Shell Island Reef in Matagorda Bay
GPS Coordinates N 2837.533' W 9603.515'
 

The area around Shell Island Reef can be good for trout and redfish from late spring to early fall. Concentrate on the cuts through the reef.

A history of fishing reports for Shell Island. Maybe you can find a seasonal pattern or a bait or technique that has worked in the past.

Nov-05-08 Trout are fair to good while drifting near Shell Island on live shrimp and Gulps.
May-14-08 Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a poppingcork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Apr-02-08 Redfish and black drum are fair to good in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island on shrimp under a popping cork in the evening.
Nov-21-07 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-14-07 Trout are fair to good at Green's, Shell Island and Cotton's on black, glow and red shad Trout Killers, Bass Assassins, Sand Eels andHogies.
Nov-07-07 Trout are fair to good at Green's, Shell Island and Cotton's on black, glow and red shad Trout Killers, Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Hogies.
Oct-10-07 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin Island and Shell Islands on live bait.
Jun-13-07 Redfish are good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins over scattered shell shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
May-30-07 Trout, redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork at Shell Island.
May-23-07 Trout, redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork at Shell Island.
May-16-07 Trout, redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island.
May-09-07 Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a poppingcork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Dec-20-06 Trout are fair to good while drifting near Shell Island on plastics and live shrimp.
Dec-06-06 Trout are fair to good while drifting near Shell Island on plastics and live shrimp.
Nov-22-06 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-15-06 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-08-06 Redfish are fair to good on live bait in Oyster Lake and near Shell Island.
Oct-25-06 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait and Super Spook Jr's. Trout are fair to good at night in the Colorado River on glow/chartreuse plastics. Recent rains may hurt fishing in the river.
Oct-18-06 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait and Super Spook Jr's. Trout are fair to good at night in the Colorado River on glow/chartreuse plastics. Recent rains may hurt fishing in the river.
Oct-11-06 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait, red shad plastics and topwaters.
Sep-27-06 Redfish and black drum are fair to good on shrimp and mullet in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island.
Sep-20-06 Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and the north shoreline of West Bay around Shell Island.
Aug-23-06 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jul-26-06 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jul-12-06 Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on red shad, morning glory and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eel Jrs Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jun-28-06 Redfish are fair to good in Oyster Lake and on Shell Island on live shrimp.
May-17-06 Trout, redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island.
May-10-06 Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a popping cork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Feb-22-06 Redfish and black drum are fair to good at Shell Island on live shrimp.
Nov-23-05 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-16-05 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Oct-19-05 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait and Super Spook Jr's. Trout are good at night in the Colorado River on glow/chartreuse plastics.
Oct-12-05 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait, red shad plastics, Top Dogs and Super Spook Jr's.
Sep-21-05 Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and the north shoreline of West Bay around Shell Island.
Jun-29-05 Redfish are fair to good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse plastics and gold spoons over sand bars on the shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are fair to good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
Jun-15-05 Redfish are fair to good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse plastics and gold spoons over sand bars on the shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are fair to good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
Jun-08-05 Redfish are good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins over scattered shell shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
May-11-05 Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a poppingcork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Nov-24-04 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-17-04 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-10-04 Trout are fair to good at Green's, Shell Island and Cotton's on black, glow and red shad Trout Killers, Bass Assassins, Sand Eels andHogies.
Oct-13-04 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait, red shad plastics and topwaters.
Sep-29-04 Redfish and black drum are fair to good on shrimp and mullet in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island.
Sep-22-04 Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and the north shoreline of West Bay around Shell Island.
Sep-01-04 Redfish are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
Jun-23-04 Redfish and black drum are fair to good on live shrimp at Shell Island and in the northeast pocket.
Jun-16-04 Redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp at Shell Island and in the southeast pocket.
Jun-09-04 Redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp at Shell Island and in the southeast pocket.
Feb-25-04 Redfish and black drum are fair to good at Shell Island on live shrimp.
Dec-10-03 Trout are fair to good while drifting near Shell Island on plastics and live shrimp.
Nov-26-03 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-19-03 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Oct-15-03 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin Island and Shell Islands on live bait, red shad plastics and She Dogs.
Oct-08-03 Redfish are good on live bait at Shell Island and Oyster Lake.
Sep-24-03 Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and the north shoreline of West Bay around Shell Island.
Aug-20-03 Trout and redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a popping cork at Shell Island and Twin Island.
Aug-06-03 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jul-30-03 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jul-09-03 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jun-18-03 Redfish and black drum are good at Shell Island and Oyster Lake on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Jun-11-03 Redfish are good on limetreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins over scattered shell shorelines. Trout, black drum and redfish are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
May-14-03 Redfish are fair to good on live shrimp under a popping cork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Dec-04-02 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-27-02 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-20-02 Trout are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on shrimp and glow plastics.
Nov-06-02 Redfish are fair to good on live bait in Oyster Lake , Crab Lake and Shell Island on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Oct-16-02 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Island s on live bait, red shad plastics and She Dogs.
Sep-25-02 Redfish and black drum are fair to good on shrimp and mullet in Oyster Lake and at Shell Island.
Sep-04-02 Redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork at Shell Island and Mad Island.
May-22-02 Trout, redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp under a popping cork at Shell Island.
May-15-02 Redfish, black drum and sheepshead are good on live shrimp under a popping cork around Shell Island and in Oyster Lake.
Apr-03-02 Redfish and black drum are fair to good in Oyster Lake and at ShellIsland onshrimp under a popping cork.
Feb-27-02 Redfish and black drum are fair to good at Shell Island on live shrimp.
Oct-17-01 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the north shoreline around Twin and Shell Islands on live bait, red shad plastics, Top Dogs and Super Spook Jr's.
Sep-19-01 Redfish are good on topwaters and live shrimp in Oyster Lake and the north shoreline of West Bay around Shell Island.
Jun-13-01 Redfish and black drum are good on live shrimp at Shell Island.
May-16-01 Trout and redfish are good on live shrimp under a popping cork around Shell Island.
May-09-01 Black/chartreuse, pumpkinseed/chartreuse and glow Bass Assassins, Hogie's, Trout Killers and Norton Sand Eels are good soft plastic choices. Redfish are fair in Oyster Lake and around Shell Island on live shrimp under a popping cork.
May-02-01 Black/chartreuse, pumpkinseed/chartreuse and glow Bass Assassins, Hogie's, Trout Killers and Norton Sand Eels are good soft plastic choices. Redfish are fair in Oyster Lake and around Shell Island on live shrimp under a popping cork.

 
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