Captain Joe Mendez


Corpus Christi, TX


2901 Newport
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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I fish from the boat and also offer wade fishing trips.When fishing from the boat I use the trolling motor or the poling platform for working structure. Drift fishing is another great way to fish the flats.Here we drift across the flats and cast to the sand pockets for trout and redfish. Wade fishing is usually done in 1 to 4 feet of water. In the winter months, December through March you will need to bring a pair of neoprene or breathable waders and flats boots. The rest of the year flats boots are all you will need to wade fish the flats.

The shallow clear waters of the Laguna Madre are great for catching trout and redfish. It's great to find yourself on Baffin Bay first thing in the morning. Imagine the sun coming up over the horizon as you cast your lure to the edge of a rock and watch a big trout come up and hit it.There are few things in fishing that compare to the excitement of hooking and fighting one of Baffin's big trout.It is truly an experience that you will remember for years to come.

I offer three types of fishing, lures, live bait and fly.Lures consist of soft plastic Bass Assassins, Mr. Twister Exude, Texas Trout Killers, Texas Redfish Killers, Kelley Wiggler and Bob Norton shrimp tails.The top water and slow sinking lures are the Mirror-lure Top Dog, Catch 5, Catch 2000, Super Spook, and the Corky.Live bait fishing is done with live shrimp, croaker and piggy perch.

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Weather for 3 Miles SSW Corpus Christi, Naval Air Station TX

  • Today
    Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
    High 66
    Patchy Fog then Cloudy
  • Tonight
    A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
    Low 62
    30% Chance Showers and Patchy Fog
  • Monday
    A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.
    High 74
    40% Chance Showers
  • Monday Night
    A slight chance of showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.
    Low 68
    50% Slight Chance Showers then Scattered Showers
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