Catching Redfish in Galveston

Catching Redfish in Galveston

Redfish, also known as red drum, are popular game fish found in Galveston’s extensive network of bays, marshes, and estuaries. They are known for their bronze-colored backs, distinctive spot patterns, and hard fighting nature.

Here’s some information about redfish in Galveston:

  • Habitat:¬†Redfish are highly adaptable fish and can be found almost anywhere in Galveston’s waters. They prefer shallow bays, bayous, and estuaries up to 4 feet deep with muddy or grassy seafloors. They can also be found around jetties.
  • Fishing Season:¬†Redfish can be caught year-round in Galveston, but the most productive time for fishing is between late summer and fall, particularly September.


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