too bad drifting seaweed right to left. Archie & I went to the Aframes & caught 1 big Ray, 1 Shark, & 1 Whiting. Dee came down looking for us & caught 1 Trout at roundhouse ,fighting the seaweed.
06/04/05Off ColorSouth???Sat. winds were gale force. Couldn't find a place to fish without ripping seaweed.Entertained Kraus's family, but didn't fish due to strong winds & seaweed.
06/05/05Off ColorSouthPoorSun. started fishing at the roundhouse. Seaweed too bad. Went to Aframes with Tim. Was able to fish but was shutout, & didn't lose any bait.11AM went back to the roundhouse when winds died down & tide went out. Caught 1 Shark.
06/06/05Off ColorSouthPoorMon. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Wayne, & Dolan. Caught 2 Trout & 1 Hardhead. New seaweed blew in last night & all beaches from the mouth of the Brazos to San Luis Pass was inudated with new seaweed.PM & low tide, Woody & I fished at the roundhouse & caught 1 Shark.Winds had died down permitting 1 line fishing but seaweed still in the water..
06/07/05Off ColorSouthSlowTues. fished at the jetties beach with Woody. Caught 2 Trout & 1 Shark. Seaweed had the whole beach from the mouth to San Luis Pass inudated that you could't keep a long line in the water.Only place we could keep our lines in the water.
06/08/05Off ColorSouthSlowWed. fished at the jetties beach with Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 2 small Trout, 2 Sharks, & 1 Hardhead.
06/09/05Off ColorSouth???Thur. Didn't fish. Strong winds & seaweed still in the surf at high tide. Worked on house repair.
06/10/05Off ColorSouthFairFri. fished at the troundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda.Caught 20 Shark, 2 Trout, & many Hardheads.
06/11/05Off ColorSouthFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, Brenda & Dee. Caught 7 Trout to 23", 1 26" Red, 10 Shark, & many Hardheads.Toby passed away in Humble Hospital tis AM. Gonna Miss Him.
06/12/05Off ColorSouthSlowSun. fished with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Seaweed bad everywhere. Fished 3 hrs at the carbodies then moved to the piling.Caught 1 25" Red, 1 40" Jack, 1 Shark, & 1 Hgardhead. Fought seaweed both places.
06/13/05Off ColorSouth???Mon. didn't fish. Went to Houston.
06/14/05GreenSouthFairTues. fished at the roundhouse. Caught 1 27" Red, 2 small Trout, 4 Shark, & 4 Hardheads.
06/15/05GreenSouthFairWed. fished at the roundhouse. Caught 10 BTShark,1SPMackerel, & 1 Hardheads.Ideal for waders (flat, & green).PM fished with Woody, & Dee at the roundhouse. Caught 8 Shark, 4 Trout, & many Hardheads.
06/16/05GreenSouth???Thur didn't fish.Went to Houston to Toby's funeral..
06/17/05Off ColorSWFairFri. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, & Dee. Caught 1 20" Trout, 1 40" Ray, 8 Shark, & 6 Hardheads.Strong SW winds muddied up the water.
06/18/05Off ColorSWSlowSat.fished at the roundhouse with Tim, & Peg. Caught 4 Shark,1 Gafftop, & 3 Hardheads
06/19/05Off ColorVariable???Sun. didn't fish. Went to Baytown with my children.
06/20/05Off ColorEastFairMon.Woody & I tried to fish up & down the beach. East winds & high tides had old seaweed moving left to right in the surf. Went to Quintanna & was able to fish with 1 line. Ray joined us later. Caught 1 39" X 29# Drum, 1 23" Trout, 2 Shark, & 2 Hardheads.
06/21/05Off ColorVariableFairTues. Fished on Quintanna with Ray, Woody, & Gordon. Too much seaweed on the whole Surfside beach making it unfishable. Caught 7 Trout to 24", 20 Shark, 2 Gafftop,1 SPMackerel, & many Hardheads.
