Gulf Coast Fisherman Magazine VOL 41, No. 1 | Page 5

Editor’s Notes s the calendar is flipped to a new year, for one reason or another, including weather, many of our fellow fishermen hang up their rods and reels and await the Spring. Those that continue to fish may not do so at the same pace as in recent months, but fish they do and for good reason. The upcoming quarter, while often referred to as Winter, is really more of a combination of Fall and Spring on the Gulf Coast with surely some cold and nasty days mixed in, but overall very fishable and pleasant much of the time. Another favorable aspect of this quarter is that the fish are under less pressure by anglers and more predictable as their movement and feeding habits are in synch with the weather. February/ March is also known for catches of “monster” trout stalked by anglers with the stealth of a deer hunter. Some of the major considerations necessary to take up this sport can be found in this issue’s article by South Texas guide Danno Wise, “Winter Wading Tips for Monster Trout.” A (Continued on page 33.) Order Your 2017 Advance Planning Wall Calendar Today! Order form located on the inside back cover of this issue of Gulf Coast Fisherman. Texas Coastal Property For Sale MLS 11333 MLS 11332 MLS 11576 Shaded Area 262 Dolphin Drive, Port Alto Dolphin Drive, Port Alto Beautiful waterfront 3/2 home in Port Alto on the Texas Gulf Coast. Lots of windows and massive deck overlook bulkheaded canal that leads to Carancahua Bay. Water and sewer through Sunilandings Utilities. Texas Gulf Coast bulkheaded lot (62’ X 113’) on canal in Port Alto. Water and sewer through Sunilandings Utilities. Adjacent to MLS 11332 Debbie Davis (361) 746-0170 “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely...” Proverbs 10:9 Serving Your Real Estate Needs Debra S. Davis, GRI 361-552-0170 [email protected] Redfish Way, Port Lavaca Build your dream home in the exclusive, waterfront community of Bay Point on the South Texas Gulf Coast. This 1.79 acre, water-view lot is just rural enough for that country feel while only minutes from the amenities of town. Underground utilities to lot, water through GBRA, approved septic system is required. JANUARY • FEBRUARY • MARCH 2 0 1 7 5