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#10971362 - 07/12/15 01:47 AM Goose Island State Park
Lynn Stanford Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
Posts: 21
Loc: Center, Tx
I have never saltwater fished in my life, we are headed down to Goose Island in a couple of weeks. Can I use my bass rods? What kinda bait do I use. Thanks for your input.

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#10972977 - 07/12/15 10:32 PM Re: Goose Island State Park [Re: Lynn Stanford]
Mac8111 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 20
Loc: San Antonio
I am in Rockport this coming weekend and was curious how the wade fishing is at Goose Island? Any tips on location.
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#10973234 - 07/13/15 07:42 AM Re: Goose Island State Park [Re: Lynn Stanford]
Jim Ford Offline
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Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 1580
Loc: Texas
Lynn, the bass rods are fine. Use shrimp (Sea Gun bait next to the Exxon on 35 is close) or plastics.
Mac, lots of folks wade the Bartell Reefs and do well. There is good wading bottom up by the Big Tree launch also, where 12th Street meets Lamar Beach Road.

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#10973280 - 07/13/15 08:12 AM Re: Goose Island State Park [Re: Lynn Stanford]
Grinder55 Offline
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Registered: 08/21/13
Posts: 1079
Loc: Rockport, Texas
Live shrimp or live croaker will be your bet bet for filling your box with trout, reds, drum or flounder.

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#10974239 - 07/13/15 02:41 PM Re: Goose Island State Park [Re: Lynn Stanford]
Piscatorial Assassin Offline
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Registered: 07/24/08
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Loc: Leander, Tx
Topwaters early in the AM over the guts in Bartell reef and all over Copano Bay (Just to the north of Goose Island. Fishing pier all night with croakers, mullet, shrimp, or try rattle traps under the lights!
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#10975130 - 07/13/15 08:54 PM Re: Goose Island State Park [Re: Lynn Stanford]
Lynn Stanford Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
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Loc: Center, Tx
Thank you all very much for the info.

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