06/22/05Off ColorVariableFairWed. fished at Quintanna. My beach was inudated with seaweed. Fished with Woody, & Gordon & caught 7 Trout to 26"& 25". with 4 more over 20", & 15 Shark.
06/23/05GreenEastFairThur. The beaches have become saturated with seaweed. Fished with Woody, Gordon, Archie, & Ray. Started at Quintanna & caught 2 Trout to 24".Seaweed to bad. Went to the carbodies & caught 31" Red, 4 Shark, & 1 Sand Trout.Fought seaweed everywhere.Lots of Cownose Rays swimming thru 1st gut.
06/24/05GreenSEPoorFri. TRIED to fish at the roundhouse, carbodies, & Quintanna with Woody, & Archie. Seaweed has the whole beach inudated that you cannot keep a line in the water 5 mins.From the Pass to the mouth.
06/25/05GreenSE???Sat. didn't fish. Seaweed has surf inudated where you can't stay out over 5 minuites.
06/26/05GreenSE???Sun. didn't fish. Seaweed has surf inudated where you can't stay out over 5 minuites.Tim & I drove down to the piling & no one was logline fishing, but a few waders were out.
06/27/05GreenSEFairMon. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon. Caught 4 Trout to 23", 1 27" Red, & 6 BTShark.Still a lot of seaweed coming in.
06/28/05GreenSESlowTues. fished with Ray, Gordon,& his friend James. Ray caught 34" Red before daylight. The rest of AM about 6 Sharks is all we caught. Seaweed still BAD & coming in by the rafts.Lot of Cownose Rays in the edge of the surf.
06/29/05GreenSESlowWed. fished with Woody, Gordon, Brenda, James & Stuart. Caught 2 Trout 25", & 23", 6 Sharks, 1 SPMackerel, & several Hardheads. Seaweed still BAD & coming in by the rafts.Lot of Cownose Rays in the edge of the surf.
06/30/05GreenSWFairThur. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & James. Caught 4 Trout (28", 26", 16", & 14"), 1 39" Red, 2 Blues, & many Hardheads.SW winds got the seaweed blowing rt. to lt.If you can stay out 10 mins you did good.Still a lot of Cownose Rays in the surf.
07/01/05GreenSWSlowFri. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon. Caught 4 Shark, & 4 Hardheads & a lot of seaweed.
07/02/05MuddySWSlowSat.fished at the roundhouse with Gordon, Brenda, James, Woody, & Johnny Duggan. Caught 6 Hardheads& a lot of seaweed.Water muddied up over night.
07/03/05MuddySWSlowSun. fished at the piling with Gordon, & Brenda.Fought drifting seaweed all AM. Caught only 2 Hardheads. Lot of tourist for the holiday on the beach. SW winds really muddied up the water..
07/04/05MuddySWPoorMon. Woody & I started at the piling. After 1 cast line beat us to the beach. Tried in the Bay & was shutout.
07/05/05Off ColorVariableSlowTues. fished with Woody, & Gordon on Brian Beach. Caught 5 Shark, & 1 Whiting. Seaweed still in the water creating havoc with your lines.
07/06/05Off ColorVariable??? Wed. TP Cindy moved thru Gulf raising tides. Went inland in Louisana. A lot of the seawed is now sloshing around the edge of the water. "Boo"! Didn't fish because of truck problems.
07/07/05Off ColorVariableSlowThur. joined Gordon, & Brenda at the mouth of the Brazos. They started on Bryan beach early with Woody, & caught 2 small Trout. Seaweed came in, & they moved to the mouth where Gordon caught 1 39" Red.
07/08/05Off ColorNorthFairFri. fished at the piling with Woody. Caught 3 Trout to 26", 5 big Gafftop, 6 Shark, & many Hardheads.With north winds blowing you could keep your line out for as long as you wanted.
