Fishing area bays in fresh water conditions

The game plan was set firmly in my mind. There were a lot of new speckled trout in the lower regions of Sabine Lake. The tide had recovered on Sunday from the low levels caused by the brutal northwest wind last Wednesday. My catch rate had steadily increased every day until Sundays catch of forty specks two flounder and one red fish.


There were multiple patterns developing on Sunday and even in the thirty-fiveknot gusting wind we could catch at least a few trout most everywhere we stopped the boat. Just as we decided to call the trip and go to the landing we noticed a swirl of terns and seagulls circling out in the waves. We idled over and worked in with the wind and caught fourteen trout as fast as we could cast our lures. Wednesday’s forecast was for five to ten knot east going to southeast winds. Perfect! So, with great expectations we launched my Pathfinder at the Causeway ramp on the Louisiana side of Sabine Lake and set off with visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads. My two guests were really accomplished anglers with a lot of bass tournaments under their belts. It was going to be an “ice cream”



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