Except when there’s a hurricane blowing in, there’s not a bad time for a fishing trip to the coast, and now that school has started and football and hunting seasons are ramping up, there’s not as much competition for good saltwater fishing spots.
Former Centex broadcaster Tyler Thorsen, who now makes his home in Corpus, says the fishing is good both day and night along his stretch of the coastline. Thorsen says to look for mullet in the surf, catch some in a throw net, and either use them as cut bait or live for redfish, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, and trout. “There are lots of dusky anchovies and skipjacks feeding under them,” he said. “You can use spoons to catch them, too.” He recommends a 50-pound mono leader.
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