07/09/05Off ColorVariableFairSat.fished at the piling for a short while. Went to Brian Beach found a lot of new seaweed . Came back to roundhouse & caught 1 28" Red, 2 small Trout, 2 Small Shark, 1 Sand Trout, 2 Whiting, & 1 Small Ray.Seaweed got worse as day went on.
07/10/05Off ColorNorthSlowSun. Woody, & I fished at the roundhouse. Caught 1 19" Trout, 3 Hardheads, & 1 Shark. Icecream conditions with a lot of birds working but lost bait with little catches. Old seaweed created problem later in AM.
07/11/05Off ColorVariablePoorMon. fished at the roundhouse & with Gordon, Brenda, & Archie. Seaweed too bad & went to the piling where we caught 1small Trout.Old weed drifting. Looking out in surf, new weed coming in.
07/12/05Off ColorVariableSlowTues. fished at the roundhouse with Gordon. Caught 2 Shark, & 5 Hardheads. New seaweed came in sporatically. Creating problem keeping your lines out.
07/13/05Off ColorSWPoorWed. fished at the piling with Archie. Caught 4 Hardheads. New seaweed still a problem.Ten mins. Is about all you can stay out with the drift.You can fish with only 1 line.
07/14/05Off ColorSW???Thur. didn't fish. Still a lot of new seaweed in the water. Just took the day off.
07/15/05Off ColorNEPoorFri. fished at the roundhouse. Seaweed wasn't too bad so was able to stay out 20 mins. Was still shutout. Lost only 3 pieces of bait.
07/16/05Off ColorSEFairSat. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Billy, & Fritz.Caught 4 Trout to 22", 5 Gafftop. 8 Hardheads, & 1 Blue.Seaweed still in surf but not dragging your line down the beach.
07/17/05Off ColorSouthFairSun. fished at the roundhouse with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Seaweed bad everywhere..Caught 7 Trout to 21", & many Hardheads.
07/18/05Off ColorSouthPoorMon. fished with Woody at the roundhouse. Caught 1 Trout. Seaweed & drift made this a one line day good for only 10 mins. Didn't hardly lose any bait.
07/19/05Off ColorEastSlowTues. Woody & I fished in front the house for 30mins. & caught 1 17" Trout. Seaweed from high tides due to Hurricane Emily brought the sloshing effect in.Moved to Ramp #1 & caught 2 more Trout to 25" & 1 Hardhead.
07/20/05Off ColorEast???Wed. Hurricane Emily hit near Brownville this AM & created flood tides here. Didn,t fish. Surf very rougfh.
07/21/05Off ColorSEPoorThur. Fished at #3 with Woody, & Archie. Caught only 1 Hardhead. Old seaweed was washed next to dunes from H Emily. Then whole new batch moved in . Had a hard time keeping line in water.
07/22/05GreenNorthSlowFri. fished at #3 with Woody , & Archie, & caught 5 Trout to 21", & 3 Hardheads.With North winds the seaweed wasn't too bad but still out there.
07/23/05GreenNorthSlowSat. Started at roundhouse & quit with new seaweed. Went to piling & caught 4 small Trout (1 16"), 1 29" BTShark, & 1 Whiting. Seaweed was there but not drifting & was able to stay out.
07/24/05GreenVariable???Sun. didn't fish. Seaweed is still in the surf. Drove to the Carbodies & there wasn't anyone longline fishing. Wade fishermen were catching a lot of small Trout. No winds & no drift but weed still gets on line.
07/25/05GreenVariableSlowMon. fished at the roundhouse for 30 mins. Too much seaweed. Went to carbodies where I fished with Richard Rodriquez & caght 1 16" Trout, & 1 Hardhead. Seaweed there too.Cannot long fish anywhere on this island.
