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Fishing Report 12/26/2018

Caught these fish and released even more today wading East Matagorda Bay. Pre frontal conditions, all fish caught on Bass Assassins.



Fishing Report 12/18/2018

Released some good ones today!



Fishing Report 12/16/2018

Today's catch from East Matagorda bay, water starting to clear, water temp 51 degrees.

Fishing Report 12/11/2018

Mickey Eastman fished with the David Trevino party today, we caught and released many trout like this and reds all morning.

Fishing Report 12/5/2018

Today's catch, limits of trout plus wore out the redfish
despite 15 to 20 mph E, NE & high pressure.


Fishing Report 11/29/2018

Limits of trout and reds again today, some wading, some drifting. Water temp 59 degrees cloudy and not a lot of tidal movement.


Fishing Report 11/28/2018

Today’s catch, redfish are getting to be a nuisance, released at least 60 today and a lot yesterday.


Fishing Report 11/27/2018

Little chilly this morning, fish started feeding around 10: 30. Water temp started at 49 went to 54 degrees.


Fishing Report 11/25/2018

Took John grey and his daughter Liz and caught this mess of trout and reds despite heavy fog and no wind.


Fishing Report 11/24/2018

Today’s catch with kids and their dad despite zero wind and heavy fog. They had a good time but wore me out .



Fishing Report 11/18/2018

Customers said catch and release only, so we caught and released 60 to 70 trout and redfish on "Bass Assassins" and "Gulp". Came in early, fish were feeding with cold front moving in.


Fishing Report 11/16/2018

Waded all morning, no bites stopped at redfish hole and messed them up again.


Fishing Report 11/15/2018

Water temp in east Matagorda bay still in the 40's. Makes for a tough trout bite but reds were no problem again today.


Fishing Report 11/14/2018
Today’s catch, wore out the red fish. Still windy and water temp at 9 am was 43 degrees.

Fishing Report 11/11/2018
Quick easy limits of quality trout and a few reds despite strong easterly wind. Fish feeding heavy with strong front coming.

Quick easy limits of quality trout and a few reds despite strong easterly wind. Fish feeding heavy with strong front coming.

Fishing Report 11/4/2018
Today’s catch, fish ate as front passed


Fishing Report 11/3/2018

Limits of Trout and Reds along with a nice Flounder despite 20-25 mph winds. Same crew yesterday with similar but released a 30" and several 25" trout under calm conditions.


Fishing Report 10/23/2018
Limits of trout some reds wading east Matagorda despite adverse conditions.

Oct 21 --Their first redfish.....Today was a good day.



Oct 12 --- Customers got their trout early wading east Matagorda bay despite strong northeast wind.


Oct 10 --- Easy limits of trout from east Matagorda, all caught on leles, topwaters and Bass Assassins.


Oct 9 --- Capt Charlie Paradoski getting ready to release a good one.

Oct 8 --- Redfish kinda day, tides super high.

Oct 4 -- Quick easy limits of trout wading east Matagorda bay all fish caught on topwaters.


Sept 9 -- Quick easy limits of trout drifting east Matagorda bay, yesterday went west wading and it rained 4 inches on us, today hot and dry, no rain.

Aug 20 -- Took these kids out of Matagorda harbor fishing hook spent camp. They caught a lot of fish and had a good time.

Aug 5 -- Took this 14 yr old last year with his grandpa and we messed um up drifting, this year he said wading with topwaters, he caught them and had lots of blowups.

July 26 ---- Ran this trip out of salt grass lodge, surf was on today.

July 20 -- Ran with this group out of salt grass lodge lots of redfish caught today.


July 18 -- Easy limits wading west Matagorda bay on Bass Assassin's, wind west at 15 mph.



July 16 -- 7/16/2018 Fishing has been on since wind has layed. Today’s catch has been typical. @captcharliep


July 1 -- Had the Rodger Bailey party and caught these trout wading west Matagorda bay. Bite was midday 11-12:30 all fish caught on Bass Assassins.


June 9 -- Ran with a 6 boat party out of Salt Grass lodge, customers caught lots of fish and had a good time. Best bite was from 11 to 1 pm.


