Four anglers participated in this event - to stalk the elusive Prison Permit, aka Sheepshead, in East Matagorda Bay. The two boats left the Matagorda Harbor Marina a bit after 8am and motored up the intercostal waterway to the cut that led into E Matagorda Bay. From there the boats went to the barrier island … Continue reading Report: Prison Permit Roundup, 2023
East Matagorda Bay
Scouting out East Matty, 2018-02-18
In preparation for next weeks' outing : Prison Permit Invitational, 2018 3 of us loaded into Mike Q's boat and made the run from Matagorda Harbor to the south shoreline, around Cleveland Bayou.
We saw 9 sheephead, and a few small schools of 6" mullet. The sheephead were staging near the the scarce shell in the shallows, and along the underwater weedlines. I was only able to get a cast off to one of them. The rest spooked, and ran.