07/26/05GreenVariableSlowTues. Went to #1 to check out seaweed. Fished with Woody & caught 1 small Trout, 1 nice Shark, & 1 Hardheads.Seaweed still bad in front but fishable where beach has been cleaned. NO SEAWEED.
07/27/05GreenVariableFairWed. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 10 Trout ( only 5 small keepers to 17"), 1 SPMackerel, 5 Whiting,& 6 Shark.Very little seaweed.
07/28/05GreenNorthFairThur. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 10 Trout (all small with 6 keepers to 17"), 2 Shark, 4 Whiting, 1 Big Horse Mackerel, & 1 Hardhead.1st day in 2 months that you didn't have to pull any seaweed off your line.
07/29/05GreenNorthFairFri. fished in front of the house with Archie. Caught 6 Trout to 22", & 4 Whiting. It has been very pleasant the last 3 days to be able to keep a line in the surf without seaweed .Ice cream conditions & a lot of Trout caught this AM, most small.
07/30/05GreenNorthSlowSat. fished in front of the house with Stuart. Caught 1 Whiting. Didn't see a Trout pulled in anywhere.
07/31/05GreenNorthSlowSun. didfn't fish. Sat with Stuart for awhile . Shutout on Croakers. Saw a lot of undersized Trout caught. Went to Piling & watched Justin Williams catch a 36" Ray.
08/01/05GreenNorthSlowMon. fished with Woody, & Stuart in front of the house. Caught 4 Trout only 1 keeper, & 2 Whiting. 8:30 AM all bites quit. Couldn't lose any bait.Surf flat & green to beach & a lot of mullet in surf.
08/02/05GreenVariableSlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Woody, & Stuart.Caught 1 18" Trout, 1 25" SPMackerel, 5 Whiting & a few small Shark.
08/03/05GreenVariableSlowWed. fished in front of the house. Caught 2 small Trout, 3 Whiting, & 3 Hardheads.
08/04/05GreenVariableSlowThur. Fished in front of the house.Caught 3 small Trout, 3 Whiting & 4 Hardheads.Minor seaweed showing up again.
08/05/05GreenVariableSlowFri. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Dee. Caught 3 SPMackerel to 24", 2 Hardheads, 1 Whiting, & 1 small Shark.
08/06/05GreenVariableSlowSat. fished at the piling with Woody, Dee, Tim, & Peg Winds light & surf flat. Caught 2 SPMackerel,1 Trout, 6 Shark, 1 Whiting, & several Hardheads.
08/07/05GreenVariableSlowSun. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Dee. Caught 8 Whiting & 1 Hardhead.
08/08/05GreenVariableSlowMon. fished at the carbodies with Gordon, & Brenda.Caught 2 BTShark, & 1 SPMackerel.
08/09/05GreenSouthSlowTues. fished at the carbodies with Gordon. Rained big part of AM. Caught 1 30" BTShark, 1 23" SPMackerel,1 Whiting, & 1 27" SPECKELED Red. This is such a hybrid that looking in the water it looked like a big Trout.
08/10/05GreenSW???Wed didn,t fish. Worked on house.Strong SW winds.
08/11/05Off ColorSWSlowThur. Fished at the roundhouse. Caught 1 Trout, 3 Hardheads, 1 Sandy (only the head), & 1 Whiting. Seaweed was enough problem all AM. David, & Bev. Fished by me & caught only Hardheads & Whiting.
08/12/05Off ColorSWFairFri.fished at the carbodies with Woody.Caught 3 Trout (28", 16", & 13"), 1 21" SPMackerel,1 41" Jack, 2 Whiting, 1 big Horse Mackerel. David Scott fished at the Transformers & caught 5 small Specs, 1 big Ray, & 2 Whiting. Seaweed still bad here..
08/13/05Off ColorSWSlowSat. fished at the carbodies with Woody, Gordon, & Brenda. Caught 1 24" Trout & 2 undersized ones. 1 large HGorseMackerel, & 1 Whiting Left at 8:AM & came in front of the house because of too much seaweed. Caught 8 Shark & a few Hardheads.Seaweed not much better here.
