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Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament – Lake Bastrop

Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament Series Stop #3 was held at Lake Bastrop this past Saturday, March 9th.  I believe 36 anglers braved the tough conditions, 3 in the fly division and 33 in the conventional division.  The day dawned cloudy, and winds in the 15 -25 mph. range.  Not promising, but “what the heck,

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Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament

Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament Series  stop #2 was held this past Saturday, Feb. 16.  The destination was “Lady Bird Lake”, aka “Town Lake”.  A cold front had blown through the night before, which added to the challenge.  I was fishing the “fly” division, so I knew I had my work cut out for me

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Winter Bass Fly Fishing in Austin

Winter Bass fly fishing in Austin Texas can be pretty productive, if the conditions are right.  With high hopes and tempered expectations, Robbie, Rango and I launched his sweet little Gheenoe at Fish Camp.   We headed downstream to the weir dam, where we hoped to find some white bass or LMB on “beds”.  No

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Lower Colorado River cleanup

Our Lower Colorado River cleanup took place this past Saturday, and was a good first step, with many more to come.  Folks from all over Austin (and Texas) participated, including Austin Sunshine Camps, Austin Swimming Association, Austin Area Paddlers meetup group, and MOC Kayaks.  We even had folks come in from Houston and Dallas to

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The bass were feeling “amorous”…

The bass were feeling amorous last Tuesday, when Dan and I hit Lady Bird Lake.  We put in at the Holiday Inn ramp, and headed upstream to Barton Creek.  We were looking for largemouth bass on “beds” and we were not disappointed.  LMB’s begin their mating ritual when water temps hit 60 degrees or so,

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New Year, new boat, new website…

Published on January 11, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

2013 is here!  I didn’t notice any changes from the “mayan” calendar, most of us are still here, and it’s time to fish! I recently added a new boat to my fleet, a “Towee” Rivermaster 16.  The Rivermaster is an awesome boat to guide and fish from!  I can’t wait to get my clients in

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