I hope that everyone had a great and safe
Thanksgiving I know I did and I'm glad that it's over. Things
changed since last week. If you remember we had been going up
the river catching trout and getting easy limits. You should also
remember that we had a lot of rain last week all of the way up
to Austin. Well the run off came and it put an end to river fishing
for a while. It's going to take a week or so but we should be
back fishing the river again soon.
What I did do this week was to concentrate on shallow shelly areas
in West Bay for redfish. We used live shrimp rigged shallow under
a popping cork. The tide has been ripping out in the mornings
sweeping bait across the reefs. We've fished the edges of the
reefs a were pretty successful finding redfish. Other than that
I've spent a day drifting the west end of East Bay throwing 3/8th
ounce lead heads rigged with Margarita Norton sandshad. Fishing
was slow on that day and we only caught a few fish.
My buddy Ray Denson and his family came in from Nashville for
Thanksgiving. Ray has a house on the lower river with a pier.
His grandniece Mia caught her first fish on Thursday. It was a
nice black drum. I've included Mia's picture this week. I also
have a picture of a limit of redfish caught by Cindy Gardner while
fishing from her kayak in East Bay Sunday.
December is here and Christmas is upon us. A great Christmas gift
for that fisher person in your life would be a guided fishing
trip with me. Purchase a trip, I'll send you a gift certificate,
and he or she can contact me and set up the trip. Another idea
is a gift certificate for a Laguna Custom rod built to your specifications.
We are giving $50 off on all gift certificates. You can call the
Laguna office (281-665-1300) to set this up.
I don't have very many Friday's open but I do have this coming
Friday and next Friday available. I also have Dec. 8,9,15,16,17
I'm setting up my Baffin trips out of Corpus. If you are interested
in getting a group together for a two day trip down there in February
or March let me know. I have a package for 3 or 4 including two
nights lodging and two days fishing.
To book a trip with me, call 281-450-4037 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can look me up on the Web at www.matagordafishing.com. Hope
you have some great days on the bays.
PO Box 637
Matagorda, Tx 77457
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