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#11123571 - 09/23/15 07:53 PM Surfside Beach Wading
Teh Hog Whisperer Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/09
Posts: 16
Hello TFF,

I am relatively new to the Houston Area (and wade fishing for that matter) and was looking to find a few spots in the Surfside/San Luis Pass area for wade fishing in the bay. I've gone several times to fish the surf around Surfside with mixed results and was looking to branch out into the bay areas around Christmas bay. If you guys could provide some recommendations as to where to park and which spots to hit I would greatly appreciate it. Feel free to include any other tips you may find relevant for a new wade fisherman.

Thank you

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#11123641 - 09/23/15 08:22 PM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
smooth move Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/14/12
Posts: 1072
Loc: bayou vista,tx
back towards San Luis Pass are a few trails that lead to drum bay. pretty good wading there if you can stay out of the mud.
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#11130094 - 09/27/15 12:17 AM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
South Tx Trophy Outfitters Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/26/15
Posts: 3
Hi there im new to TFF but have been on THF for years now. Anyhow i just moved to lake jackson and been doing well at surfside jetty for shark 30"-45". If youd like to meet up lemme know. Im an oil field engineer lookong for work so my schedule is wide open. Also ive been told san luis pass (slp) is dangerous so ive been lookong to go out with aomeone for safety. Lemme know if youre interested.

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#11137971 - 09/30/15 07:40 PM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
costa1184 Offline
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Registered: 08/20/15
Posts: 23
Loc: lake jackson, texas
So you been catching big shark on the Surfside jetties? Planning on going this weekend to the jetties wondering what kind of bait you had to use? Hoping to run across some reds out there!
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#11138940 - 10/01/15 09:59 AM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
TroutSupport.com Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/10
Posts: 1395
Loc: Entire Gulf and Atlantic Coast...
There should be some bull reds starting to run in the pass and beachfront near the pass and surfside jetties both. Cut mullet, live crab, half crab, fresh menhaden, live mullet, live menhaden... use a circle hook, something in the 4/0 to 6/0 range.

As for Christmas and Drum... google earth those roads that lead back into Drum like above. or park at either canal subdivision as wade in. I like the west canal and wade all the way to the oyster between drum and Christmas. Small tops, weedless spoon, or spinnerbait should work fine this time of year. Anything that will catch a bass will catch a redfish.
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#11139671 - 10/01/15 03:23 PM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
costa1184 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/20/15
Posts: 23
Loc: lake jackson, texas
Thanks for the info. Who wouldve thought bass lures would hit reds?!?! well im waiting on saturday to get here and hopefully the outcome will be good! banana
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#11140335 - 10/01/15 08:34 PM Re: Surfside Beach Wading [Re: Teh Hog Whisperer]
South Tx Trophy Outfitters Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/26/15
Posts: 3
Costa if you wanna meet out there for reds in the surf send me a message.

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