CHANNEL BASS: TEXAS: Redfish have moved into mouths of rivers and channels all along the coast; Arroyo Colorado in Rio Grande valley held big redfish last week, and mouths of Carancahua and Tres Palacios rivers produced good catches. Port O'Connor fishermen found reds along Brown Cedar Cut, the Colorado River and Intracoastal Canal, while flats of Laguna Madre were yielding scattered bulls, and OF/G.
FLORIDA: Big reds (to 22 pounds) were still loitering around Venice Inlet last week, with some taking bait fished off open beach below jetties. Old-timers say redfish are due soon in St. Marks, Aucilla, Apalachicola and Ochlockonee rivers.
NORTH CAROLINA: Mrs. O. B. Cunningham of Haddonfield, N.J. landed 49-pound bass from surf near Hatteras last Sunday as season moves toward November peak; OVG.
LOUISIANA: FG and OG for Fort Livingston Pass and other passes near Grand Isle and Venice.
SOUTH CAROLINA: Exceptional run reported at Georgetown jetties. Charter boats bringing in large catches of fish to 40 pounds.