June 8 -- Today’s catch from east Matagorda bay, wind finally went southeast. @captcharliep


June 1 -- Ran this trip with capt rob Cummings, tough bite with tides and a lot of wind.


May 17 -- Teamed up with capt Stan Sloan and put customers from American alloy steel on limits of reds and a few trout. Wind southwest 15 to 18 mph, water clarity marginal.


05/07 -- Limits of quality trout to 27 & 1/2, several 26"
and 25" released more. All caught on Corks’s and topwaters.

04/29 --These young men wanted to wade and caught trout to 25 inches.



04/28 -- Today’s catch, gulf has been flat for 4 days.

--- 04/25 ---
Today’s catch from the surf, green to the beach.


04/20 -- David Klam with a 25 inch trout, only caught 11 but decent trout. Wind started howling out of east northeast. Saw some good catches today but with bait.


04/16 -- Easy limits of trout wading west Matagorda bay.
All fish caught on Bass Assassins, tides extremely low.


03/31 -- Today’s catch drifting east Matagorda bay.


03/30 -- Good Friday catch wading west Matagorda bay. Trout 21 to 23 inches and all the reds you wanted to catch.


03/25 -- Today’s catch wading west Matagorda, slower bite the last few days but some trout to 26 inches.


03/22 --- Today’s catch wading west Matagorda bay.

03/18 -- Ran this group of 9 customers with Capt Mike Kubecka, they wore us out.


03/16 -- Easy fast limits of Trout wading west Matagorda bay.


03/14 -- Redfish kinda day, only a few Trout. Wading west Matagorda
bay all fish caught on Bass Assassins.


03/09 -- Today’s catch wading west Matagorda bay.


3/08 --- These spring breakers from Canada with limits of trout to 4lbs, also released many more. Wind East Northeast at 20+ mph. They had a good time.


03/04 -- Robert and Louis Flores with some reds caught
today drifting east Matagorda bay.


02/28 --- Today’s catch wading west Matagorda bay, most caught on topwaters.


02/27 -- Shane Schleymeyer, Mike Dowler and Frank Klam with limits of trout and reds all caught on Bass Assassins, wading west Matagorda bay.

02/24 --- Easy limits of 18 to 20" Trout caught on Bass Assassins.
Wind south at 20 to 25 mph



02/23 -- Shane Schleymeyer with a 24" and 27" trout
caught and released today wading east Matagorda bay .


02/15 -- Today’s catch, Feb 15th bite was from 11 am till 2 pm, last 2 days slower bite.


02/06 -- Shane Schleymeyer and Daryl Englekee with today’s trout and reds caught both wading and drifting, released more. Trout not as big as yesterday’s.


02/05 -- Today’s catch from east Matagorda bay, limits of trout from 22 to 25 inches and only 1 red. All fish caught on fire tiger Bass Assassins, wind east northeast at 15 to 18 mph.

02/01 -- Today’s limits of Trout and Reds, all quality fish, we must have caught and released 20 more each. Fish caught on both "Mirror lures" and "Bass Assassins".


01/31 -- Limits of Trout to 25" and limits of Reds from east Matagorda bay, caught on mirror lures and Bass Assassin's. Along with a 26" Trout caught by Shane Schleymeyer.


01/25 -- The captain and Marvin Kuhn with today’s catch, 32 degrees when we left the dock. Water temp 47 degrees wind east at 15 to 20 mph. All fish caught on Bass Assassins.


01/24 -- Today’s catch from west Matagorda bay, wind east northeast at 12 to 15. Released many more, all fish caught on Bass Assassins.


01/15 --David Klam and Bob Bone from Georgia with limits of trout and a few reds from drifting east Matagorda bay. Fish caught on on bass Assassin's, released more.


01/06 -- Tim & Kirk Templin with limits of reds and some trout.





For Your Next Matagorda Bay Fishing Trip,
Reservations or Information, Contact:

Capt. Charlie Paradoski
1223 Green Knoll Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Call 713-725-2401 or 281-343-0221


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