08/14/05Off ColorSWSlowSun. fished at the carbodies the moved to the piling with Woody, Dee, Gordon, & Brenda. Seaweed too bad whereever we fished but used 1 line each.Caught 2 Trout, 6 Hardheads, & 1 Whiting.
08/15/05Off ColorSWSlowMon. Started in front of the house & fought seaweed. Went to main entrance of Surfside & fished by Charlie Warner, & family. Caught a lot of Hardheads.Not much seaweed there.
08/16/05Off ColorSouthSlowTues started at #1 with Woody, & seaweed still too bad. Went back to Main entrance in Surfside Caught 1 Trout & many pan fish. Warner caught 5 keeper Trout & 6 throwbacks next to us..
08/17/05Off ColorVariableSlowWed. fished in Surfside with Woody for an hr. Moved in front of the house by 8:30 & caught 5 small Trout, several Horsemackerel, 6 Shark to 30", & several Hardheads.
08/18/05Off ColorSWSlowThur. tried to fish in front with Woody.Too much seaweed. Went to Surfside where we caughtr 2 Trout, & 8 Horsemackerel.
08/19/05Off ColorSWSlowFri. fished with Woody, & Archie at Sams Pier. Caught 5 small Trout, 4 Horsemackerel, & 4 Hardheads.Seaweed still too bad to fish out front.
08/20/05Off ColorSW???Sat didn't fish. Tired of fighting seaweed. Made weights, mowed yard, & went shopping.
08/21/05GreenVariableSlowSun. fished in front of the house. Caught 3 small Trout, 1 Whiting. Lot of bait in the water, & seaweed disappeared with light winds. 6:30AM til 8:30AM didn't sit down due to a lot of assorted small fish.
08/22/05GreenNorthSlowMon. Started in front of the house, & seaweed too bad. Went to the carbodies, & caught 2 small Trout, 2 Horsemackerel, 2 Hardheads, 1 Whiting, & 1 Pelican. Mike, & Glover waded, & caught 5 Trout .
08/23/05GreenVariableSlowTues, fished with Woody at the Carbodies Caught 2 Shark, 3 Whiting, & 2 Hardhead & 1 small Trout. A lot of bait in the surf.
08/24/05GreenVariableSlowWed. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 2 Trout, 1 SPMackerel, & 2 Horsemackerel.Lot of bait in the water.
08/25/05GreenVariableSlowThur. Fished in front of the house with Woody, & Archie. Caught 8 Shark, 1 Trout, 3 Whiting, & few Hardheads with other panfish, & 3 Pelicans.. David fished 100 yds down from us, & caught 2 SPMackerel to 28", & 4 small Trout.
08/26/05GreenVariableSlowFri.fished at the roundhouse with Archie, & Ray. Caught 1 28" SPMackerel, 3 small Shark, 2 Whiting& 2 Hardheads. Baitthiefs everywhere.
08/27/05GreenVariableSlowSat. fished at the piling with Ray, & Dee. Caught 1 SPMackerel,2 Gaftops, 1 Sand Trout, 2 Small Shark. Saw a lot of small Trout caught by wade fishermen but nothing large. Lot of bait in the surf.
08/28/05MuddyNorthSlowSun. Hurricane Katrina bearing down on New Orleans. Our surf surges is up to sand dunes. Dee & I tried for a Red run in front on the entrance . Caught 1 Horsemackerel.
08/29/05MuddyNorthPoorMon. fished off road in front of the house with Woody. We were shutout.
08/30/05GreenVariableFairTues. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 4 Trout (24", 24", 21" & 16"), 1 Hardhead, & many Horsemackerel.
08/31/05GreenVariableFairWed. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Archie. Caught 3 Trout to 21", 1 nice BTShark, & a few panfish.
