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Port O'Connor Offshore Fishing Guide

Welcome to Captain Bill Cannan Port O’Connor Fishing Guide. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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Galveston Offshore Fishing Report

Port O'Connor Tarpon Fishing Guide

Offshore fishing out of Galveston is a chance at some world class angling.  Kingfish, dorado, ling, red snapper, shark, and triple tail are our most common catches.  Fishing rigs, wrecks, bottom rocks, and weedlines are four ways we consistently make big catches. Limits of kingfish, good numbers of dorado, ling to 80 pounds, and excellent red snapper were the norm in the season of ’99.  We start running offshore in July and continue until the end of August.  The approximate two month window allows for top notch offshore fishing within 60 miles of shore.

Port O'Connor Offshore Fishing GuideAlso winter time red snapper trips can be another chance at offshore angling.  November and December are the months for this and these trips depending on the red snapper limits that are often changing.

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Port O’Connor Saltwater Fishing Reports

Port O'Connor Texas Saltwater Fishing Guide

In these saltwater fishing reports you will find information about locations, top lures, and trip results from my latest fishing trips.

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Galveston Bay Saltwater Fishing Trip

Port O'Connor Texas Saltwater Fishing Guide

I wrote this article shortly after a saltwater fishing trip to “The Barge” in May of 1995Last  month I had the opportunity to go saltwater fishing with a couple friends, Brian and Darren Broaddus.  Their family and another family own a floating house barge down in the Christmas Bay area.  Christmas Bay is located at the far west end of West Bay and is within sight of the San Luis Pass toll bridge.  The three of us had planned a five day trip to the “barge” to begin on May 29th .  Planning, preparation, and anxiety always accompany this type of fishing trip when I get the chance to make one.   We arrived at Bastrop Marina at around noon on Monday.  The boat loaded with our fishing gear, food, and clothes for the week...

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Saltwater Fishing Articles by Captain Bill Cannan

Saltwater Fishing Articles by Captain Bill Cannan

Throughout my career I have written articles for various magazines and publications.  These are a few taken from the Texas SportsGuide in which I have been in association with for nearly ten years.  All of my articles are based on knowledge that I gained through experience and some of my articles are based on the experience itself.

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