West Matagorda Bay Fishing Report

Last Update: February 25, 2024

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Mar 6 2024

FAIR. 62 degrees. The weather has finally settled so redfish, trout and drum are now biting all over the bay. Drifting with live shrimp under a popping cork will land you catches of all three, or wade with artificials for trout and redfish. Bait camps have plenty of bait

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 14 2024

FAIR. 58 degrees. The warming trend in the forecast should improve the bite. Fish between fronts after the high pressure moves over for redfish and trout. Influx of freshwater in the bay, so best success will be out of the freshwater line targeting mid bay reefs for trout and redfish.The Colorado River is on the…

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 7 2024

FAIR. 58 degrees. Few days of favorable weather heading into the weekend with southerly winds. Fish between fronts after the high pressure moves over for redfish and trout. South shoreline is good and clear for wade anglers. Influx of freshwater in the bay, so best success will be out of the freshwater line targeting mid…

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Jan 31 2024

SLOW. 58 degrees. The east end of the bay is fresh due to the influx of freshwater runoff from The Colorado River and Diversionary Canal. The weather is finally improving and with winds out of the south expect the bite to improve. Best success will be out of the freshwater line targeting mid bay reefs…

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Jan 24 2024

SLOW. 58 degrees. The tides continue to be low and rain is in the forecast. Before the rain redfish and trout were in the Diversionary Canal biting cut bait and dead shrimp. Anticipate The Colorado River to be on the rise from the rainfall up north. This will push fish out the river and the…

West Matagorda Bay Fishing Weekly Report On Jan 17 2024

SLOW. 58 degrees. Few anglers on the water due to the arctic freeze. The Colorado River is clear and the Diversionary Canal should be good for redfish and trout. Report by Captain Charlie Paradoski, Captain Charlie Paradoski’s Guide Service.