09/01/05GreenVariableSlowThur. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Ray. Caught 2 21" SPMackerel., 1 35" Shark, & 1Trout.30 mins after I left, Ray called & said he caught a slot Red.Woody had 2 broken lines today.
09/02/05GreenVariableSlowFri. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Ray. Caught 1 30" Shark, 1 18" SPMackerel, 4 Whiting,1 13" Trout, & 1 Hardhead. 11AM light rain stired up surf causing old dead seaweed to start drifting putting a stop to the fishing.
09/03/05Off ColorVariableSlowSat. fished with Woody at the roundhouse. Caught 1 Hardhead . Old seaweed drifting wiped us out. Bait disappeared from surf. Went to carbodies & saw Pat, & Phil. They caught 1 large Ray & 1 36" Red wade fishing, Light rain & lightning all AM..
09/04/05GreenNESlowSun. fished at the carbodies with Woody, Phil, & Pat. Caught 1 37" Jack, 1 30" BTShark. AQ lot of bait in surf.
09/05/05GreenNESlowMon. fished at the carbodies with Archie, Dee, & Flo. Caught 1 22" Red, 1 16" Trout, 1 Whiting, & Lost 1 GOOD fish.
09/06/05Off ColorNEFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Archie, Ray, Gordon,& Brenda .Caught 4 Reds (37", 30" 18", 18"), & had 2 breakoff REDS???. Rained off & on all AM.
09/07/05Off ColorNESlowWed. Ray & I fished in front of the house. Caught 1 Rat Red.
09/08/05Off ColorVariableGoodThur. Fished at the carbodies with Ray. Caught limits of Reds. 1 23" Trout, 7 Reds (1 29",3 26", 1 25" & 2 23"), & 1 Hardhead.
09/09/05Off ColorSEGoodFri fished at the carbodies with Woody. Caught another limit of Reds, (10 total) 3 Bulls (44", 41", 39"), 7 slots ( 2 26", 2 25", 2 24", & 1 23"), & 1 15" Trout.
09/10/05Off ColorSEPoorSat. fished with Woody at the carbodies. Rained all AM while we sat in the truck. Fish had a shutout.
09/11/05Off ColorSEGoodSun. fished at the carbodies with Woody, & Dee. Caught 3 Bull Reds (42", 40", & 39") & 1 25" Red, 1 35" Jack,1 Small Gafftop, & 4 Hardheads.
09/12/05Off ColorSEGoodMonday: fished at the carbodies with Woody, Ray, & David. Caught 5 Reds (31", 2 22", 1 20", & 1 18" ). Rained off & on all AM. Caught 2 22" Reds during a storm.
09/13/05Off ColorSEGoodTuesday: fished at the carbodies with Woody, David & friend Brad. Caught 5 Reds ( 40", 28," 26", 20" & 18"), & several Hardheads & Gafftop. Tide started out about 10:30AM before the bite really started. David said they caught 30" 28" Red & 23" Trout after I left.
09/14/05Off ColorSEGoodWednesday: fished at the carbodies with Woody. Caught 1 40" Red, 2 25" Reds, 1 big Horsemackerel, & 1 small Gafftop.Old seaweed created problems this AM with south breeze & small rip tide washing up buried weed..
09/15/05Off ColorSEGoodThursday: fished at the carbodies with Ray, Woody, & Archie. Caught 3 Reds ( 28", 28", & 26"), 1 18" SPMackerel, 1 Pelican, & 1 Hardhead.
09/16/05Off ColorSEGoodFriday: fished at the carbodies with Woody, Gordon, Brenda, Ray, & Dee. Caught 2 Reds (25", & 24"), 2 large Horsemackerel, 1 large Gafftop, 1 small Trout, & 1 Hardhead.
09/17/05Off ColorSEGoodSaturday: fished at the carbodies with Tim, Peg, & Bob Mc Bay. Caught 14 REDS (5 Bulls to 43", & 9 Slots), 2 nice Shark, 1 22" Trout, 2 Horse Mackerel, & 3 Hardheads.
