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The Galveston County Daily News: Fishing Report

October 23, 2016

Fishing Report

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Cold front has flounder on the move

Late reports that trickled in from Friday and Saturday indicate that the cold front has triggered a flounder movement.

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Friday 10/21/2016
Jetties to see action by Sunday
Posted: October 21, 2016

It appears that conditions will start settling and by Sunday we should see some good catches from around the jetties.

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Thursday 10/20/2016
Anglers lobbying for more Galveston boat ramps
Posted: October 20, 2016

Thursday, gusty winds associated with thunderstorms kept most anglers off the water, and with the lack of fishing reports, this presents an opportunity to discuss an issue that is affecting a lot of boaters who fish the Galveston Channel area and points nearby.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
High temps not good for anglers seeking flounder
Posted: October 19, 2016

This week, a record high temperature was set in Galveston, and according to Stan Blazyk’s blog, it not only was a high for the day, but a record for this time of year. Well, that was not good news for anglers waiting for the flounder migration.

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Tuesday 10/18/2016
Anglers find offshore action excellent
Posted: October 18, 2016

Last weekend our summertime fishing patterns continued with some excellent offshore action taking place and good catches inshore.

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Monday 10/17/2016
Anglers looking to cooler weather
Posted: October 17, 2016

Beautiful summer-like weather continued to prevail over the Galveston area and, while all were enjoying it, many anglers were looking ahead to cooler weather.

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Sunday 10/16/2016
Approaching front good sign for fall fishermen
Posted: October 16, 2016

The weather forecast for this week indicates that we may be finished with the summer conditions as a genuine cold front is headed our way. By the latter part of the week, we should be seeing temperatures ranging from the low 60s to mid-70s.

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Saturday 10/15/2016
Connection between ducks, geese and flounder
Posted: October 15, 2016

A longtime fisherman John Sabo passed on one of his secrets to determining when to hit the water for flounder.

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Friday 10/14/2016
Croaker run spotty in recent years
Posted: October 14, 2016

Traditionally the croaker run, a time when large croaker migrate to the Gulf of Mexico, takes place anywhere from mid-October to early November. 

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Thursday 10/13/2016
Warm water keeps flounder in the bays
Posted: October 13, 2016

Flounder should be appearing in good numbers; however, so far this month, such appearances have not been taking place in traditional locations.

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