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Fishing in Texas

Seadrift Trout and Redfish Report

Kicking off trips back in the home waters of Seadrift, TX. today. Had a good trout bite going early with the major feed, of trout 16-18”. Even hooked into a couple reds tight to the bank. With the ENE winds bait was pushed tight to the bank.

Walking knee to thigh deep we caught fish on a variety of lures. Dark topwaters, toxic tide Double D, DSL’s chicken of the c, and clients were throwing some of the chicken boy lures.

All our fish were released to fight another day!

Give us a call or shoot us a text to get in on the action before it gets hot. April and May dates available.

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell:(210)452-9680
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
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Port Mansfield Fishing Report

With a break in the weather and slightly warmer temps and below normal tides, we were able to find some fish concentrated. These fish were holding around drop offs with shallow grass flats close by. The topwater bite was aggressive for about an hour in the mornings, then softdine XL’s in green and green/black did the trick.

Although it was not the big fish we were hoping for, who can complainmuch about catching 4-5# trout. With the water temps getting to were they need to be in order to trigger these big fish, I have high expectations for this winter’s fishing.

Dates available:

Dec. 31-Jan 3

Jan 14-16

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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Fishing in Port Mansfield with Capt. Beabout

Been a weather battle this week in Port Mansfield so far. Monday we had favorable winds early and had a couple big trout slip away. The cold front seemed to halt everything but the redfish bite for a couple days. Throwing soft plastics rigged weedless seemed to be the best. DSL’s dirty tequila, white ice, and magic grass were the top baits.

Today has been a slow warm up in water and air temps. The bite was on at sunrise and throwing Softdine XL’s in green/black and Texas chicken we had trout to 22” and one 5 pounder showed up to play. More redfish than you could shake a stick at.

With our weather pattern gradually getting warmer over the next few days, we are hopeful that the big trout we have seen will start to eat. Nothin’ to complain about being in Mansfield, and we know the bigs will start to become aggressive.

Dates available:
Dec 31-Jan 3
Jan 14-16

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell:(210)452-9680
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Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell: (210) 452-9680
N&M Sportsman’s Adventures
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AB Kennels
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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.

Capt. Nathan Beabout Cell: (210) 452-9680
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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
nmsportsmansadventures.com

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell: (210) 452-9680
N&M Sportsman’s Adventures
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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
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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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.

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell:(210)452-9680
nmsportsmansadventures.com

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell: (210) 452-9680
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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.

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell:(210)452-9680
nmsportsmansadventures.com

Capt. Nathan Beabout
Cell: (210) 452-9680
N&M Sportsman’s Adventures
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AB Kennels
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