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Night Fishing Corpus Canals #13668644 08/15/20 01:02 PM
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I am taking my old v bottom 12 foot jon boat to Corpus on the 23rd and plan to launch near Doc's seafood restaurant and do some fishing. I have been in same area with a guide before and we did pretty well. Plan is to fish in the canals after dark with some live bait. May also do some gigging in the area. I don't have a trolling motor so will have to anchor up in the canals to avoid touching docks and private property. Assume canals aren't too deep. I would appreciate any advice. Thanks!


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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13668710 08/15/20 01:58 PM
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i'd be wary of anchoring in a canal. i assume you'll be fishing the lights in the canal. if you snag someone's light with your anchor there will be hell to pay. i'd go ahead and invest in a small trolling motor and battery.


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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13668725 08/15/20 02:14 PM
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Thanks for the tip smooth move. Good point!


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Trolling motor is now added to the plan any other tips are appreciated!


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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13668808 08/15/20 03:46 PM
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A solid push pole would work in the canals. Stealthy too. I'd have both if you can.

Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: JackMason] #13668816 08/15/20 03:55 PM
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Jack thank you-another very good idea. Will do!


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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13680804 08/26/20 12:43 PM
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Returned from Corpus yesterday, great trip. Caught a couple of limits of trout and 4 red fish with 1 bull red. Used live shrimp for bait.


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Originally Posted by waitinforabite
Returned from Corpus yesterday, great trip. Caught a couple of limits of trout and 4 red fish with 1 bull red. Used live shrimp for bait.



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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13681342 08/26/20 06:49 PM
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Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: waitinforabite] #13682041 08/27/20 03:06 AM
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Headed to Corpus tomorrow for another round of fishing, also going to try and gig some flounder.


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Trolling the canals at night is seriously underrated as a way to fill your ice chest.

Re: Night Fishing Corpus Canals [Re: smooth move] #13715271 09/29/20 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by smooth move
i'd be wary of anchoring in a canal. i assume you'll be fishing the lights in the canal. if you snag someone's light with your anchor there will be hell to pay. i'd go ahead and invest in a small trolling motor and battery.


how would you do this?

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Looks like a great trip! Thanks for sharing the pics cheers

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