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Galveston Bay Fishing Report

Fishing Update - Captain Bryan Brawner,, 409-256-1265

April 19, 2015

Most of Galveston East Bay and Trinity Bay are fresh and dirty now with all of the runoff we are having from the recent flooding storms. It will take a few days to resolve and flush out the fresh water. I will be on the water this week and update my report in a few days as conditions change. The bite has been tough even with live bait but we have managed to find some smaller specks and lots of sand trout. This next front Monday with some tide movement will help conditions improve.

April 13, 2015

The fishing is starting to turn on now in Galveston East Bay and I am ready for this stormy weather to get behind us! Lightning can hit you up to 30 miles away so be careful out there this week. I used up my 9 lives daring weather a long time ago and I don't leave the dock with thunderstorms approaching. Last week we caught specks and black drum drifting mid bay reefs using live shrimp under popping corks. The bite was good early as long as there was tide movement. There were also good catches reported by waders working shoreline areas early where there was bait activity. Now is the time when the fishing really gets better on East Bay reefs and I hope to get out some this week even though the forecast doesn't look promising. June and July dates are filling up so make your reservations now to get the times you need.

Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,

I set up a Facebook page this winter and plan to keep up to date postings on East Bay fishing conditions, bait availability, specials offered, etc. Click on the link above to follow the Crystal Beach Charters on Facebook.

With my on-the-water class/seminars, I am offering a new feature which includes real time text fishing updates for my clients. Call me for more detailed information and available dates. I have a limited number of class days which I offer and prices of classes are going up in the spring. Lock in your trip with a gift certificate at current prices. Some weekend dates are available for classes now. Winter is a great time to take a class to be ready for the spring action!

For that hard to shop for angler, a fishing gift certificate is a well deserved
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Before you book a trip with anyone, make sure that your guide is a full time professional guide and has a USCG captain's license and has commercial marine insurance to protect you and your family while on the water. While on your charter with me, you and your family are covered by Charter Lakes Marine Insurance.

I am a full time fishing guide on Galveston East Bay so I am available for charters 7 days a week. I offer half day, full day, evening, and offshore trips. I plan my charters around your preferences so I offer trips for all skill levels and needs of my clients. I offer hardware (artificial lures) only trips, for the experienced sport fishermen who prefer to use only artificial lures. Also, I offer charters using live bait or a combination so we can take advantage of what they are hitting best for the day we are out. Your success and fun is what taking a fishing charter is about. 409-256-1265,

 Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,

For exact fishing locations and techniques, I am conducting one-on-one classes of the Galveston East Bay System. We will spend a half-day trip exploring that bay and the techniques and timing of fishing there. Bring your hand-held GPS and a map and note pad and I will further your knowledge of the bay and patterns for fishing in all of the seasons of the year. These classes include everything from locations to tackle and lure selection; thus have a lot of content. So, I limit them to 2 persons max at a time. Call 409-256-1265 for more information. Classes start at 500.00 and are conducted in my boat on the water at the actual locations. We cover a lot of area and burn a lot of gas.

Call 409-256-1265 for availability of trips and to reserve your fishing adventure. Check my website for prices and more information. You can also e-mail me for updated fishing conditions and trip availability.

Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,
Captain Bryan Brawner 409-256-1265,

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