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#12266531 - 05/28/17 09:45 AM Galveston in July
Fishwfly Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 680
Loc: Texas, USA
Headed to Galveston in late July. What is the best bet to get the kiddos on Spanish mackerel and bonito? I figure that's some of the best water clarity wise that time of the year pending weather. Are those type fish closer inshore/ship channel? Any info in appreciated.

#12268917 - 05/30/17 06:31 AM Re: Galveston in July [Re: Fishwfly]
Dan90210 ☮ Offline
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Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 26629
Loc: Denton County
Not sure about all that but I can tell you how to catch some stingrays...thats all I managed to do on my trip last week.
Originally Posted By: junbengreat
Pulled a gun on his dryer and they caught a bunch of fish.

#12269282 - 05/30/17 10:29 AM Re: Galveston in July [Re: Fishwfly]
jackmason Offline
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Registered: 06/04/06
Posts: 2033
Loc: Plano
Not sure about bonito, but if the surf is green and baitfish are present you can get mackerel at the beach front. They'll hit just about anything. Throw a silver or gold medium sized spoon on light setup and hold on.

#12292348 - 06/13/17 04:21 PM Re: Galveston in July [Re: Fishwfly]
JT Larkin Offline
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Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 1469
Loc: Weatherford/Fort Worth
Im headed out there in July too. I will probably night fish the piers and jetties. And maybe have the kids and wife meet me at like 8am or so to see if we can get them a few fish.


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