May is a month for gafftop, as they make their annual run or spawn around the Galveston area and are usually in a definite feeding mode during the process.

Richard Eberle found this to be true when he fished the Texas City Dike recently. Eberle landed 45 of the pointed top catfish and retained 32 to 5 pounds. The water was not in the best shape being murky green with little or no tide movement.

Capt. Joe Kent is a columnist for The Daily News. Report your catch to reel.report@galvnews.com or call 409-683-5273.

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