High Tides & High Fives
Posted By Kris/ In Castaway Lodge Fishing / Tuesday, May 3, 2016

High Tides & High Fives

Castaway Lodge Seadrift Report
By Capt. Kris Kelley

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The elevated tide theme we've been experiencing for weeks now has taken that meaning to a whole new level as Capt. James Cunningham reported earlier today.  We discussed the back marsh of Matagorda Island which typically requires negoitiating numerous turns, shallows, and bayou trails to get from Point A to Point B.  He mentioned that yesterday he was able to travel in a straight line over routes between major back lakes only dodging Mangroves along the way!  That's a lot of water we're talking about and we'd characterize that as tidal flooding.  That's taking the fish to seldom frequented locations in what used to be "ultra shallow" and unfishable locations as they effort to get shallower and shallower.  Even crazier, we've been running into a few Trout pushing 23" in the back reaches as well mixing with Redfish and Black Drum.  

We hit a rough day coming off the tail end of the full moon with guests from MN Auto Group but by and large fishing has just been awesome.  Capt. Chris Cady lit up the Black Drum in these blown up tides to find sparse Redfish action.  Capt. James Cunningham is ready to make the turn into Trout shortly with Redfish and Black Drum staying close at hand until the turn looks good.  Capt. Donnie Heath mixed it up with guests of Superior Stone over the weekend and it was a pleasure welcoming the new guests to the lodge.  Come see us!


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