Capt. Charlie Paradoski's
Matagorda Bay Fishing Report

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Click here for the Fishing Reports for last year...2018

May 23 -- Not as good as yesterday but still got a mess despite more wind, more boats & shark problems.


May 22 -- Great morning on trout to 25 inches, few red fish despite strong wind and heavy crowds.


May 5 - Good day wading west Matagorda, all fish caught on topwaters.


April 17 - Good day drifting East Matagorda today and good day wading west yesterday.

April 9 -- Good prefrontal bite again today. Fish have been feeding heavy for 3 days both drifting and wading.


April 8 - Good box today drifting east Matagorda bay,
did the same yesterday also....


March 28 -- Another good bite this morning wading west Matagorda bay on both topwaters and Bass Assassins


March 25 -- Solid topwater bite this morning for
about 1 1/2 hrs this morning.

March 24 -- Good day again today wading west Matagorda bay. Caught fish on floating mirror lures & "Slamming Chicken" Bass Assassins.

March 22 -- Great bite again today, this 8 yr old had a good time.

March 19 - A mess of fish for these spring breakers.
They had a good time...!


March 3 -- Caught some wading and some drifting, may have been as good as a bite as the past 4 days.


March 2 -- Drifting east Matagorda bay on bass assassins.


March 1 -- Great evening wade for this group
throwing "Bass Assassins".... Had trout up to 26".


Feb 29 -- Easy limits of trout and some large gulf trout
for these boys from Austin. Boats everywhere!


Feb 24 -- Kept some good eaters and
released some good one's today.


Feb 18 -- Kept some eaters today & released trout up to 28”. All fish caught on Bass Assassins.


Feb 17 --- Great morning drifting East Matagorda bay with bass assassins. Best color used was "Fire Tiger".


Feb 3 -- Great day today both drifting and wading, released a 28" trout and several 25's.


Jan 31 -- Good bite despite stiff north wind. All fish caught on Bass Assassins.


Jan 23... Great morning bite, wind west at 10 to 12mph and a slow rising barometer.

Jan 16 --- Great day for this group catching trout to 27 inches and 17 big gulf trout. Wind east, north east at 12 to 14mph. All fish caught on Bass Assassins.


Jan 9 --- Not only did the trout and redfish eat today but the gulf trout and large sand trout did too. Wind south east 12 to 14 mph, all fish caught on Bass Assassins.


Jan 5 -- Both redfish and trout wore us out today! @CaptCharlieP


Jan 04 -- Today's catch out of east Matagorda Bay. @CaptCharlieP


Dec 23 -- Great day on the water for this group today! @CaptCharlieP


Dec 19 -- 12/9/2019 Ran this group with Capt. Kenny Huff out of Salt Grass lodge.


Dec 14 - Great day on the bay for the Koerenicks from East Bernard.


Dec 13 - Good day for this group, redfish were a nuisance...



Nov 29 -- Good day on the bay for these 14 year olds & their Grandapa. All fish caught on Bass Assassins...

Nov 26 -- Today’s catch with approaching front...

Nov 25 -- Today's catch with the Roland Altinger's party.

Nov 18 -- Good day today, released 2 over 27"....


Nov 16 -- Good day for these two today, limits of reds, flounder & Trout.

Nov 9 -- These boys had never caught a trout or red fish before today!


Nov 6 -- Today’s catch, released some good ones.



Nov 2 -- Good trout bite this morning.


Oct 27 -- Good morning for this family from San Antonio.


Oct 24 - Pre frontal catch today, they had a good time...!

Oct 23 - Good day on the bay today, released a 27 & 28 inch Trout.


Oct 17 - Good day wading on top waters and plastics.


Oct 15 -- Good day on the bay, front on its way.



Oct 6 -- Caught and released fish all morning! Topwaters and Bass Assassins worked the best.


Oct 2 -- Good topwater bite today!


Oct 1 -- Ran this party with Captain Kenny Huff out of Salt Grass Lodge.

Sept 25 -- Another good day today drifting
East Matagorda bay with artificial's.


Sept 24 -- Today's catch drifting East Matagorda Bay.


Sept 16 -- Good morning bites on topwaters dodging weather.

Aug 22-- Another great day with this group wading west Matagorda bay. Most on Bass Assassins but a few on top.