09/18/05Off ColorSEGoodSunday: fished at the carbodies with Gordon, Brenda, Dee, Cole, & Bob. Caught 1 Bull Red, 2 slot Reds, 1 Trout, 10 big Gafftop,1 nice Shark, 1 SPMackerel,& 2 Hardheads.
09/19/05Off ColorSouthFairMon fished at the carbodies with Father Leo. Caught 1 28" Red, 1 25" Trout, 6 Gafftop, & a Hardhead.
09/20/05Off ColorSouthFairTues. fished at the carbodies with Gordon, Brenda, & Woody. Caught 1 40" Red, 12 Shark, 2 Trout (24 & 15), 24 Big Gafftop, & a few pan fish.
09/21/05?????????Wed. didnít fish because of Hurricane Rita. Mandatory evacuation on the coast, & left..Got back Sun AM Didn't get very much damage to property.
09/22/05?????????Thur. didnít fish because of Hurricane Rita. Mandatory evacuation on the coast, & left..Got back Sun AM Didn't get very much damage to property.
09/23/05?????????Fri. didnít fish because of Hurricane Rita. Mandatory evacuation on the coast, & left..Got back Sun AM Didn't get very much damage to property.
09/24/05?????????Sat. didnít fish because of Hurricane Rita. Mandatory evacuation on the coast, & left..Got back Sun AM Didn't get very much damage to property.
09/25/05?????????Sun. didnít fish because of Hurricane Rita. Mandatory evacuation on the coast, & left..Got back Sun AM Didn't get very much damage to property.
09/26/05Off ColorSWGoodMon. fished in front of the house. Caught a limit of Reds (26", 25", 21").Tom came down after being shutout in the bay then caught a limit of Reds off my lines (33",25", 25"). Had at least 6 hits that didn't hookup.. This is the HURRICANE SENARIO.PM Fished with David . Caught 3 Rat Reds, 1 4# Trout, 1 36" Shark, 3 Hardheads, & 1 Gafftop.
09/27/05Off ColorNorthGoodTues. Fished in front of the house with Woody, David & son Weston,Tom & friend Norm.Caught 16 Reds (19" to 30"), 1 30"Ray, 1 33" Shark,1 Big Gafftop, 1 Trout, 2 Sandtrout, & a Hardhead.
09/28/05Off ColorSouthGoodWed. fished in front of the house with David, & Woody. Caught 11 Reds (2 bulls 33" & 29", 7 Slots, & 2 Rats), 2 Trout, 1 Shark, 3 Gafftop, & 3 Hardheads. Won't leave this spot til the Reds move on !
09/29/05Off ColorVariableSlowThur. Fished in front of the house with Ray, & David. Caught 1 33" BTShark while david lost 2 pretty big fish !!! Run was fun while it lasted.
09/30/05Off ColorNorthGoodFri.fished in front of the house with Ray, Dee, & Woody. Caught1 Slot Red, 2 large Jacks & lost 3 more ???, 2 BTShark, 5 big Gafftop, & more bait in the surf than you will ever see.
10/01/05Off ColorSESlowSat. fished in front of the house with Ray. Caught 2 Reds (23", & 16").
10/02/05Off ColorSESlowSun. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 2 Reds (21", & 19"), & 2 big Horse Mackerel.Paul fished down from us & caught 2 small slot Reds.
10/03/05Off ColorSEFairMon. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Archie. Caught 4 Reds (1 26", 2 21", & 1 16"), 1 26" Drum, & 3 Hardheads.
10/04/05Off ColorSEFairTues fished in front of the house with Ray, David, & Archie. Caught 5 Slot Reds, 1 Rat Rred, & 4 Hardheads.Extremely high tide had us parked next to Dunes.
