Fall Fishing In Texas




Amberjack, Founder, Kingfish, Redfish, Tuna,


Speckled Seatrout, Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Flounder


Amberjack, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Redfish, Sailfish, Shark ( Blacktip, Hammerhead, Tiger), Snapper Mangrove, Tuna 

Fall in Texas 

If you like freshwater or saltwater fishing, make time to visit this area, which offers some of the most ideal fishing of the year in autumn.

Fall in Texas actually has a wonderful fall season, with cool weather and beautiful colors,. It is the choice of inshore anglers as fishing tends to peak in October and November and conditions are very pleasant to be outdoors.  

The annual Croaker and Flounder migrations of November, fishing along the coast emerges with good catches of Trout reds and Flounder, add to the reasons for anglers choosing fall as the best time to fish.

So don’t miss outstanding Texas fall fishing action in the saltwater, freshwater.

Best time to fishing 

 “Go west, young man, go West”. That’s a good advice for bass anglers in Texas. In fact, the bass fishing action in West Texas promises to be some of the best you’re likely to see in your lifetime.

Bass need shallow water to spawn in, and baby Bass need vegetation to hide in until they have a chance to grow up. When lakes are low for a long period of time, lots of weeds and brush grow up in the dry lake bottom, and when the water comes back up, it’s a new lake. Especially in warm South and West Texas where warm temperatures allow fish to feed and grow. 

No doubt about it, Largemouth Bass, striped and hydrid Striped Bass will provide plenty of fall freshwater action because weather is better, fish are more abundant, fish are more accessible. And also no doubt about our site, here offers excenllent striped bass fishing shirt for you. 

Saltwater is at its peak during fall. Most anglers will be keying on red drum, known as Redfish in Texas. As the weather cools, Redfish begin schooling up in the bays, preparing to migrate into the beachfront waters of the Gulf of Mexico for their annual spawn. The most popular areas for fall flats fishing are Port O’connor, Rockport on the mid – coast and Port Mansfiedld, Port Isabel, and South Padre Island along the lower Texas coast.

When you fish in State water ( within 9 nautical miles of shore), you will find red napper, king mackerel, greater amberijack, Cobiba, shark species, and more.


Where to fish

All of Texas’s top bass lakes will have numbers of large fish as bass begin to move shallower during the fall.  Some of the top places to fish during the fall season are:

Lake Fork: To catch a true trophy largemouth, many anglers from around the U.S come this lake.

Falcon Lake: Numerous quality Largemouth bass are located in the lake. It is an attractive place for anglers from across the country.

Choke Canyon Reservoir:  Quality giant black bass and several other types of fish are consistently found in this South Texas reservoir.

September brings a key ingredient for the Redfish spawn – bull tides. Bull tides are a key ingredient for Redfish spawn  Two – foot high tides combined with a common September weather pattern – high east winds are key ingredients for a successful Redfish spawn.

Galveston: Surrounded by water, especially Galveston Island is full of Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder in the fall. It is a great place to start your fall fishing trip. 

Rollover Pass: Fishing for Specks is excellent here. And Flounder bite is also on fire. This 200 foot – wide strati is a perfect ambush spot, if you’re fishing these waters in late fall, it can get really crowded. It is here that you will find Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Sharks, Black drum… and other critters. 

Lower Laguna Madre: in the fall, the water have plenty of Snook, Speckled trout and Redfish. 

Sabine Lake: One of the nice angling options in Texas can be found on Sabine Lake. This is when the jetties are giving up good catches of Redfish and Trout. September marks the beginning of the fall Flounder run. By October it’s going strong and will even run into November. Some of the best Flounder spot right.

Between San Luis Pass and Freeport: This is a good place to fish as we get mild September cool fronts through. The north wind will set up a trout green tide to the beach. Once again, find the bait and you will find Trout. 

East and West Matagorda Bays: There are two ways to successfully fish East Bay. One is to wade, the other is to drift. During September, Trout will be feeding on shrimp, shad and mullet and drift fishing is a good way to find them. 

South Padre Island: Come fall, these waters get swarmed by Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder. 

Things to know

With fall being the shoulder season with a nice climate, you will see more people due they are tourists. 

Freshwater and saltwater bags and limits are updated annually and important to keep in mind. To fish in coastal waters, a saltwater endorsement is needed, a freshwater endorsement is mandatory for inland waters. Texas Parks and Wildlife only allow to retain two Flounders per day during November but this is a great time of year to catch a true trophy. You need to make sure you have a license.