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Great weather, but no reds :( #13818528 12/24/20 08:12 PM
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Hello all,
I went to Matagorda one more time as a last trip for 2020, but I didn't catch anything by withings. There were two factors for not catching any reds, blackdrums or sheepsheads.
I had a friend of mine that joined me, but he drove his Toyota Camry, so we were limited to fish the entrance area. The second thing is that there was no incoming tide until late evening, but I had to come back to Austin. So, didn't camp out. The whole day was a slow low tide. I casted pretty far and nothing but withings anywhere I casted. I had like 30+ withings. Kept some, used some for bait (nothing hit them), and threw some back in the water.

Still, a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work lol, but hopefully 2021 will be better, but just wanted to share this.

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Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13818556 12/24/20 08:31 PM
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Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13819579 12/25/20 06:43 PM
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Thanks for the report. Coast is great this time of year if you can catch the right weather. Sounds like you did.

Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13819794 12/26/20 12:19 AM
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was that pic of the surf with a north wind?

Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13820678 12/27/20 01:05 AM
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A bad day makes the good days so much better! At least you had a nice trip! thumb


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Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13820885 12/27/20 01:18 PM
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At least you got some fish for the table. Whiting is mighty fine. food

Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: Curt0407] #13825400 12/31/20 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Curt0407
At least you got some fish for the table. Whiting is mighty fine. food


It was a calm ENE wind


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Re: Great weather, but no reds :( [Re: FishermanATX] #13825402 12/31/20 12:47 AM
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Thank you all! Yah, totally had a blast still. You can can't catch them all the time grin


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