Carancahua Bay - Heaven for Recreational Fisherman

Carancahua Bay - Heaven for Recreational Fisherman

Carancahua Bay vs Matagorda Bay

Carancahua Bay is a northern extension of Matagorda Bay. It is oriented from the southeast to the northwest but meanders as it reaches the north to the confluence with Carancahua Creek. 

Wildlife in Carancahua Bay

The bay serves as a nursery for shrimp and as an ecosystem for diverse species of birds and fish. It is a habitat for shellfish including oysters. Finfish such as redfish and black drum are commonly caught from the bay by recreational fisherman. Birds common to the bay include the wood ibis, roseate spoonbill, snowy egret, great-tailed grackle, Louisiana heron, willet black-necked stilt, crested caracara and the black vulture. 

Carancahua Bay Fishing

Fishing the Carancahua Bay during this time of year is the perfect time to catch monster drum and redfish. Can you be the next Ernest Hemingway? Or shall we leave the fishing to the dolphins? 

Book your stay with Port Lavaca/Matagorda Bay KOA Holiday, today. 

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