Friends of Padre Beach Report 4/3/2016

By Tyler Thorsen

Friends of Padre Beach Report 4/3/2016 Via FOP Secretary, Cody Moravits Winds: NW @ 10mph switching to WSW @ 5mph Waves: 2-3 ft Water: Brown south of the 30 mile marker, green and clear between the 20mm & 30mm, sandy north of the 20mm. The water south of the 30mm slowly started clearing throughout the day as the tide rose in the afternoon. Weed: Good amount of dead weed still in the guts the length of the beach FOP1 Driving: Excellent on low tide. 4×4 in a handful of places. FOP4 A few anglers gave reports of sheepshead, black drum, redfish, whiting, a few pompano, spanish macks, and 1 jack crevalle, all caught in the areas of cleaner water. Mullet were present but spotty in the wade gut. FOP2 Birds Observed: Sanderling Ruddy Turnstone Black-bellied Plover Royal Tern Caspian Tern Sandwich Tern Willet Tree Swallow Laughing Gull Herring Gull Brown Pelican Cattle Egret Cormorant Least Grebe Northern Harrier Caracara Red-Tailed Hawk Great Blue Heron


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