Texas Coastal Bend – Fishin in the Guts!

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Texas Coastal Bend – Fishin in the Guts!

Launched about mid morning and found the fish on our second wade. The area that was holding the fish today was a grass flat that contains a series of deep guts leading to adjacent deep water. Conditions were windy and gusty all day; however, water on the grass flat stayed somewhat clear but the water in the gut was murky due to stirred up mud. It appeared the fish were staged in the guts ready to ambush as bait were pushed into the guts by the wind. The main bite lasted about 2 hours but we were catching fish until sun down. The appearance of jumping mullet in the guts and a steady bite kept us literally in our spot all day. My bro and I were about 250 yards apart all day. We caught trout to 23’’ and reds to 27 ½’’. The fish didn’t want anything with hard baits and only bit light colored soft plastics (bass assassin bone diamond and opening night). Also, bass assassins coupled with 1/8 oz jig heads allowed the lure to go deep in the guts where the fish were. Lures were basically bounced along the bottom until it came out of the gut, then the lure was burnt in and casted again back in the guts. We could of had our limits but after Jesse losing a monster trout that was easily over 25", we focused on getting that big momma.

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By | 2014-05-01T10:25:33+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Reports|0 Comments

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