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port a south jetty fishing tips? #13223345 07/23/19 06:08 PM
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Going to Port Aransas in a month and I'm planning on spending my days fishing at the south jetty and I'd appreciate it if someone can give me some tips for rigging up to catch redfish/and sheepshead and really anything that bites
it will be my first time fishing at the jetty's

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13223406 07/23/19 06:49 PM
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2-3 oz spoons for the big boys. shrimp on popping cork for sheepshead.

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: Tommy2268] #13223502 07/23/19 07:59 PM
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thanks for the reply man I really appreciate it

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13224012 07/24/19 06:23 AM
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Short wire leader is your friend on spoons and gotcha lures for the toothy ones.


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Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13224096 07/24/19 12:41 PM
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Go about 1/3 of the way out on the jetty and fish on the ocean side. Use a piece of shrimp, squid, or cut-bait on the bottom for a variety of species. A 3/4 gold spoon will be good for mackerel, ladyfish, and jacks. Be careful on the jetty rocks if they are wet. They can be as slick as ice. You can catch bigger fish at the end of the jetty but it is a long way down to the end.

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13224581 07/24/19 08:56 PM
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thank you both all responses are appreciated!

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13226087 07/26/19 02:13 PM
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The Port A south jetty is currently closed due to dredging operations, not sure when it will be opened again.

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: parttime] #13226363 07/26/19 08:10 PM
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any tips for the north jetty?

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13226401 07/26/19 09:38 PM
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Take jetty boat to north jetty. Locals can tell you where to go to do that . Fish the surf side of jetty.

Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: texas angler 210] #13229367 07/30/19 12:27 AM
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Thanks, guys.


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Re: port a south jetty fishing tips? [Re: parttime] #13231685 07/31/19 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by parttime
The Port A south jetty is currently closed due to dredging operations, not sure when it will be opened again.

My daughter fished there this passed weekend 26th thru 28th. Jetty was not closed


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