Aug 21 - Great day wading west Matagorda on both Trout Redfish. Caught on both topwaters and Bass Assassins.

Aug 20 - Today's catch wading west Matagorda, fish caught on both topwaters and Bass Assassin.


Aug 12 --- Good morning wading west...!


Aug 8 ---- Today's catch despite SW winds.


Aug 01 - Great topwater bite today in west Matagorda bay.

7/31/2019 Good morning wading west Matagorda despite
west wind and unsettling weather.


7/30/2019.... Today’s catch wading west Matagorda bay. All fish caught on Bass Assassins and topwaters. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.


Fishing Report 6/26/2019

Good mess of trout despite high pressure and no tidal movement. All fish caught on plastic.

Fishing Report 6/19/2019

Today's catch wading west Matagorda Bayon on top-waters and Bass Assassins with SW winds at 12mph.



Fishing Report 6/9/2019

Fished this corporate group today, Beck & Masten GMC.
Everyone caught fish and had a good time.


Fishing Report 6/11/2019

Good day in a rough surf.


Fishing Report 6/8/2019

Magma flow corporate group with quick easy limits of trout.


Fishing Report 6/4/2019

Today's catch wading west Matagorda shallow grass beds with eles.


Fishing Report 6/3/2019

Today's catch wading west, 2 to 3 lbs caught on Bass Assassins.

Fishing Report 5/30/2019

Quick easy limits of trout to 26" wading west with "Pink Ghost" Bass Assassins.

Fishing Report 5/25/2019

Took these men from Fort Hood, had a good time catching limits on trout today.



Fishing Report 5/24/2019

Easy limits for everyone despite strong winds.


Fishing Report 5/18/2019

Limits of trout and reds by 9 am, released a 28 and a 29 1/2 trout.


Fishing Report 5/16/2019

Ron Blumrick with his limit of 3 & 4 lb trout that he caught on "Pink Skitterwalkers"





Fishing Report 5/13/2019

Today's catch with east northeast wind at 15 mph. Found them around 10:15 and did not take long to get them.

Fishing Report 5/12/2019

Today's catch, ran this 2 boat party with Capt. Ken Marshall. Wind North 15 to 18 mph.


Fishing Report 4/26/2019

Today's catch wading on topwaters, corkies, mirror lures & plastics.


4/15/2019.... Today’s catch wading west Matagorda despite low tides. All fish caught on Bass Assassins.


Fishing Report 3/29/2019

One trout on topwaters wading, the rest drifting. Mid day bite.


Fishing Report 3/27/2019

Today’s catch despite strong east wind and high pressure, limits of reds saved the day.



Fishing Report 2/17/2019

Good day drifting East Matagorda bay despite not so good conditions.

Fishing Report 2/15/2019

1st wade on today's catch.



Fishing Report 2/6/2019

Today's catch, caught and released at least 60 more.


Feb 4 -- Kept these today to eat and turned the better fish loose.


Feb 2 --- These boys caught lots of fish today wading East Matagorda bay on soft lines and mirrolures. Kept some eaters and turned some good ones loose.

Fishing Report 1/24/2018

Only a few good trout today due to high pressure but wore out the redfish.

Fishing Report 1/22/2018

These customers from "Lovelady" caught limits of trout and released some good ones. Wind south, southeast at 12 to 15 mph. All fish caught on "Bass Assassins".

Fishing Report 1/21/2018

Carlos Lesperance with limits of trout and red fish, all caught today.

Fishing Report 1/18/2018

Today's catch, fish fed all morning with the approaching cold front. All fish caught on Bass Assasins, "pumkin seed" seemed to be the best color.

Fishing Report 1/17/2018

Today's catch, only a couple of reds today and a lot of smaller trout and red fish.

Fishing Report 1/08/2019

Today's catch drifting east Matagorda bay despite dead calm conditions.



Fishing Report 1/07/2019

Caught these eaters drifting east Matagorda bay early then waded and caught and released trout from 24 to 28 inches on "Corkys" & "Bass Assassins". Typical for January fishing under the right conditions.



Fishing Report 1/6/2019

Kept some to eat, turned some loose. Beautiful day on the beach.







For Your Next Matagorda Bay Fishing Trip,
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Capt. Charlie Paradoski
1223 Green Knoll Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Call 713-725-2401 or 281-343-0221


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