Cotton Bayou in Matagorda Bay
GPS Coordinates N 2830.45' W 9612.381'
 

The grassy flats around Cottons Bayou can be good for trout and redfish in the spring, summer and fall. Best time for trout is in the spring and best time for redfish is in the fall.

This area is good for wade fishing. Wade fishing can be very rewarding but can also can be dangerous for the inexperienced angler. Watch out for holes, drop-offs, soft bottoms, oyster shells and stingrays.

A history of fishing reports for Cotton's Bayou. Maybe you can find a seasonal pattern or a bait or technique that has worked in the past.

Jul-23-08 Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline grass beds around Cotton's and Green's bayous on Bass Assassins, Sand Eel Jrs.
Dec-05-07 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's on fire tiger and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
Nov-28-07 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayous on fire tiger and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
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.
Sep-19-07 Trout and redfish are fair to good on morning glory Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels around Green's and Cotton's.
Aug-08-07 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the knee-deep water around Green's , Cotton's and the Cullen House.
Jul-04-07 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the knee-deep water around Green's , Cotton's and the Cullen House.
Apr-04-07 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp and Sand Eels.
Jan-03-07 Redfish are fair to good at Green's and Cotton's on gold spoons.
Nov-30-06 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayous on fire tiger, black and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
May-03-06 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's Bayou to Pass Cavallo on topwaters, red shad, glow and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Norton Sand Eel Jrs, Hogies and Red Killers.
Mar-29-06 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds on pepper/chartreuse and black Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp and Sand Eels.
Nov-30-05 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayous on fire tiger, black and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
Sep-21-05 Trout and redfish are fair to good on black Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels around Green's and Cotton's.
Aug-03-05 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the skinny water around Green's and Cotton's.
Jul-27-05 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the skinny water around Green's and Cotton's.
Jul-06-05 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the skinny water around Green's and Cotton's.
May-18-05 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's the Middle Grounds on topwaters, red shad and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels.
May-04-05 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's the Middle Grounds on topwaters, red shad and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels.
Mar-29-05 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds to Green's on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp, Eel Diablos and Sand Eels.
Dec-01-04 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayous on fire tiger, black and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
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-27-04 Trout and redfish are good on the south shoreline around Green's and Cotton's on topwaters and black plastics.
Jun-30-04 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the knee-deepwater around Green's , Cotton's and the Cullen House.
Mar-31-04 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp and Sand Eels.
Dec-03-03 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayous , respectively, on fire tiger, black and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
Nov-12-03 Trout are fair at Green's and Cotton's on black, glow and red shad Trout Killers, Bass Assassins, Hogie's and Norton's, when the windallows.
Oct-29-03 Trout and redfish are good on the south shoreline around Green's and Cotton's on topwaters. Trout and redfish are good in the Colorado River at night under the lights on glow/chartreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, grubs and DOA Shrimp.
Jul-02-03 Redfish are fair on topwaters in the knee-deepwater around Green's , Cotton's and the Cullen House.
May-21-03 Trout and redfish are fair to good on topwaters and red shad, plum, black/chartreuse and pepper/chartreuse Norton Sand Eels, Trout Killers and Bass Assassins from Cotton's Bayou to the Cedars.
May-07-03 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's the Middle Ground s and all the way to Pass Cavallo on topwaters, red shad and pumpkinseed/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Norton Sand Eels.
Apr-02-03 Trout and redfish are fair to good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp and Sand Eels.
Jul-10-02 Trout are fair to good at Cotton's Bayou on pepper/chartreuse Norton Sand Eels, Bass Assassins and croaker.
Feb-20-02 Redfish are fair to good in the guts and channels at Green's and Cotton's Bayous on gold spoons, limetreuse and glow Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Hogie's.
Dec-05-01 Trout and redfish are fair around Green's and Cotton's Bayou s, respectively, on fire tiger and limetreuse Trout Killers, Bass Assassins and Sand Eels.
Nov-07-01 Trout are fair to good at Green's and Cotton's on black, glow and red shad Trout Killers, Bass Assassins, Hogie's and Norton's.
Oct-31-01 Trout and redfish are good on the south shoreline around Green's and Cotton's on topwaters. Trout and redfish are good in the Colorado River at night under the lights on glow/chartreuse and pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, grubs and DOA Shrimp.
May-09-01 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's to the lump near the Middle Grounds and all the way to Pass Cavallo on Top Dogs, Super Spooks and Ghosts.
May-02-01 Trout are fair along the south shoreline of West Bay from Cotton's to the lump near the Middle Ground and all the way to Pass Cavallo on Top Dogs, Super Spooks and Ghosts.
Apr-04-01 Trout and redfish are good on the south shoreline from Cotton's to the Middle Grounds on pepper/chartreuse Bass Assassins, Trout Killers, DOA Shrimp, Eel Diablos and Sand Eels.
Feb-21-01 Redfish are good at Green's and Cotton's Bayous on gold spoons, Bass Assassins, Sand Eels and Hogie's.

 
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