1. Details: Largemouth Bass

    Windy, clear water. Only catch. Probably 2 lbs.

  2. Not much action yet. Catching many schoolie specks under the lights, but not much else. Hopefully will get better and I'll have something to report.

  3. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout with a Texas Tackle Factory Double Shad Rig-glo

    Two at once on the last night of fishing! Overall, I'd say the trip was a success. The specks bit every night under the lights, caught many schoolies and many ...more keepers and a couple flounder. Over 100 total fish. Released all but the flatfish. Almost all were caught on the H&H Usual Suspects Pintal Jig in Blue Moon color. I highly recommend this lure, which can be found online at Bass Pro Shops.

    1. Daniel Sampeck 0
      I'd trade all the fish I caught for that one. It was something special. Good night all and good fishing!
    2. Daniel Sampeck 0
      Forgot about this one: jigging through the light, something grabbed my lure and went North at a fast rate of speed. Coming close to the end of my spool, I mistakenly ...more gave a little resistance and SNAP!
    3. Daniel Sampeck 0
      Also saw several large black drum cruising around the lights late at night. I love Copano bay! After a hard decade or more it has bounced back with a vengeance! ...more Can't wait till next time.
    4. Daniel Sampeck 0
      Also had the "Monster of Copano Bay" sighting: a giant Alligator Gar that I hooked one time and hangs out in that area. It was about five in the morning ...more and it came slashing through the lights.
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  4. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout with a Large Suspending Mullet Lure

    Very little wind, water clearing up in Copano. Caught this 3lb, 20" speck on the first cast using the Unfair Lures Dinkum Mullet-large matte silver. Didn't ...more really hit but just kind of took it and ran. Largest trout so far this trip. Caught multiple schoolies as well on the H&H Usual Suspects Pintail Jig in Blue Moon color. My arms getting sore from hauling in all these fish!

  5. Details: Gulf Flounder with a Live Piggy Perch

    Still as a glass of water. Muddy bay. Live piggy perch at the edge of the pier light, 3 to 4 feet deep. I noticed my line went completely slack so I reeled in and ...more gave it a good hook set and reeled in this beauty. 20" 3lb. 11 oz. Personal best Flounder. May haveto target them tomorrow.

  6. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout with a H&H Usual Suspects Pin Tail Jig-Blue Moon Color

    Got here in Rockport on Sunday the 13th and have been tearing up the trout under the lights with the Usual Suspects Blue Moon pintail jig by H&H. I have probably ...more caught close to 50 so far and have gone through four of these jigs. Most of the fish have been keeper size but I cpr'd 'em

  7. Details: Black Drum with a Live shrimp freelined

    Not a very productive trip to Copano Bay this time around. The weather, though not as bad as some places, generally bit the big one. Caught dozens upon dozens of ...more schoolie specks and this one eater drum. Better luck awaits next time I hope!

  8. Big surprise! Bait had been soaking for hours and bang! Big one took it and fought hard all the way in! Biggest in poundage catch to date.

    Black Drum with a Piggy Perch

  9. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout with a Mirrolure Suspending Twitchbait 19MR-SBG

    This is the culprit that those sow trout couldn't get enough of: MirrOlure 19MR-SBG. Try your local Walmart, because the one in Rockport had 'em on sale ...more for $2.98. Best of luck folks!

    1. Daniel Sampeck 0
      It looks like they discontinued this one, so grab it if you see it!
  10. Details: Spotted (Speckled) Trout with a Silver suspending mirrolure

    The sows were gorging! The only three I kept to eat from the trip. It was crazy how they were all gathered in one spot. Mirrolure 19MR-SBG. Get some today! BTW that's ...more a 4 a 3 and a 2 1/2.