10/05/05Off ColorEastFairWed. fished in front of the house with Ray. Caught 2 Reds (41", & 19") & 2 Hardheads.A lot of lily pads moved in on the beach last night.
10/06/05Off ColorNorthFairThur. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Lige. Caught 3 Reds (27", 26",& 23"), & 2 Hardheads.
10/07/05Off ColorNorthFairFri. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody. Caught 3 Reds (27",26", & 23"), & 2 Gafftop.
10/08/05Off ColorNorthFairSat. fished in front of the house with Woody, & Ray. Caught 2 Reds (23",& 19"), 1 SPMackerel , & 1 Gafftop .Ed, April, Laura, & John fished at transformers, & caught 1 21" Red & 15 Whiting in PM.
10/09/05Off ColorNorthSlowSun. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 1 37" Jack. Bluebird skies & a lot of bait but only 1 fish!.
10/10/05Off ColorSESlowMon. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 25" Red, 1 Hardhead, & 1 Whiting. Rain set in around 8:00 AM. We quit around 9:30 & most all our bait was gone. New northern coming in. Rainout!
10/11/05Off ColorEastSlowTues. fished in front of the house with Woody. Caught 2 Reds (21", & 14"), & 1 Hardhead.
10/12/05Off ColorSESlowWed. fished with Woody, & Ray in front of the house.Caught 2 Reds (33", & 25"), 6 Gafftop, & 2 Hardheads. Tom went in Cole Pass & Caught 30 BIG Croakers & some Sandtrout.
10/13/05Off ColorNEGoodThur. Fished in front of thje house with Ray, Woody, & David. Caught 5 Bull Reds (38",2 37", 36" & 35"), 20 big Gafftop, 39" Jack,3 BT Shark, & 3 Hardheads.
10/14/05Off ColorNEFairFri. fished in front of the house with Ray, & Woody. Caught 1 37 Reds , 2 Gafftop, 3 BTShark (50"',39", 30", & 26",& 1 Hardhead..
10/15/05Off ColorNESlowSat fished with Ray, & Stephen Hilmeier in front of the house. Caught 1 22" Red.
10/16/05GreenNorthPoorSun. fished with Bob, & Henry at the Carbodies. Only 2 Hardheads.
10/17/05GreenNorthSlowMon. fished at the roundhouse with Ray. Caught 1 22" Red, & 1 30" Shark.
10/18/05GreenSEPoorFished at the roundhouse with Ray & Woody.Caught 1 Shark, & 2 Horsemackerel.Surf flat & green & very little bait. Too clear & very low tides with bluebird skies.
10/19/05GreenSouthSlowWed. fished at the carbodies with Ray, & Woody.Caught 5 nice BTShark, & 1 Whiting.High pressure setting on top of us with low tides & had a full moon last night. Feel that PM would be the best fishing
10/20/05GreenSWFairThur. Fished in front of the house with Woody, David & his friend. Caught 6 nice Shark, 1 23" SPMackerel, 1 36" Jack, & 2 Hardheads.
10/21/05GreenNorthSlowFri, fished in front of the house with Ray, Archie, & Dee.Caught 2 Shark, & 1 SPMackerel. Norhern blew in this AM & flattened the surf. French fished down from us & caught 1 24" Red.
10/22/05Off ColorNorthFairSat fish at the carebodies with French & caught 4 slot Reds.Pat, & Phil camped the whole week & had a good time. They caught 1 42" King Mackerel, 2 100# Sharks & many Keepers, 1 Bull Red, Several SPMackerel,& many panfish.Phil lost a big ???( Tarpon) to a break of his line.
10/23/05Off ColorNorthPoorSun. went to the carbodies with Henry. Tide was almost to the dunes. Fished about an hour & left. Fished the rest of the house rest of the AM & was shut out both places. French was here & caught 1 42" Red. Hurricane Wilma in the gulf creating the high tides.

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