OK, I've been MIA for a while. Every year
I do this during the holidays and sometimes it takes me a bit
to get fired up again. To tell you the truth fishing and the weather
have sucked for the past several weeks and I really didn't have
much to write about. Now we have a new year and I'm going to try
to resolve to be more punctual with my reports.
I just finished ten days at the Houston Boat Show and am glad
that it is over. We sold a lot of Laguna Rods and I sold a few
trips so the time spent was well worth it but I'm ready to get
back on the water again. I'm booked up solid for Baffin with the
exception of a two day slot on Feb. 17-18. I will still be booking
trips in Matagorda during the remainder of January if anyone wants
to go and I'll be back from Corpus in mid April so don't hesitate
to contact me and set up a trip.
Prior to all of this rain we were catching some nice trout up
the river but right now that's off until the river clears up again.
I expect that we are looking at a minimum of two weeks for this
to happen if we don't get any more substantial rain fall on the
Colorado north of us. Until then your best bet for fishing is
probably going to be East Matagorda Bay. Drifting scattered shell
on the west end concentrating on off colored water will improve
your chances of boxing some fish. I usually throw 3/8th ounce
lead heads rigged with Margarita Norton Bull Minnows or something
bright. Remember that the water is cold and the fish are sluggish
so work your baits real slow. Any time that you see any bait,
give that spot a try. If you are interested in redfish, then wading
the south shore of West Bay could be the ticket. I concentrate
on guts running off of the shore when the tides are the lowest.
I hope to make a quick scouting trip down to Corpus in the next
couple of weeks. If I do I'll give you an update on what's going
on down there.
To book a trip with me, call 281-450-4037
or email me at email@example.com. 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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