Fish Report Feb. 15, 2019 – South Jetty

Holding the two blackfin tuna he caught while a pelican flies in to check out the catch is Jim Hargrave of Cushing, Okla. Hargrave caught these beauties on Wednesday, Feb. 6, while aboard the Pelican with Capt. James Wheeler. (Staff photo by Ron Farmer, Copyright 2019.)

Red snapper and sheepshead catches have been reported recently by those who work at waterfront businesses in Port Aransas.

Folks fishing in state waters have been reeling in red snapper and sheepshead, said Nancy Klassen, an employee at Dolphin Dock.

Offshore anglers have been bringing in vermillion snapper and kingfish, she said.

Offshore trips out of Deep Sea Headquarters have been yielding catches of kingfish and vermillion snapper, said Jerry Montalbo, an employee.

In state waters, folks have been catching red snapper, he said.

Those fishing with bay guides have been reeling in redfish, while others fishing in the bays have been bringing in whiting and sand trout, Montalbo said.

On the north jetty, anglers have been hooking sheepshead, said Eddie Sheppard, an employee at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Redfish, black drum and sheepshead have been biting for those fishing near the south jetty, according to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department fishing report.

Anglers fishing in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel have catching black drum, the report noted.


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