All posts by Capt. Nathan Beabout

Captain Nathan Beabout has guided fishing trips and duck hunting trips on the Middle Texas ​Coast since 2007. He has fine tuned his fishing and hunting skills, and adapted to all skill levels of customers for a successful trip. Spending many days on the water every year, his knowledge and skills of fishing from San Antonio Bay to Cedar Bayou and Port Mansfield areas, has developed and can lead you to a memorable trip. Call Capt. Nathan at (210) 452-9680

Chasing Port Mansfield Trophy Trout!

Great start to our Port Mansfield, TX Trophy Trout Season. Although the weather did not cooperate, we managed to find some solid trout mixed in with some heavy redfish.

Under the calm conditions we worked One Knocker topwaters and weedless DSL white ice in knee to thigh deep gin clear water. Spreading out and barely walking, fan casting all around and especially at small rafts of bait proved to be most effective.

We saw several larger trout in the area, and I know that with even just a little wind it could have been possible. Folks if you haven’t been to the Lower Laguna, you are missing the trip of a lifetime.

Our only dates left are:
Dec. 31-Jan 3
Jan 14-16

Three day minimum booking required, catch and release on all trout and reds. We are simply down there to seek out your personal best.

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Sight Casting Redfish with DSL

Fun day sight casting reds. These boys caught the weather just right. Coupled with the drop in tide and an aggressive feed. We were fortunate enough to find an area holding reds all day.

Working flats surrounding creeks was the ticket, and our DSL watermelon, red/white and 20# FINS Windtamer Braid was getting it done!

Check out our videos from today on
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell:(210)452-9680
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell: (210) 452-9680
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AB Kennels
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Port O’Connor Bull Reds

Group #3 of days 5 and 6 wanted to battle bull reds and flounder gig on their trips. It wasn’t exactly calm at the jetties over the two days, and the wind gave them fits last night. But, they managed to battle reds up to 45” and stick a few flounder.

This capped off a very fun 6 day saltwater experience. I look forward to the next 11 years with this crew.

Capt. Nathan Beabout
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
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Gulf Coast fishing

Group #2 of days 3 and 4 had a pretty good go at wade fishing.

Yesterday we started in the dark fishing over sand/grass hoping the moon would bring us a couple of big fish. Biggest fish we had was 23”. We left that and found solid trout and redfish on oyster reefs in SA bay. The bait of choice was DSL’s blue moon. Fish were holding in 2-3ft of water under a raft of mullet.

Today we were met with a 3 hour rain delay. After watching the lightning crack over the bay, we knew it could be tough, but had to go try. We walked knee to thigh deep sand pockets throwing chicken of the c, plum, and blue moon. Ended up with a handful of dink trout, one solid trout that thumped it on the end of my cast, but had some nice keeper reds for our effort.

Over to the POC jetties the next couple days to battle big reds.

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Cell:(210)452-9680
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
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Bull Reds and Trout

This year marks 11 years this group has been fishing with us. This year they are on a 8 event, 6 day trip trading out between family and friends.

These boys elected to flounder with Rick Hammond, Night Stalker Guide Service a couple nights between trips.

Sight Casting yesterday until mid morning was tough with the cloud bank that rolled in a day break. After it cleared we did manage to find the reds layed up in some creeks adjacent to shallow flats. Had a handful of fish cooperate before the feed shut off, and the others acted like we weren’t even there. The fish we did trick were on DSL watermelon and red/white with a 1/4oz jig head.

We spent today at the POC jetties. This was why the booked all them years ago. So to keep up with tradition each year, we make sure at least one day is marked to go out there and battle the big girls. Bulls from 40-47” is what they were rewarded with.

Hopefully they will be rewarded with some good trout and redfish action tomorrow wade fishing.

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Capt. Nathan Beabout
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Seadrift Trout and Redfish

Good trout bite this morning until about 10am throwing plum/chart DSL’s. Then it slowed, luckily we had some redfish on a reef that wanted to play.

We made a couple more wades striking out on trout, but by 12:30 we managed a steady trout bite. Had to do some walking in the afternoon, but managed a good stringer. Our afternoon bite was on a variety of DSL baits, blue moon, pumpkinseed, and color x. Most all the fish were caught in thigh deep sandy green water.

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Capt. Beabout Seadrift

We had a good time this morning chasing solid trout up to 24”. It was slow at first light with calm winds, but as the morning went on the wind picked up to a steady 10-12mph ESE.

With water still high most all our fish were found within 40 yards of the bank. Had a few fish slap the topwater, but what they couldn’t turn down was soft plastics. DSL chicken of the c, and Bass Assassin electric shad did the trick.

Give us a call to get in on this late summer/early fall action.

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Bull Reds!

With last September’s rainfall and work related events, these boys had to wait a year to go toe to toe with a bull red.

I would say it was worth the wait, as these boys battled with 14 bulls from 41-47”.

If you’ve never tried it, give us a call for a fight you won’t soon forget!

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Texas redfish

The reds didn’t want to play at first light this morning. We watched a few fish come from the deep, and once they were in range wanted nothing to do with us. After a couple hours of waiting them out, to see if their attitudes would change, we decided to move onto new waters.

Luckily our new area had 2 small schools of reds feeding aggressively. We managed a few double hook ups, and lost a couple before calling it a day.

DSL’s victorious secret super model and FINS windtamer 20# braid got the job done. The weather looks good in the extended forecast, if you don’t care to wade come try your hand at sight casting. Plenty of dates available in Sept/Oct.

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Redfish Report

The sight casting day started off a litte questionable, with the much needed rain in the area.  We started off drifting the grass flats throwing hunch backs and black spoons.

Around 9:30 storms died along with the wind, the sun came out and we got the chance to chase one small school.  Then we set up the tower and right away had reds on the surface wanting our DSL victorious secret and white ice super models.

Give us shout for available dates August-October.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

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Seadrift trout and redfish

Fun day sight cast with Bobby Sullivan. Perfect wind and sunny conditions. Redfish were aggressive early up on the flats, then around 11am they fell out to deeper water. DSL super models victorious secret, color x, and hogie lures did the trick.

Plenty of dates open for August and September if anybody wants to get in on this Middle Coast action. Whether it’s wading or sight casting, give us a call to book your trip.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

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