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The Galveston County Daily News: Fishing Report

July 29, 2016

Fishing Report

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Closure to reroute marine traffic near causeway

We have some updates on the closure of the passage way through the Galveston Causeway and railroad bridge. The project was scheduled to start last Monday; however, it has been postponed until next Monday, Aug. 1.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Weekend should see normal conditions
Posted: July 27, 2016

Rain and more rain was the picture on Wednesday; however, forecasts call for the rain chances to diminish over the next few days and by this weekend, we should see conditions return to normal.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Rain gives anglers a day off
Posted: July 26, 2016

Anglers and a few bait camps took the day off Tuesday, as more welcomed rain came across our area. The good news is that conditions should bounce back well in time for the weekend crowd.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Atypical fishing around North Jetty
Posted: July 25, 2016

Sunday evening Polly and I fished the North Jetty Boat Cut area on the channel side and found some good action, but surprisingly not what we were expecting.

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Sunday 07/24/2016
Early risers enjoyed best fishing over weekend
Posted: July 24, 2016

Fishing was excellent for the most part over the weekend. Early morning anglers and those keying on tide movement did well while those fishing later in the morning during little or no water movement came up short on catches.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
With bait supplies limited, anglers get creative
Posted: July 23, 2016

Saturday morning, live shrimp supplies at most bait camps were out by 8 a.m. or earlier. Live croaker inventories were spotty, and most anglers were willing to take croaker in lieu of shrimp.

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Friday 07/22/2016
East Bay hot for trout fishing
Posted: July 22, 2016

Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Except for the heat, conditions good for fishing
Posted: July 21, 2016

Thursday was a great day to be on the water if the heat does not bother you. Both offshore and inshore fishing are in summertime prime time.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Excellent conditions entice anglers
Posted: July 20, 2016

Excellent fishing conditions have prevailed recently around the Galveston Bay Complex. Light winds for the most part were an enticement to hit the water and those anglers who did found the fish biting.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Wind change spurs better fishing
Posted: July 19, 2016

The wind finally switched, helping to bring some cooler breezes off of the Gulf and ending the consecutive days of south to southwest winds.

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